Crisanta Duran

Colorado
State House - District 5
Locale: 
Denver
Type of Seat: 
Open Seat
Year: 
2012
Status: 
Elected
Woman Candidate: 
Woman Candidate
GLBT: 
No
Person of Color: 
Person of Color
Under 35: 
Under 35

 

Crisanta Duran, 30, is a native of Colorado. After graduating from law school, she went to work for UFCW Local 7 as their counsel. In this role, she fought for better contracts for their union members across the state. She has served on the board of directors of La Rasa, Democrats Work, Voto Latino and on Progressive Majority's Colorado Advisory Council. She served as president of the Colorado Young Democrats and as an Obama Delegate. She won her seat in the primary in 2012.