|Virginia Senate District 29|
|1976 - Present|
|January 11, 2016|
|Years in position||38|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|Next general||November 3, 2015|
|Place of birth||Frostburg, MD|
Colgan served in the U.S. Army Air Corp. and the Air Force.
In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Colgan served on the following committees:
In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Colgan served on the following committees:
- See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011
|Virginia State Senate, District 29 General Election, 2011|
|Democratic||Charles Colgan Incumbent||55.1%||13,365|
- See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2007
Colgan raised $542,152 for his campaign while Fitzsimmonds raised $473,577.
|Virginia State Senate, District 29 (2007)|
|Charles Colgan (D)||21,010||54.10%|
|Robert Fitzsimmonds (R)||17,766||45.75%|
In 2011, Colgan received $529,971 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Virginia State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Charles Colgan's campaign in 2011|
|Virginia Senate Democratic Caucus||$198,210|
|Virginia Democratic Party||$152,321|
|Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association||$9,500|
|Alpha Natural Resources||$8,000|
|Saslaw For State Senate Senator Richard L||$5,000|
|Total Raised in 2011||$529,971|
|Total Votes received in 2011||13,365|
|Cost of each vote received||$39.65|
Below are Charles' top five campaign contributors in the 2007 election:
|Virginia Senate Democratic Caucus||$65,144|
|Capital Aviation Instrument Corporation||$35,000|
|Moving Virginia Forward||$22,732|
|Michael J. Colgan||$20,000|
Colgan was born in Frostburg, Maryland on September 25, 1926. Colgan is a member of the Roman Catholic Church.
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- Biography from the Virginia Legislature
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Sen. Colgan on State Surge
- Campaign contributions:1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007
- Charles Colgan on Facebook
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