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  Perlmutter, Ed
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<-  2011-01-03  
 
NameEd Perlmutter
Address2795 Juniper Dr.
Golden, Colorado , United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born May 01, 1953 (66 years)
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Last ModifedCrimson
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InfoA Lifelong Resident of the 7th Congressional District

A lifelong resident of Jefferson County in Colorado's 7th Congressional District, Ed is a product of public schools. Ed graduated from Jefferson High School in Edgewater and graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1975. Ed worked his way through law school as a laborer on construction projects.

A Family Man

Ed married Deana in 1980 and they are the proud parents of three daughters - Alexis (24), who works for "Grassroots Democrats", Abby who graduated from Wheat Ridge High School in 2005 and is currently attending the University of Northern Colorado and Zoey (14) who is a freshman at Wheat Ridge High School.

A Community Servant

An active member of our community, Ed recently led the successful mill levy effort to improve Jeffco Public Schools. As a busy dad, Ed has been involved with PTA's, Booster Club's, the Applewood Community Church, and with coaching the "Angels", Abby's competitive softball team.

Ed is a Trustee for the Midwest Research Institute (the primary operator of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory located in Golden), and a former Board Member of the National Jewish Medical & Research Center.

First Democrat Elected in Nearly Three Decades to Senate District 20

In 1994, Ed became the first Democrat elected in nearly 30 years to Senate District 20 located in the Wheat Ridge/Golden area.

In 2000, Ed helped lead the successful Democratic effort to takeover the Colorado State Senate for the first time since John F. Kennedy was President.

Accomplished Leader in Colorado State Senate

In the State Senate, Ed was the Chair of the Bi-Partisan Renewable Energy Caucus, and was elected by his colleagues as the President Pro Tem of the Senate during the 2001 and 2002 Session. Ed was recognized for his leadership in carrying legislation promoting renewable energy, consumer protection and responsible growth.

Among the many awards Ed received while in the Senate are:

Legal Aid Award for Equal Justice Under the Law
American Institute of Architecture award "Colorado Legislator of the Year"
Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry award "Business Legislator of the Year"
D.A.R.E. Man of the Year
Jeffco Education Association Friend of Education
United Veterans Committee "Legislator of the Year"
Colorado Humane Society Distinguished Service Award
The AARP Outstanding Legislative Service Award
University of Colorado School of Law "Distinguished Alumnus Award"



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RACES
  06/30/2020 CO District 07 - D Primary ???
  11/06/2018 CO District 07 Won 60.42% (+25.00%)
  06/26/2018 CO District 07 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/2016 CO District 07 Won 55.18% (+15.38%)
  06/28/2016 CO District 07 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2014 CO - District 07 Won 55.07% (+10.15%)
  06/24/2014 CO District 07 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 CO - District 07 Won 53.51% (+12.73%)
  06/26/2012 CO District 07 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2010 CO - District 07 Won 53.44% (+11.69%)
  08/10/2010 CO District 07- D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2008 CO - District 07 Won 63.48% (+26.96%)
  08/12/2008 CO District 7 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/2006 CO - District 07 Won 54.93% (+12.87%)
  08/08/2006 CO District 07 - D Primary Won 53.29% (+15.55%)
  01/10/2001 CO Senate President Pro Tem Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1998 CO Senate 20 Won 54.37% (+8.74%)
  11/08/1994 CO Senate 20 Won 53.65% (+7.31%)
  08/09/1994 CO Senate 20 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
ENTERED, DROPPED OUT
  06/26/2018 CO Governor - D Primary Lost 0.00% (-44.48%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  06/30/2020 CO US Senate - D Primary ???
ENDORSEMENTS
CO District 01 - D Primary - Jun 30, 2020 D Diana DeGette
CO US Senate - D Primary - Jun 30, 2020 D John Hickenlooper
US House Speaker - D Caucus Vote - Nov 28, 2018 NPA Reject
CO Treasurer - D Primary - Jun 26, 2018 D Dave Young
CO District 06 - D Primary - Jun 26, 2018 D Jason Crow
US House Minority Leader - Nov 30, 2016 D Tim Ryan
CO US President - D Caucus - Mar 01, 2016 D Hillary Clinton
US President - D Primaries - Feb 09, 2016 D Hillary Clinton
CO US Senate - D Primary - Aug 10, 2010 D Michael Bennet
CO District 2 - D Primary - Aug 12, 2008 D Joan Fitz-Gerald
CO US President - D Caucus - Feb 05, 2008 D Barack Obama
US President - D Primaries - Jun 03, 2008 D Barack Obama
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