Abel Tapia

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Abel J. Tapia
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Member of the Colorado Senate
from the 3rd district
In office
Member of the Colorado House of Representatives
from the 46th district
In office
1998 – 2002[1]
Personal details
Born (1949-07-23) July 23, 1949 (age 69)
Pueblo, Colorado
Political partyDemocratic

Abel J. Tapia is a Democratic politician from Colorado. He served as a member of the Colorado House of Representatives from 1999 to 2003,[2] and the Colorado Senate, representing the 3rd District, from 2003 to 2010. Tapia left the Senate when he was appointed director of the Colorado lottery.[2]

On March 28, 2014 Tapia announced he was launching a campaign for the Colorado's 3rd congressional district of the United States House of Representatives.[3] He was defeated by republican incumbent Scott Tipton.[4]


  1. ^ Ballotpedia. Abel Tapia. Viewed: 2017-01-29.
  2. ^ a b "Colorado Lottery August 2010 Community Update". Colorado Lottery. Archived from the original on 2016-03-08. Retrieved 2013-11-14.
  3. ^ Tapia, Abel. "Abel J. Tapia for Congress". Committee to elect Abel J. Tapia. Archived from the original on 22 May 2014. Retrieved 23 May 2014.
  4. ^ http://www.9news.com/story/news/politics/2014/11/04/colorado-district-3-race-results/18441823/

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