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Rep. Scott Tipton (R-Colo.)

  • District: 3rd District, Western Slope; Pueblo
  • Residence: Cortez
  • Born: November 9, 1956; Espanola, N.M.
  • Religion: Anglican
  • Family: Wife, Jean Tipton; two children
  • Education: Fort Lewis College, B.A. 1978 (political science)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Montezuma County Republican Party chairman, 1980-84; Republican nominee for U.S. House, 2006; Colo. House, 2009-10; U.S. House, 2011-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2010 (2nd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Conservation, Energy & Forestry); Natural Resources (Public Lands and Environmental Regulation; Water & Power); Small Business (Agriculture, Energy & Trade - Chairman; Contracting & Workforce)
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State Information: 3rd District, Western Slope; Pueblo

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Scott Tipton (R) 185,291 53.4%
Sal Pace (D) 142,619 41.1%
Tisha Casida (UNA) 11,125 3.2%
Gregory Gilman (LIBERT) 8,212 2.4%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 46% Mitt Romney: 52%
2008 Barack Obama: 48% John McCain: 50%




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