Alec Garnett

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Alec Garnett
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Garnett in 2018.
Member of the Colorado House of Representatives
from the 2nd district
Assumed office
January 7, 2015
Preceded byMark Ferrandino
Personal details
NationalityAmerican
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceDenver, Colorado
Alma materUniversity of Colorado Denver

Alec Garnett is a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives and the House Assistant 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

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