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Barbara O'Brien

Barbara O'Brien

Incumbent
Assumed office 
January 9, 2007
Governor Bill Ritter
Preceded by Jane E. Norton

Born April 18, 1950 (1950-04-18) (age 59)
Brawley, California
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Rick O'Brien
Profession Charity President

Barbara O'Brien (born April 18, 1950, in Brawley, California) is the Lieutenant Governor of Colorado. A Democrat, she was chosen by Governor Bill Ritter as his running mate in February 2006. They were elected on November 7, 2006, and took office on January 9, 2007. She is the fourth woman to serve as Lt. Governor of Colorado.

Prior to becoming Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, she was a speechwriter and policy advisor for Governor Richard Lamm, she also worked for the University of Colorado at Denver as the director of campus affairs and she later served the university as director of the Institute for International Business. O'Brien finally served as President of the Colorado Children's Campaign from 1990 until February, 2006. She has a doctorate in English from Columbia University.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jane E. Norton
Lieutenant Governor of Colorado
January 9, 2007–
Succeeded by
Incumbent

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