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  Rivera, Lionel
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameLionel Rivera
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Colorado Springs, Colorado , United States
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ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last ModifedCOSDem
Dec 01, 2008 11:29am
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InfoLionel Rivera was elected Mayor of Colorado Springs in April of 2003. In the prior years he served the community as Vice Mayor and At-Large City Councilman beginning in 1997.


Rivera has worked as a financial planner for nearly 20 years advising business owners, retirees, non-profits and young families on a range of financial issues.


Lionel and his wife, Lynn, were married at the St. Mary’s Cathedral Catholic Church in downtown Colorado Springs. The Rivera’s take great pride in their community service over the years ranging from Big Brothers – Big Sisters to the Colorado Springs Greater Chamber of Commerce.

Lionel Rivera came to Colorado Springs in 1984 as a Captain in the United States Army based at Fort Carson. After 10 years, Rivera was honorably discharged from the active Army as a Captain, and from the Army Reserves as a Major.



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Mar 15, 2011 03:00pm General Colo. Springs Mayor calls request for election observer a ‘cheap political stunt’  Article COSDem 
Jul 13, 2010 03:00pm General Gays take jab at Rivera; give big thanks to ‘Mayor Small’  Article COSDem 
May 16, 2010 06:00pm Idiocy GOP Mayor Lionel Rivera: Recession's Foreclosure Victims "Want a Homeless Life"  Article COSDem 

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  04/03/2007 Colorado Springs Mayor Won 59.23% (+39.99%)
  08/08/2006 CO District 05 - R Primary Lost 12.86% (-14.11%)
  04/01/2003 Colorado Springs Mayor Won 34.33% (+8.86%)
  04/06/1999 Colorado Springs City Council - At-Large Won 18.07% (+0.00%)
  04/01/1997 Colorado Springs City Council - At-Large - Special Election Won 30.61% (+14.52%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  04/06/2001 Colorado Springs City Council - At-Large Won 0.00% (-49.73%)
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