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Gary Swing
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Former candidate for
U.S. House, Colorado, District 6
PartyGreen Party
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Colorado, Boulder, 1991
Master'sUniversity of Colorado, Denver, 1999
Date of birthJanuary 30, 1968
Place of birthWillingboro, NJ
ReligionHumanist Atheist
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Gary Swing was a 2014 Green Party candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 6th Congressional District of Colorado.[1] Gary Swing lost the general election on November 4, 2014.

Swing was a 2012 Green Party candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 1st Congressional District of Colorado.



See also: Colorado's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014

Colorado's 6th Congressional District was a battleground district in 2014 due to the fact that the seat was held by a Republican, but the district had a slight Democratic lean. In the primary, both incumbent Mike Coffman (R) and Andrew Romanoff (D) faced no challenger. Coffman triumphed over Romanoff, Libertarian Norm Olsen and Green Party candidate Gary Swing in the general election on November 4, 2014.[2][3]

U.S. House, Colorado District 6 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Coffman Incumbent 51.9% 143,467
     Democratic Andrew Romanoff 43% 118,847
     Libertarian Norm Olsen 3.1% 8,623
     Green Gary Swing 2% 5,503
Total Votes 276,440
Source: Colorado Secretary of State


See also: Colorado's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012

Swing ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Colorado's 1st District. He ran unopposed in the June 26, 2012, Green Party primary. He was defeated by incumbent Diana DeGette (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4]

U.S. House, Colorado District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDiana DeGette Incumbent 68.2% 237,579
     Republican Danny Stroud 26.8% 93,217
     Libertarian Frank Atwood 3.6% 12,585
     Green Gary Swing 1.4% 4,829
Total Votes 348,210
Source: Colorado Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

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