Brianna Buentello

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Bri Buentello
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Member of the Colorado House of Representatives
from the 47th district
Assumed office
January 4, 2019
Preceded byJudy Reyher
Personal details
Born (1989-09-21) September 21, 1989 (age 29)
Political partyDemocratic
ResidencePueblo, Colorado
Alma materNorthern Michigan University[1]
OccupationTeacher

Brianna Buentello (born September 21, 1989) is an American politician who is a member of the Colorado House of Representatives from the 47th district, which includes parts of Fremont and Pueblo counties, and all of Otero County. She serves on the Rural Affairs and Agriculture Committee, and is the vice-chair of the Education Committee.[2]

Political career[edit]

Election[edit]

Buentello was elected in the general election on November 6, 2018, winning 50.5 percent of the vote over 49.5 percent of Republican candidate Don Bendell.[3] She succeeded Judy Reyher, who was appointed to the position when Clarice Navarro, the previous incumbent, was appointed to serve in the Trump Administration.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zach Hillstrom (June 10, 2017). "Buentello announces candidacy for State House District 47". chieftain.com. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  2. ^ Anna Staver and Nic Garcia (January 7, 2019). "State legislators get to work". lajuntatribunedemocrat.com. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  3. ^ "Colorado Election Results - Official Certified Results - Colorado Secretary of State". sos.state.co.us. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  4. ^ "Judy Reyher Appointed to HD47". lajuntatribunedemocrat.com. November 28, 2017. Retrieved January 23, 2019.