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Joe NeguseDEMDemocrat United States Representative, CO-2
38
Years of Age
COResidence (state)

Joseph D. Neguse (nə-GOOSS; born May 13, 1984) is an American lawyer and politician serving as the U.S. representative for Colorado's 2nd congressional district since 2019. The district is based in Boulder and includes many of Denver's northwestern suburbs, as well as Fort Collins. A member of the Democratic Party, he was a regent of the University of Colorado from 2008 to 2015. Neguse is the first Eritrean-American elected to the United States Congress and Colorado's first black member of Congress.

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Campaign Funding

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$1,244,064
Total Raised
$1,029,283
Total Spent
$214,781
Cash on Hand
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education6 - 6 of 4
University of Colorado
University of Colorado Boulder
bachelor's degree
2002 - 2005
ThunderRidge High School
University of Colorado Law School
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
Representative
United States House of Representatives, Colorado
2019
Executive Director
Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies
2015 - 2017
Associate Attorney
Holland and Hart, Limited Liability Partnership
2009 - 2015
Employee
Administrative Law, Snell & Wilmer
Former Director
Colorado Consumer Protection Agency
Former Staff
Andrew Romanoff, Former Speaker of the House, Colorado General Assembly
Other Experience1 - 10 of 10
Member
Board of Trustees, Colorado Symphony Orchestra
2015 - 2018
Member
Board of Directors, Statewide Internet Portal Authority (SIPA)
2015 - 2017
Member
Board of Directors, Qualistar Colorado
2015 - 2017
Regent
Board of Regents, University of Colorado
2009 - 2015
Commissioner
Boulder Housing Partners
2007 - 2009
Co-Founder
New Era Colorado
2006 - 2008
Former Chair
Audit Committee, Board of Regents, University of Colorado
Former Commissioner
Boulder Housing Authority, Boulder City Council
Former Vice-Chair
Budget and Finance Committee, Board of Regents, University of Colorado
Former Member
Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife, United States House of Representatives