|Colorado House of Representatives District, 29|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||Four consecutive terms|
|Colorado House of Representatives|
|January 12, 2011-2013|
|Service/branch||United State Navy|
|Years of service||1988|
Ramirez received an associate's degree in business. He is currently working toward his B.A. in Public Administration Management. Ramirez served in the United States Navy in 1988. He has worked as a manager.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ramirez served on these committees:
- Education Committee, Colorado House of Representatives
- Transportation Committee, Colorado House of Representatives
Ramirez sponsored the Safer Schools Act of 2011 (House Bill 1121) in the 2011 session, along with Sen. Keith King. The bill places a ban on the hiring of non-classified public school employees who have been convicted of a felony.
The bill was amended to allow for employment of felons convicted of domestic violence, a first or second degree assault, and felony drug offenses under prescribed conditions.
Elections for the office of Colorado House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 24, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 31, 2014. Incumbent Tracy Kraft-Tharp was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Robert Edgar Ramirez was unopposed in the Republican primary. Kraft-Tharp, Ramirez and Hans Romer (L) will face off in the general election.
Ramirez ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Colorado House of Representatives District 29. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 26, 2012. He was defeated by Tracy Kraft-Tharp (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Colorado House of Representatives, District 29, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Robert Ramirez Incumbent||43.1%||16,281|
|Libertarian||Hans V. Romer||5.6%||2,129|
Ramirez defeated incumbent Democrat Debbie Benefield in the November 2 general election.
|Colorado House of Representatives, District 29 General election (2010)|
|Robert Ramirez (R)||12,738|
|Debbie Benefield (D)||12,541|
In 2010, Ramirez raised $39,726 in contributions.
His four largest contributors were:
|Jefferson County Republican Central Cmte||$1,805|
|Colorado Rural Electric Association||$1,400|
|The Caci Prosperity Fund||$1,300|
|Colorado Good Government League||$1,100|
Ramirez and his wife Suzanne have one child.
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- Colorado House of Representatives
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- Colorado State Legislature
- Robert Ramirez's campaign website
- House website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- "Felons in schools bill heads back to House," Colorado News Agency, May 3rd, 2011
- Colorado Secretary of State, "Official primary candidate list," accessed May 1, 2014
- Colorado Secretary of State, "Unofficial primary election results," accessed June 25, 2014
- Colorado Secretary of State, "Unofficial general election candidate list," accessed July 23, 2014
- Colorado Secretary of State, "Official 2012 Primary election results," accessed April 14, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Minnesota Leaders," February 4, 2012
|Colorado House District 29
| Succeeded by|
Tracy Kraft-Tharp (D)