Bernie Herpin

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Bernie Herpin
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Colorado State Senate District 11
Incumbent
In office
2013 - Present
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Per diem$45/day in Denver area, $183/day outside
Elections and appointments
First elected September 10, 2013
Term limits8 years
Prior offices
Colorado Springs City Council
Five years
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Kansas
Master'sWebster University
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Navy
Years of service1965 - 1980
Service branchU.S. Air Force
Years of service1980 - 1985
Personal
Place of birthSt. Petersburg, Florida
Websites
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Bernie Herpin is a Republican member of Colorado State Senate District 11. He was selected to succeed John Morse (D) in a recall election on September 10, 2013.[1] Herpin was sworn in to office on October 3, 2013.[2]

Herpin served on the Colorado Springs City Council for five years.

Herpin earned his B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Kansas and his M.A. in Computer Resource Management from Webster University. His professional experience includes working as a defense contractor. He served in the United States Navy from 1965 to 1980 and the United States Air Force from 1980 to 1985.[3]

Elections

2013

See also: John Morse recall, Colorado State Senate (2013)

Herpin won election for Colorado State Senate District 13 in the recall election against incumbent Sen. John Morse. He was selected by local Republican leaders on July 9. The election took pace on September 10.[4][1]

Shall John Morse be recalled from the office of State Senate, District 11?
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Recall9,09450.96%
Retain8,75149.04%
Candidates nominated to succeed John Morse should he be recalled:
ResultVotesPercentage
ApprovedaBernie Herpin (R) 8,895 83.2%
DefeateddWrite-in 1,796 16.8%

Personal

Herpin and his wife, Linda, have three children.[3]

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See also

John Morse recall, Colorado State Senate (2013)

References

Political offices
Preceded by
John Morse
Colorado State Senate - District 11
2013–present
Succeeded by
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