|Member of the United States House of Representatives
|Assumed office |
January 3, 2019
|Preceded by||Mike Coffman|
|Born||March 15, 1979 (age 42)|
Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||2002–2006|
|Unit||82nd Airborne Division|
75th Ranger Regiment
War in Afghanistan
Jason A. Crow (born March 15, 1979) is an American attorney, veteran and politician who is a member of the United States House of Representatives for Colorado's 6th congressional district. He is a member of the Democratic Party.
Early life and education[edit | edit source]
Crow was born in Madison, Wisconsin, in 1979. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and his Juris Doctor from the University of Denver's Sturm College of Law.
Military service[edit | edit source]
Crow is a former U.S. Army Ranger. He served three tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. Crow took part in the Battle of Samawah in 2003 as a platoon leader in the 82nd Airborne Division; for his actions during the battle, he was awarded the Bronze Star. Crow served on the Colorado Board of Veterans Affairs from 2009-2014. After service, Crow became partner with the Holland and Hart Law Firm.
U.S. House of Representatives[edit | edit source]
On April 17, 2017, Crow announced his intention to run to represent Colorado's 6th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives. Crow ran against progressive businessman Levi Tillemann. On June 28, 2018, Crow defeated Tillemann, receiving 66.0% of the vote. On November 6, Crow went on to defeat incumbent Republican Mike Coffman in the general election. Crow received 54% of the vote, and won 2 out of the 3 counties in the district. He is the first Democrat to represent this district since its creation in 1983.
References[edit | edit source]
- Colorado Bar Registration
- "Candidate Conversation - Jason Crow (D) | News & Analysis". Inside Elections. https://www.insideelections.com/news/article/candidate-conversation-jason-crow-d. Retrieved November 25, 2018.
- "Jason Crow bio: Get to know the Democrat running in Colorado’s 6th Congressional District". Coloradosun.com. https://coloradosun.com/2018/10/12/jason-crow-bio-6th-congressional-district-colorado/. Retrieved November 8, 2018.
- Your Name * (August 31, 2015). "University of Denver MagazineDU Law alum continues quest for learning | University of Denver Magazine". Magazine.du.edu. https://magazine.du.edu/alumni/du-law-alum-continues-quest-for-learning/. Retrieved November 8, 2018.
- Scott, Ramsey (2017-07-12). "Democrat Jason Crow set to move into 6th Congressional District to boost challenge to Coffman" (in en-US). https://www.sentinelcolorado.com/news/metro/local-politics/crow-residency/.
- "Denver attorney Jason Crow to challenge Mike Coffman in 2018" (in en-US). 2017-04-11. https://www.denverpost.com/2017/04/11/denver-attorney-jason-crow-challenging-mike-coffman/.
- "Democrat Jason Crow to challenge Coffman in Colorado’s 6th" (in en). http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2018/live-updates/midterms/live-primary-election-results/democrat-jason-crow-to-challenge-coffman-in-colorads-6th/.
- "A secret recording, a Bronze Star and "The Royal Tenenbaums" — the Democratic race to unseat Mike Coffman is flush with personality, politics" (in en-US). 2018-05-23. https://www.denverpost.com/2018/05/23/jason-crow-levi-tillemann-democratic-primary/.
- "Colorado Primary Election Results: Sixth House District" (in en-US). The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. https://www.nytimes.com/elections/results/colorado-house-district-6-primary-election.
- "Election Night Reporting". http://results.enr.clarityelections.com/CO/75610/Web02-state.206999/#/cid/250.
- 8:08 pm, November 6, 2018, by Associated Press. "Democrat Jason Crow defeats 5-term Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman | FOX31 Denver". Kdvr.com. https://kdvr.com/2018/11/06/crow-beats-coffman-democrat-wins-colorado-house-district-6-race/. Retrieved November 8, 2018.
- email@example.com, scytl. "Election Night Reporting". https://results.enr.clarityelections.com/CO/91808/Web02-state.222648/#/cid/250.
- "Colorado Election Results: Sixth House District" (in en-US). The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. https://www.nytimes.com/elections/results/colorado-house-district-6.
[edit | edit source]
- Biography at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- Profile at Project Vote Smart
- Financial information (federal office) at the Federal Election Commission
- Legislation sponsored at The Library of Congress
|United States House of Representatives|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Colorado's 6th congressional district
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