John Hickenlooper's file

John Hickenlooper is a former governor of Colorado. Hickenlooper served as a governor from 2011 to 2019. From 2003 until 2011, he was mayor of Denver. He received a bachelor’s degree in English from Wesleyan University and a master’s degree in geology from Wesleyan University. In 2019, he ran for the Democratic nomination for president and dropped out in August.

Recent stories featuring John Hickenlooper

Fact-checking night one of the 2020 Democratic debates in Detroit

CNN hosts challenged the first round of Democratic presidential candidates to answer questions about their plans for the U.S.  health care system and the crush of immigrants at the southern border with Mexico. We fact-checked their responses. 


Harris, Swalwell, Williamson: A quick look at the Californians on tonight’s debate stage

Three Californians — Sen. Kamala Harris, Rep. Eric Swalwell, and self-help author Marianne Williamson — will make their case to be the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee at tonight's debate in Miami. PolitiFact California has this look at their biographies, top issues and recent fact checks on them. 

Who is John Hickenlooper? A bio of the Democratic presidential candidate

In a crowded primary field that’s pushing the Democratic party farther to the left, John Hickenlooper has branded himself as an "extreme moderate."

Fact-checking 2020 candidates at the California Democratic Convention

Contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination made attacks on President Trump and claims about their own record Saturday at the California Democratic Party Convention in San Francisco. PolitiFact California was their to fact-check their statements.