Charles Colgan

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Charles Colgan
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Virginia Senate District 29
Incumbent
In office
1976 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2012
Years in position 38
PartyDemocratic
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
Birthday09/25/1926
Place of birthFrostburg, MD
ProfessionLegislator
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
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 won unopposed in the August 23 primary and is running unopposed in 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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Political offices
Preceded by
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Virginia Senate District 29
1976-present
Succeeded by
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