Angela Giron

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Angela Giron
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Colorado State Senate, District 3
Former Member
In office
2011 - September 10, 2013
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionSeptember 10, 2013
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Term limits8 years
Personal
ProfessionBusinesswoman
Websites
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Angela Giron is a former Democratic member of the Colorado State Senate, representing District 3 from 2011 to September 10, 2013. She was defeated in a recall election on September 10, 2013 and replaced by George Rivera (R).[1]

Giron is a former congressional aide to U.S. Senator Ken Salazar and U.S. Senator Michael Bennet.

Biography

Giron graduated from Colorado State University-Pueblo. Her professional experience includes working as vice president of operations for Boys & Girls Club/Girls Incorporated.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Giron served on the following committees:

Colorado Committee Assignments, 2013
State, Veterans, and Military Affairs, Chair
Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Energy, Vice Chair
Capital Development

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Giron served on these committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Colorado's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014 and United States House of Representatives elections in Colorado, 2014

Giron was considered a potential Democratic challenger to incumbent Republican 3rd District Rep. Scott Tipton in the 2014 U.S. House elections. However, she did not seek election.[2]

2013

See also: Angela Giron recall, Colorado State Senate (2013)

Giron unsuccessfully defended her seat in the recall election on September 10. George Rivera (R) was selected to replace her.[3][4][1]

Shall Angela Giron be recalled from the office of State Senate, District 3?
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Recall19,35556.01%
Retain15,20143.99%
Candidates nominated to succeed Angela Giron should se be recalled:
ResultVotesPercentage
ApprovedaGeorge Rivera (R) 19,301 88.16%
DefeateddWrite-in 2,592 11.84%

2010

See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2010

Giron defeated Eric S. Taylor in the August 10 primary. She defeated Vera Ortegon in the November 2 general election.

Colorado State Senate, District 3 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Angela Giron (D) 24,827
Vera Ortegon (R) 20,313

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Giron is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Giron raised a total of $74,260 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 22, 2013.[5]

Angela Giron's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Colorado State Senate, District 3 Not up for election $5,550
2010 Colorado State Senate, District 3 Won $68,710
Grand Total Raised $74,260

2012

Giron was not up for election to the Colorado State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Giron raised a total of $5,550.
Colorado State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Angela Giron's campaign in 2012
Colorado Professional Fire Fighters$2,000
Weist, Jeffrey D$400
American Dream$400
Kogovsek, Ray$400
Johnson, Jerald$300
Total Raised in 2012$5,550
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Giron won election to the Colorado State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Giron raised a total of $68,710.

Personal

Giron and her husband, Steve, have one child.

Controversies

Recall efforts

See also: Angela Giron recall, Colorado State Senate (2013)

In May 2013, Giron was targeted for recall due to her support of gun control legislation. Supporters of the recall needed to collect 11,500 valid signatures by June 10 to force a recall election. More than 13,500 signatures were turned in to the Colorado Secretary of State, who certified them.[6][7] Giron was successfully recalled. George Rivera (R) was chosen to replace her in the Colorado State Senate.[8]

Shall Angela Giron be recalled from the office of State Senate, District 3?
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Recall19,35556.01%
Retain15,20143.99%
Candidates nominated to succeed Angela Giron should se be recalled:
ResultVotesPercentage
ApprovedaGeorge Rivera (R) 19,301 88.16%
DefeateddWrite-in 2,592 11.84%

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Political offices
Preceded by
Abel Tapia (D)
Colorado State Senate District 3
2011–2013
Succeeded by
George Rivera (R)