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  |Position = Virginia Senate District 29
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  |Tenure = 1976 - Present
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Revision as of 21:00, 21 August 2011

Charles Colgan
Charles Colgan.jpg
Virginia Senate District 29
Incumbent
In office
1976 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2012
Party[[Democratic]]
Compensation
Base salary$18,000/year
Per diem$169/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2007
First elected1975
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionLegislator
Websites
[Senate website Office website]
Charles Colgan
Charles Colgan.jpg
Virginia Senate District 29
Incumbent
Assumed office
1976
Current term ends
January 11, 2012
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Website Senate website
Charles Colgan has been a Democratic member of the Virginia State Senate since 1976, representing the 29th district. He currently serves as President Pro Tempore.

Colgan served in the U.S. Army Air Corp. and the Air Force. Colgan is a member of the Roman Catholic Church.

Committee assignments

District 29

Colgan represents Virginia Senate District 29. Senate District 29 includes Manassas, Manassas Park, Prince William County(part).

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011

Colgan is running for re-election to the District 29 seat of the Virginia State Senate. He is unopposed in the August 23 primary and the November 8 general election.

2007

On Nov. 6, 2007, Colgan won re-election to the 29th District Seat in the Virginia State Senate, defeating opponent Robert Fitzsimmonds (R).[1]

Colgan raised $542,152 for his campaign while Fitzsimmonds raised $473,577.[2]

Virginia State Senate, District 29 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Charles Colgan (D) 21,010 54.10%
Robert Fitzsimmonds (R) 17,766 45.75%

Campaign donors

Below are Charles' top 5 campaign contributors in the 2007 election:

Contributor 2007 total
Virginia Senate Democratic Caucus $65,144
Capital Aviation Instrument Corporation $35,000
One Virginia $30,000
Moving Virginia Forward $22,732
Michael J. Colgan $20,000

Personal

Colgan was born in Frostburg, Maryland on September 25, 1926l.

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Virginia Senate District 29
1976-present
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