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Senator
John Hickenlooper, Senate Candidate [D, CO]
for
Colorado

About

John Hickenlooper Jr is an American politician and businessman who served as the 42nd Governor of Colorado from 2011 to 2019.  Born in Narberth, Pennsylvania, Hickenlooper is a graduate of Wesleyan University. After his career as a geologist, Hickenlooper entered a career in business and cofounded the Wynkoop Brewing Company in Denver.

 

Hickenlooper was elected the 43rd mayor of Denver in 2003, serving two terms, until 2011. After incumbent governor Bill Ritter announced that he would not seek reelection, Hickenlooper announced his intentions to run for the Democratic nomination, in January 2010. He won in an uncontested primary and faced Constitution Party candidate, former representative Tom Tancredo, and Republican businessman Dan Maes in the general election, which he won with 51% of the vote. He was re-elected to a second term in 2014, defeating Republican former U.S. representative Bob Beauprez by 49% to 46%.

 

John Hickenlooper announced his campaign for the US Presidency on March 4, 2019.  He withdrew and is now running for the US Senate seat against incumbent Sen. Cory Gardner.

Bio-Information

Location Colorado
Party Democrat

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