Alec Garnett

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Alec Garnett
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Majority Leader of the Colorado House of Representatives
Assumed office
January 4, 2019
Preceded byKC Becker
Member of the Colorado House of Representatives
from the 2nd district
Assumed office
January 7, 2015
Preceded byMark Ferrandino
Personal details
Political partyDemocratic
EducationCollege of Wooster (BA)
University of Colorado, Denver (MPA)

Alec Garnett is a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives and the current House Majority Leader. He represents District 2, which covers a portion of the city of Denver. He was first elected in 2014 to replace retiring House Speaker Mark Ferrandino.

Career[edit]

Prior to taking office, Garnet was the Executive Director of the Colorado Democratic Party. He previously worked as a legislative assistant to U.S. Representative Ed Perlmutter and legislative director to U.S. Representative John Adler.[1]

Garnett was elected to his seat in 2014 with 72.6% of the vote against Republican Party opponent Jon Roberts. He was reelected in 2016 with 73.28% of the vote against Republican opponent Paul Linton.[2]

Garnett serves on the House Appropriations Committee, the House Business Affairs and Labor Committee, and the House Education Committee.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Garnet's father, Stan, is the former district attorney for Boulder County, Colorado.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lee, Kurtis (February 5, 2013). "Alec Garnett to run for House District 2 seat being vacated by Speaker Ferrandino". Denver Post. Retrieved July 8, 2017.
  2. ^ "Alec Garnett". Ballotpedia. Retrieved July 8, 2017.
  3. ^ "Representative Alec Garnett". Colorado General Assembly. Retrieved July 8, 2017.
  4. ^ http://www.dailycamera.com/news/boulder/ci_27276902/alec-garnett-son-boulder-d-marks-first-day

External links[edit]

Colorado House of Representatives
Preceded by
KC Becker
Majority Leader of the Colorado House of Representatives
2019–present
Incumbent