Scott R. Tipton

Scott R. Tipton REPRepublican

American politician (born 1956)

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Scott R. TiptonREPRepublican American politician (born 1956)
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12
Years of Experience
COResidence (state)

Scott Randall Tipton (born November 9, 1956) is an American politician who served as the U.S. representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district from 2011 to 2021. A Republican, he was previously a member of the Colorado House of Representatives from 2009 to 2011. Tipton was first elected to the House in November 2010 when he defeated three-term Democratic incumbent John Salazar, and he was re-elected four times. In 2020, he lost renomination to Republican primary challenger Lauren Boebert in what was considered a major upset.

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Campaign Funding

20
18
$1,587,446
Total Raised
$1,656,977
Total Spent
$34,617
Cash on Hand
Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 10) View All Industries
99%
Retired$109,926
95%
Commercial Banks$105,300
95%
Real Estate$105,250
89%
Securities & Investment$99,200
75%
Oil & Gas$82,950
66%
Leadership PACs$73,540
42%
Insurance$46,226
31%
Automotive$33,995
28%
Food & Beverage$31,400
28%
Health Professionals$30,950
Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.

Largest Contributors

Funding generally from an organization's PAC or its members/employees. Organizations did not donate directly.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education5 - 5 of 3
Fort Lewis College
1978
Montezuma-Cortez High School
primary education
Past Positions1 - 8 of 8
Representative
United States House of Representatives, Colorado
2011 - 2021
Representative
Colorado State House of Representatives
2009 - 2011
Chair
McInnis for Congress
1992
Chair
McInnis for Congress
2002
3rd Congressional Chair
Ronald Reagan Presidential Campaign
1980
Employee
Mesa Indian Trading Company
Co-Founder
Mesa Verde Indian Pottery
President
Tipton Limited
Other Experience1 - 27 of 27
Member
National Rifle Association (NRA)
Current
Delegate
Republican National Convention
1976
Delegate
Republican National Convention
1980
Delegate
Republican National Convention
1988
Delegate
Republican National Convention
1996
Chair
Montezuma County Republican Party
Former Member
Pueblo Community College Advisory Board
Former Member
Crow Canyon Archeological Center Board
Former Member
Mesa Verde Foundation Board
Member
Mesa Verde National Park Board of Trustees
Member
Montezuma County 100 Club
Chair
Congressional Western Caucus
Current
Co-Founder
Congressional Small Business Caucus
Current
Member
Natural Gas Caucus
Former Assistant Ranking Minority Member
Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Agriculture Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Small Business Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Financial Services Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Natural Resources Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Terrorism and Illicit Finance Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Federal Lands Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Member
Republican Israel Caucus
Member
Beef Caucus