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Edward Vigil

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Edward Vigil
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Colorado House of Representatives District 62
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$30,000/year
Per diem$45/day in Denver area, $183/day outside
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Education
Bachelor'sAdams State College
Personal
Place of birthSan Pablo, CO
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Edward Vigil is a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives, representing the 62nd District since 2009. He formerly served as Costilla County Commissioner.

Vigil earned his BA in Business Administration/Sociology from Adams State College.

Vigil has worked as detox specialist/substance abuse counselor for the San Luis Valley Mental Health Center. He has also been special investigator for the 12th Judicial District Attorney Office. He is currently co-owner of Sangre de Cristo Laboratory.

Issues

Vigil did not provide answers to the Colorado State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[1]

Vigil's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 09-1299 - National Popular Vote Agreement
  • HB 09-1302 - Preference For Colorado Steel
  • HB 09-1326 - Integrity Of Citizen-Initiated Petitions

For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.

Farmers' market

Vigil co-sponsored Senate Bill 258 with Sen. Gail Schwartz and Rep. Don Coram. It passed out of the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee in late April 2011. The measure allows non-perishable food such as baked goods, jams, jellies and eggs to be sold at farmers markets and similar venues by vendors who produce the goods in their home kitchens.

The committee modified some of the provisions, such as the types of foods, some regulatory items, and the addition of labeling requirements for egg sellers. The measure went to the Senate Appropriations Committee for consideration after it passed out of the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Vigil served on the following committees:

Colorado Committee Assignments, 2013
Capital Development, Chair
Agriculture, Livestock and Natural Resources, Vice Chair
Local Government

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Vigil served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Vigil served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2012

Vigil won re-election in the 2012 election for Colorado House of Representatives District 62. He ran unopposed in the June 26, 2012, Democratic primary. He defeated Timothy Lee Walters (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Colorado House of Representatives, District 62, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEdward Vigil Incumbent 60.7% 21,124
     Republican Tim Walters 39.3% 13,685
Total Votes 34,809

2010

See also: Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2010

Vigil ran for re-election to the 62nd District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Republican Randy Jackson in the November 2 general election.

Colorado House of Representatives, District 62 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Edward Vigil (D) 11,842
Randy Jackson (R) 9,324

2008

On November 4, 2008, Vigil won election to the 62nd District seat in the Colorado House of Representatives, defeating opponent Randy Jackson (R).[5]

Vigil raised $20,607 for his campaign, while Jackson raised $27,335.[6]

Colorado State House, District 62 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Edward Vigil (D) 15,438
Randy Jackson (R) 11,015

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Vigil is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Vigil raised a total of $42,037 during that time period. This information was last updated on 5/30/2013.[7]

Edward Vigil's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Colorado State House, District 62 Won $10,230
2010 Colorado State House, District 62 Won $11,200
2008 Colorado State House, District 62 Won $20,607
Grand Total Raised $42,037

2012

Vigil won re-election to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Vigil raised a total of $10,230.

2010

Vigil won re-election to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Vigil raised a total of $11,200.

2008

Vigil won election to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Vigil raised a total of $20,607.

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Personal

Vigil has a wife, Evelyn.

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