Mike Coffman

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Mike Coffman
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Mayor of Aurora, Colorado
From: December 2, 2019 – present
Predecessor Bob LeGare
Successor Incumbent (no successor)
Former U.S. Representative from Colorado's 6th Congressional District
From: January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2019
Predecessor Tom Tancredo
Successor Jason Crow
Former Secretary of State of Colorado
From: January 9, 2007 – January 3, 2009
Predecessor Gigi Dennis
Successor Bernie Buescher
Former Treasurer of Colorado
From: March 27, 2006 – January 9, 2007
Predecessor Mark Hillman
Successor Cary Kennedy
Former Treasurer of Colorado
From: January 3, 1999 – June 9, 2005
Predecessor Bill Owens
Successor Mark Hillman
Former State Senator from Colorado's 27th District
From: December 12, 1994 – January 3, 1999
Predecessor Bill Owens
Successor John Andrews
Former State Representative from Colorado's 40th District
From: January 1993 – December 12, 1994
Predecessor Jeanne W. Adkins
Successor Gary McPherson
Former State Representative from Colorado's 49th District
From: January 1989 – January 1993
Predecessor Bill Owens
Successor William H. Jerke
Party Republican
Spouse(s) Cynthia Coffman (div.)
Religion Methodist[1]
Military Service
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Army
United States Marine Corps
Service Years 1972–1978
Rank Major
Battles/wars Persian Gulf War
Iraq War

Michael Harold “Mike” Coffman (born March 19, 1955, age 65) is the current mayor of Aurora, Colorado. He is a former United States Representative for the 6th congressional district of the state, and is a member of the Republican Party. Coffman was first elected to the House in 2008.[2] He served in that position until 2019, when he lost in the 2018 midterm elections, partially due to abandonment by the GOP establishment[3] and Jason Crow (Democrat) was elected to take his place. After losing, Coffman, who has consistently opposed Donald Trump, blamed his defeat on the president, who in turn replied: "Too bad, Mike."[4]

Prior to serving as a congressman, Coffman was Colorado's Secretary of State.[2]


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