Mark Udall

Mark Udall DEMDemocrat

American politician

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Mark UdallDEMDemocrat American politician
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Mark Emery Udall (YOO-dawl; born July 18, 1950) is an American politician who served as a United States Senator from Colorado from 2009 to 2015. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served in the United States House of Representatives, representing Colorado's 2nd congressional district. Prior to being elected to Congress, he represented parts of Boulder, Colorado in the Colorado House of Representatives. Throughout his career he has proposed legislation to support renewable energy, expand national parks and protect natural resources. Born in Tucson, Arizona, he is the son of former U.S. Representative Mo Udall and the nephew of former U.S. Representative Stewart Udall. A member of the Udall family, a western American political family, his relatives include New Mexico's Tom Udall and Utah's Mike Lee. Udall ran for reelection in 2014 to a second term in the U.S. Senate, but was narrowly defeated by Republican challenger Cory Gardner.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Williams College
Bachelor of Arts
Canyon del Oro High School
primary school
Past Positions1 - 10 of 10
United States Senate
2008 - 2014
United States House of Representatives
1999 - 2008
Colorado State House of Representatives
1997 - 1998
Field Organizer
Morris K. Udall for President
1974 - 1975
Deputy Regional Whip
United States House of Representatives
Executive Director
Colorado Outward Bound School
1985 - 1995
Course Director
Colorado Outward Bound School
1975 - 1985
Colorado Outward Bound School
1975 - 1985
Mountain Guide
Other Experience1 - 9 of 9
Parkinson's Action Network
American Alpine Club
Member, Board of Directors
Berger Foundation
North Atlantic Treaty Organization Parliamentary Assembly
Vice President
Democratic Freshman Class
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus
Former Member
Armed Forces Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, United States Senate
Democratic Homeland Security Task Force
Congressional Fitness Caucus