Mike Coffman - REP Incumbent

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Assumed congressional office in 2009. Former Career: Secretary of State of Colorado, Colorado State Treasurer, Colorado Senate, Colorado House of Representatives. Education: University of Colorado. Currently resides in Aurora. Coffman was born in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, and in 1972, enlisted in the U.S. Army. The following year he earned a high school diploma through an army program. Leaving active duty for the U.S. Army Reserve in 1974, he entered the University of Colorado, under the G.I. Bill graduating in 1979 with a bachelor’s degree in political science. Upon graduation, Coffman transferred from the Army Reserve to the United States Marine Corps, becoming an infantry officer. He retired from the Marine Corps in 1992 after a total of 22 years of military service. In 1996, he was elected to a full term to the Colorado State Senate and to Congress in 2009. As a Congressman Coffman generally supports pro-life legislation, opposes requiring states to adopt federal education standards, supports building the Keystone Pipeline, opposes the federal regulation of greenhouse gas. Coffman supports nationwide reciprocity of concealed weapons permits and opposes universal background checks for gun purchases. Although opposed to same sex marriage, Coffman co- sponsored the Employment Non- Discrimination Act, which prohibits discrimination in hiring and employment on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Coffman is in favor of a "full repeal" of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), but voted against the American Health Care Act of 2017, a Republican bill which would have partially repealed the ACA. In August 2014, Coffman broke ranks with the Republican Party and voted against a bill that would have dismantled the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. He currently resides in Aurora.

Age: 64

Years In Office: 11

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