Andrew Romanoff

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Andrew Romanoff
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Former Speaker of the Colorado House of Representatives
From: January 12, 2005 – January 7, 2009
Predecessor Lola Spradley
Successor Terrance Carroll
Former State Representative from Colorado's 6th District
From: January 10, 2001 – January 7, 2009
Predecessor Ken Gordon
Successor Lois Court
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Party Democrat
Religion Jewish

Harlan Andrew Romanoff (born August 24, 1966 in Washington, D.C.) is a progressive Democrat who served as Speaker of the Colorado House of Representatives from 2005 through 2008. He is currently a candidate for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in the 2020 election to unseat Republican Cory Gardner, having previously and unsuccessfully ran in 2010 for the other Senate seat.

Education and early political career

Romanoff earned a bachelor's degree at Yale and a master's degree in public policy at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. He began teaching in Central America and later graduate students at the University of Colorado at Denver's School of Public Affair and political science at the Community College of Aurora. Romanoff was elected to the State House in 2000. He was elected by his colleagues Minority Leader and then Speaker of the House after Democrats took control of the chamber in 2004.

2010 U.S. Senate Democrat primary in Colorado

Romanoff challenged incumbent senator Michael Bennet in the Democrat primary for U.S. Senate, ultimately losing by eight percent of the vote.[1]

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