Janak Joshi

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Janak Joshi
Member of the Colorado House of Representatives
In office
January 9, 2013 – January 11, 2017
Preceded byLarry Liston
Succeeded byLarry Liston
ConstituencyDistrict 16[1]
In office
January 12, 2011 – January 9, 2013
Preceded byKent Lambert
Succeeded byDan Nordberg
ConstituencyDistrict 14
Personal details
BornAhmedabad, India
NationalityAmerican
Political partyRepublican
Alma materUniversity of Northern Colorado
Gujarat University
ProfessionPhysician

Janak Joshi[2] was an American physician[3] but is now a politician. From January 9, 2013, to January 11, 2017, Joshi represented District 16 at the Colorado House of Representatives. He previously served a two-year term in the District 14 seat from January 12, 2011, until January 9, 2013.

Joshi is a candidate in the Republican primary for Colorado's 8th congressional district in the 2024 election.[4]

Education[edit]

Joshi earned his MS from the University of Northern Colorado and his MD from Gujarat University.

Elections[edit]

  • 2016 Joshi lost to fellow Republican Larry Liston in the primary, with Liston winning 60.87% of the vote to Joshi's 39.13%.[5]
  • 2012 Redistricted to District 16, and with incumbent Republican representative Larry Liston running for Colorado Senate, Joshi ran unopposed for the June 26, 2012 Republican primary, winning with 7,313 votes,[6] and won the three-way November 6, 2012 General election with 21,781 votes (68.2%) against Libertarian candidate Michael Giallombardo and American Constitution candidate David Rawe.[7]
  • 2010 When District 14 Republican representative Kent Lambert ran for Colorado Senate, Joshi was unopposed for both the August 10, 2010 Republican primary, winning with 6,618 votes,[8] and the November 2, 2010 General election, winning with 20,352 votes.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Janak Joshi". Denver, Colorado: Colorado General Assembly. Archived from the original on August 5, 2014. Retrieved January 9, 2014.
  2. ^ "Janak Joshi's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved January 9, 2014.
  3. ^ O'Rourke (8 February 2024). "Doctoring His Resumé? Congressional Candidate Who Surrendered His Medical License Still Calls Himself a Physician". Colorado Times Recorder. Retrieved 4 April 2024.
  4. ^ Luning, Ernest (26 January 2024). "Former Colorado Springs state lawmaker Janak Joshi jumps in GOP primary in Colorado's 8th CD". Colorado Politics. Retrieved 30 January 2024.
  5. ^ Ballotpedia. Janak Joshi. Retrieved: 2017-01-21.
  6. ^ "2012 Republican Party state representatives primary results". Denver, Colorado: Secretary of State of Colorado. Retrieved January 9, 2014.
  7. ^ "2012 General election state representatives results". Denver, Colorado: Secretary of State of Colorado. Retrieved January 9, 2014.
  8. ^ "Official Publication of the Abstract of Votes Cast for the 2010 Primary & 2010 General" (PDF). Denver, Colorado: Secretary of State of Colorado. p. 93. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 30, 2014. Retrieved January 9, 2014.
  9. ^ "Official Publication of the Abstract of Votes Cast for the 2010 Primary & 2010 General" (PDF). Denver, Colorado: Secretary of State of Colorado. p. 127. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 30, 2014. Retrieved January 9, 2014.

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