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Mark Udall
Mark Udall.jpg
U.S. Senate, Colorado
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
United States House of Representatives
1999-2008
Colorado State House of Representatives
1997-1998
Education
Bachelor'sWilliams College, 1972
Personal
BirthdayJuly 18, 1950
Place of birthTucson, AZ
ProfessionEducator
ReligionUnspecified
Websites
Office website
Mark Udall (b. July 18, 1950) is a Democratic member of the U.S. Senate from the state of Colorado. Udall was first elected to the Senate in 2008.

Career

Below is an abbreviated outline of Udall's academic, professional and political career:[1]

  • 1972: Graduated from Williams College with B.A.
  • 1974: Field coordinator, Morris K. Udall for President
  • 1985-1995: Executive director, Colorado Outward Bound School
  • 1996-1998: Colorado House of Representatives
  • 1999-2009: U.S. Representative from Colorado
  • 2009-Present: U.S. Senator from Colorado

Committee assignments

U.S. Senate

2011-2012

  • Armed Services
    • Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
    • Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support
    • Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
  • Energy and Natural Resources
    • Subcommittee on Energy
    • Subcommittee on National Parks, Chair
    • Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests
  • Intelligence
  • Aging

Issues

Political positions

Percentage voting with party

The website Open Congress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus. According to the website, Udall votes with the Democratic Party 89.4% of the time. This ranks 43rd among the 51 Senate Democrats in 2011.[2]

Elections

2008

On November 4, 2008, Udall won election to the United States Senate. He defeated Bob Schaffer, Douglas Campbell, and Bob Kinsey in the general election.[3]

U.S. Senate, Colorado General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMark Udall 52.8% 1,230,994
     Republican Bob Schaffer 42.5% 990,755
     American Constitution Douglas Campbell 2.6% 59,733
     Green Bob Kinsey 2.1% 50,004
Total Votes 2,331,486

Campaign donors

2008

Udall won re-election to the U.S. Senate in 2008. During that re-election cycle, Udall's campaign committee raised a total of $11,667,048 and spent $12,867,562.[4]

His top 5 contributors between 2007-2008 were:


Recent news

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Personal

Udall and his wife, Maggie Fox, have two children.

External links


References

Political offices
Preceded by
Wayne Allard
U.S. Senate - Colorado
2009-Present
Succeeded by
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