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Biographical information on Colorado Gov. Jared Polis

January 8, 2019
FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, file photograph, Jared Polis, Colorado's governor-elect, waves to voters before U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during a rally with young voters on the campus of the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo. Polis will take the oath of office Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, to become the nation's first, openly-gay governor. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

DENVER (AP) — Democrat Jared Polis was elected Colorado’s 43rd governor. Here are some biographical details.

NAME: Jared Polis.

AGE: 43 (Born May 12, 1975).

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree, Princeton University.

POLITICAL EXPERIENCE: U.S. representative, 2009-2018. Colorado State Board of Education member, 2001-2006.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Entrepreneur. Founder, ProFlowers. Co-founder, American Information Systems and Techstars.

FAMILY: Polis has two children with his partner, Marlon Reis.

SOCIAL MEDIA: On Twitter, @jaredpolis, Facebook.com/jaredpolis/ and Instagram.com/jaredpolis. Website: http://www.polisforcolorado.com/

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