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Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo.

Senator (1st full term)

Democrat



Biography

Political Highlights: no previous office,
Born: November 28, 1964; New Delhi, India
Residence: Denver
Religion: Unspecified
Family: Wife, Susan Daggett; three children
Education: Wesleyan U., B.A. 1987; Yale U., J.D. 1993
Elected: 2010
Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Commodities, Risk Management & Trade; Conservation, Forestry & Natural Resources - Ranking Member; Nutrition, Specialty Crops, & Agricultural Research; Rural Development & Energy); Finance (Energy, Natural Resources & Infrastructure - Ranking Member; Taxation & IRS Oversight); Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (Children & Families; Primary Health and Retirement Security)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: 27th ranked Senate Democrat
Twitter: 30,731 followers
State Clout: Colorado is 39th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

2010 Election Results

Candidate

Michael Bennet (D)
Ken Buck (R)
Bob Kinsey (GREEN)
Maclyn Stringer (LIBERT)
Jason Napolitano (IRFM)
Charley Miller (UNA)
J. Moromisato (UNA)

Votes

851,590
822,731
38,768
22,589
19,415
11,330
5,767

%

48.1%
46.4%
2.2%
1.3%
1.1%
0.6%
0.3%