Ed Perlmutter represents the 7th district of Colorado. He won the open seat in Colorado's Seventh Congressional District, with a convincing 55% majority over Republican Rick O'Donnell. See Colorado U.S. House election, 2006. Ed was a State Senator for two terms and served as President Pro Tem of the Colorado State Senate for two years.
Ed is a lifelong resident of the district. He and his wife Deana were married in 1980 and they are the proud parents of three daughters.