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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.)

District: 2nd District
Political Highlights: Colo. Board of Education, 2001-07; U.S. House of Representatives, 2009-present
Born: May 12, 1975; Boulder, Colo.
Residence: Boulder
Religion: Jewish
Family: Partner, Marlon Reis; two children
Education: Princeton U., A.B. 1996
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2008 (4th term)
Committee Assignments: Education & the Workforce (Health, Employment, Labor & Pensions - Ranking Member; Higher Education & Workforce Training); Natural Resources (Energy & Mineral Resources; Federal Lands; Oversight and Investigations); Rules

Election History
2014generalJared Polis (D) 196,30056.7
George Leing (R) 149,64543.3
2012generalJared Polis (D) 234,75855.7
Kevin Lundberg (R) 162,63938.6
Randy Luallin (LIBERT) 13,7703.3
Susan Hall (GREEN) 10,4132.5
2010generalJared Polis (D) 148,72057.4
Stephen Bailey (R) 98,17137.9
Jenna Goss (AC) 7,0802.7
Curtis Harris (LIBERT) 5,0562.0
2008generalJared Polis (D) 215,57162.6
Scott Starin (R) 116,59133.9
J.A. Calhoun (GREEN) 10,0262.9
William Hammons (UNT) 2,1760.6
Roll Call Vitals


Colorado is 39th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


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Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.