Jessie Ulibarri

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Jessie Ulibarri
Member of the Colorado Senate
from the 21st district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 9, 2013
Preceded by Betty Boyd
Personal details
Political party Democratic

Jessie Ulibarri is an American politician from Colorado. A Democrat, Ulibarri serves in the Colorado Senate representing District 21 in Adams County.

Ulibarri was elected to the senate in 2012, beating Republican Francine Bigelow 64%-36%.[1] His candidacy was endorsed by the Colorado Conservation Voters and the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund.

Ulibarri is openly gay. He is one of eight openly gay legislators,[2] alongside fellow senators Lucía Guzmán (D - SD 34) and Pat Steadman (D - SD 31), as well as representatives Mark Ferrandino (D - HD 2), Dominick Moreno (D - HD 32), Joann Ginal (D - HD 52), Paul Rosenthal (D - HD 9) and Sue Schafer (D - HD 24).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ashley Reimers (November 7, 2012). "Ulibarri wins Senate 21 race". Thornton Sentinel. 
  2. ^ Matthew Pizzuti (November 8, 2012). "First openly LGBT person to hold speaker's gavel in Colorado House". LGBTQ Nation. 

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