April 17, 2014

Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.)

  • District: 1st District, Denver
  • Residence: Denver
  • Born: July 29, 1957; Tachikawa, Japan
  • Religion: Presbyterian
  • Family: Husband, Lino Lipinsky; two children
  • Education: Colorado College, B.A. 1979 (political science); New York U., J.D. 1982
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Colo. House, 1993-96 (assistant minority leader, 1995-96); U.S. House, 1997-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1996 (9th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce (Communications & Technology; Environment & the Economy; Oversight & Investigations - Ranking Member)
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State Information: 1st District, Denver

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Diana DeGette (D) 237,579 68.2%
Danny Stroud (R) 93,217 26.8%
Frank Atwood (LIBERT) 12,585 3.6%
Gary Swing (GREEN) 4,829 1.4%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 69% Mitt Romney: 29%
2008 Barack Obama: 71% John McCain: 28%