|U.S. House, Colorado, District 3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next primary||June 24, 2014|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Colorado State Senate District 3|
|Colorado House of Representatives|
|Associate's||Southern Colorado State College|
Tapia was Member/President of the Pueblo School Board from 1993 to 1997. He served in the Colorado State House of Representatives from 1998 to 2002.
Tapia earned his AAD from Southern Colorado State College. He went on to receive his BSCE in Engineering from Colorado State. He then attended the Graduate School of Business and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Tapia worked as Chief Engineer for CF and I Steel Corporation. He has been owner of Abel Engineering Professionals Incorporated since 1985.
Tapia served on the following committee while a member of the Colorado State Senate:
Tapia is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Colorado's 3rd District. Tapia is seeking the Democratic nomination in the primary on June 24, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.
- See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2010
Tapia was ineligible to run for re-election in 2010 due to Colorado's term limits.
Tapia raised $51,853 for his campaign.
|Colorado State Senate, District 3 General election (2006)|
|Abel J. Tapia (D)||37562|
In 2006, Tapia collected $51,853 in donations.
His two largest contributors in 2006 were:
|Colorado Professional Fire Fighters||$4,000|
|Pueblo Ed Association||$1,054|
Tapia has three children.
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- United States House of Representatives
- Colorado's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014
- Colorado's 3rd Congressional District
- Campaign website
- Facebook page
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Project Vote Smart biography of Senator Abel Tapia
- Campaign Contributions: 2008 2006 2004 2002 2000 1998
- Senator Tapia on State Surge
- Colorado election results
|Colorado State Senate - District 3
| Succeeded by|
Angela Giron (D)