Mike Coffman
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Mike Coffman

Republican

American politician

Aurora, Colorado
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Mike Coffman

American politician
Summary
Issues
Experience
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66
Years of Age
24
Years of Experience
COResidence (state)

Michael Harold Coffman (born March 19, 1955) is an American politician, businessman, and veteran of the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps serving as Mayor of Aurora, Colorado since 2019. A Republican, Coffman served as the U.S. Representative for Colorado's 6th congressional district for five terms, as well as Secretary of State of Colorado and Colorado State Treasurer. The son of a soldier, Coffman was born in Missouri and moved to Aurora when he was 9 years old. He enlisted in the army himself at age 17, serving two years before leaving for the reserves to attend college. Coffman received his B.A. from the University of Colorado, while attending special programs at Harvard and the University of Veracruz. After transferring to the Marine Corps Reserve, Coffman founded a property management company in Aurora in 1983. As a soldier, Coffman served in both the Gulf War and the Iraq War. Coffman was first elected to the Colorado House of Representatives in 1988, being reelected until his appointment to the State Senate in December 1994. He was then elected as Colorado State Treasurer in 1998 and as Colorado Secretary of State in 2006. He resigned as Secretary of State when he was elected to the United States Congress, where he served until his defeat for reelection by Jason Crow in 2018.

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Experience

Education

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John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Graduated Senior Executive Program for State and Local Government
1995
University of Colorado
BA
1974 - 1979
University of Veracruz in Xalapa, Mexico
Attended
1977
D.G. Vaishnav College in Chennai, India
Attended
1976

Past Positions

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Mayor
City of Aurora, Colorado
2019 - Current
Representative
United States House of Representatives
2009 - 2019
Secretary of State
Colorado
2006 - 2008
Senator
Colorado State Senate
1994 - 1998
Representative
Colorado State House of Representatives
1988 - 1994
Civil Officer
United States Marine Corps
2005 - 2006
Former Founder
Colorado Property Management Group, Incorporated
1983 - 2000
Served
United States Army Reserves
1975 - 1978
Served
United States Army
1972 - 1974

Other Experience

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Member
United States Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
Current
Member
University Park United Methodist Church
Current
Member
South Metro Chamber of Commerce
Current
Member
Faith Presbyterian Church, Aurora
Current
Member
Aurora Chamber of Commerce
Current
Member
Aurora Republican Forum
Current
Member
American Legion
Current
Member
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Current
Member
Tea Party Caucus
Current
Member
Balanced Budget Amendment Caucus
Current
Former Chair
Subcommittee on Military Personnel, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Veterans' Affairs, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Armed Services Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Health, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Technology Modernization, United States House of Reprsentatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, United States House of Representatives

Campaign Funding

2016
2014
2012
20
16
$3,515,601
Total Raised
$3,521,511
Total Spent
$16,613
Cash on Hand

Top Industries

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