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Joseph Garcia
Joseph Garcia.jpg
Lieutenant Governor of Colorado
Incumbent
In office
January 11, 2011 - Present
Term ends
2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Predecessor Barbara O'Brien (D)
Compensation
Base salary$68,500
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$4,579,658
Term limitsNone
Prior offices
President of CSU-Pueblo
2007 - 2010
Education
High schoolT.C. Williams High School (1975)
Bachelor'sUniversity of Colorado at Boulder (1979)
J.D.Harvard University (1983)
Personal
BirthdayMarch 21, 1957
Place of birthPueblo, Colorado
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Joseph Garcia (b. March 21, 1957, in Pueblo, Colorado) is the Democratic Lieutenant Governor of Colorado. He shared a 2010 ticket with John Hickenlooper and first assumed office as Lieutenant Governor in 2011.[1]

Biography

Garcia was president of Pikes Peak Community College from 2001 to 2006.[1] He has also worked as the executive director of Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies, the president of Colorado State University-Colorado Springs, lecturer at Colorado University-Colorado Springs, Colorado University-Denver, Colorado College, and Pikes Peak Community College, and as a litigation partner at Holme Roberts and Owen.[1]

Education

  • Lathrop High School (1975)[2]
  • T.C. Williams High School (1975)
  • B.S. in Business - University of Colorado at Boulder (1979)
  • J.D. - Harvard University (1983)

Political career

Colorado Lieutenant Governor (2011-Present)

Garcia first assumed office as Lieutenant Governor of Colorado in 2011.[1]

Elections

2014

See also: Colorado's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014 and United States House of Representatives elections in Colorado, 2014

Garcia is considered a potential Democratic challenger to incumbent Republican 3rd District Rep. Scott Tipton in the 2014 U.S. House elections.[3]

2010

See also: Colorado lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2010 and Lieutenant Governor elections, 2010

Garcia defeated Tambor Williams (R), Ken Wyble (L), Pat Miller (C), Victoria A. Adams (I) and Heather A. McKibben (I) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]


2010 Colorado lieutenant gubernatorial general election
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Democratic Party Approveda Joseph Garcia 51.01%
     Republican Party Tambor Williams 11.13%
     Constitution Party Pat Miller 36.43%
     Libertarian Party Ken Wyble 0.74%
     Independent Victoria A. Adams 0.48%
     Independent Heather A. McKibben 0.19%
     write-in Ed E. Coron >0.01%
     write-in Sherry Cusson >0.01%
     write-in Antoinette M. Schaeffer >0.01%
     write-in Stephanie L. Mercer >0.01%
Total Votes 1,787,730

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Garcia is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Garcia raised a total of $4,579,658 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 8, 2013.[5]

Joseph Garcia's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Lieutenant Governor of Colorado Not up for election $552,457
2010 Lieutenant Governor of Colorado Won $4,027,201
Grand Total Raised $4,579,658

2010

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Personal

Garcia and his wife, Claire, have four children.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Barbara O'Brien (D)
Lieutenant Governor of Colorado
2011 - present
Succeeded by
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