|Virginia Senate District 29|
|1976 - Present|
|January 11, 2012|
|Years in position||37|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2007|
|Next election||November 8, 2011|
|Place of birth||Frostburg, MD|
Colgan served in the U.S. Army Air Corp. and the Air Force. Colgan is a member of the Roman Catholic Church.
- See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011
On November 8, 2011, Colgan won re-election to District 29 of the Virginia State Senate. He was unchallenged in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.
|Virginia State Senate, District 29 General Election, 2011|
|Democratic||Charles Colgan Incumbent||55.1%||13,365|
Colgan raised $542,152 for his campaign while Fitzsimmonds raised $473,577.
|Virginia State Senate, District 29 (2007)|
|Charles Colgan (D)||21,010||54.10%|
|Robert Fitzsimmonds (R)||17,766||45.75%|
Below are Charles' top 5 campaign contributors in the 2007 election:
|Virginia Senate Democratic Caucus||$65,144|
|Capital Aviation Instrument Corporation||$35,000|
|Moving Virginia Forward||$22,732|
|Michael J. Colgan||$20,000|
Colgan was born in Frostburg, Maryland on September 25, 1926l.
- Biography from the Virginia Legislature
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Sen. Colgan on State Surge
- Campaign contributions:1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007
- Charles Colgan on Facebook
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