Vera Ortegon

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Vera Ortegon
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Lieutenant Governor of Colorado
Former Candidate
PartyRepublican
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ProfessionFormer Pueblo City Councilwoman; Healthcare professional
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Vera Ortegon was a Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Colorado in the 2014 elections. Her running mate, Mike Kopp, sought the party's nomination in the gubernatorial primary election on June 24, 2014.[1]

Ortegon was a Republican candidate for District 3 of the Colorado State Senate.[2] The primary election was on August 10, 2010, and the general election was on November 2.

Biography

Ortegon graduated with a degree in Microbiology and Biochemistry from Rutgers University. Ortegon worked as a lab manager or the University of Southern Colorado Biochemistry Research Lab from 1980 to 1984 and as research lab manager at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Biotechnology Center.[2]

Ortegon works as a healthcare professional and is a former Pueblo city councilwoman.

Elections

2014

See also: Colorado Lieutenant Gubernatorial election, 2014

Ortegon ran for election to the office of Lieutenant Governor of Colorado. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

2010

See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2010

Ortegon defeated Alexander Lucero-Mugatu in the August 10 primary. She was defeated by Angela Giron (D) 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

Personal

Ortegon and her husband, Anthony, have two children. They live in Pueblo, Colorado.[2]

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