|Colorado House of Representatives District 45|
|January 14, 2015|
|Years in position||5|
|Per diem||$45/day in Denver area, $183/day outside|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||Four consecutive terms|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Committee assignments
- 3 Issues
- 4 Elections
- 5 Campaign donors
- 6 Personal
- 7 Recent news
- 8 External links
- 9 References
Murray has a degree in Education. Her professional experience includes working as a teacher, as an advertising manager, and as president of Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Murray served on the following committees:
|Colorado Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Legislative Council|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Murray served on these committees:
|Colorado Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Legal Services|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Murray served on these committees:
|Colorado Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Joint Education|
|• State, Veterans, and Military Affairs|
|• Joint State, Veterans, and Military Affairs|
Colorado Senate Bill 57
As a member of the Colorado House Education Committee, Murray voted in support of Colorado Senate Bill 57, also known as the Public School Financial Transparency Act, a bill to create transparency in state education expenditures.
Murray's sponsored legislation includes:
- HB 09-1132 - Using Text Messaging For Unlawful Acts
- HB 09-1288 - Colorado Taxpayer Transparency Act
- HB 09-1335 - Reqmnts For Voting Equipment
- SB 10-191 - Quality Instruction Through Educator Effectiveness 
For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.
Political courage test
Murray did not provide answers to the Colorado State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.
Murray won re-election in the 2012 election for Colorado House of Representatives District 45. She ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 26, 2012. She defeated Tony Stoughton (D) and Hanna Kjerengtroen (L) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Colorado House of Representatives, District 45, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Carole Murray Incumbent||66.6%||28,681|
Murray ran for re-election to the 45th District seat in 2010. She had no opposition. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.
Murray raised $46,047 for his campaign, while Gorman raised $22,539.
|Colorado State House, District 45 (2008)|
|Carole Murray (R)||37,609|
|Holly Gorman (D)||18,318|
Comprehensive donor information for Murray is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Murray raised a total of $85,891 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 30, 2013.
|Carole Murray's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Colorado State House, District 45||$22,123|
|2010||Colorado State House, District 45||$17,721|
|2008||Colorado State House, District 45||$46,047|
|Grand Total Raised||$85,891|
2012Murray won re-election to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Murray raised a total of $22,123.
|Colorado House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Carole Murray's campaign in 2012|
|Colorado Association Of Realtors||$700|
|American Family Insurance||$600|
|Colorado Cable Telecommunications Association||$400|
|Tointon, Robert G||$400|
|Total Raised in 2012||$22,123|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Murray won re-election to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Murray raised a total of $17,721.
|Colorado House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Carole Murray's campaign in 2010|
|Colorado Medical Society||$1,400|
|Anglogold Cmte For Colorado||$400|
|Apartment Association Of Metro Denver||$400|
|Farmers Insurance Group||$400|
|Total Raised in 2010||$17,721|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2008Murray won election to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Murray raised a total of $46,047.
|Colorado House of Representatives 2008 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Carole Murray's campaign in 2008|
|Murray, Carole R||$1,000|
|Colorado Association Of Realtors||$1,000|
|Murray, Carole R||$500|
|Total Raised in 2008||$46,047|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Murray and her husband, Lisle, have five children.
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- Carole Murray's personal website
- Colorado House of Representatives - Rep. Carole Murray
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart bio
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008
- Carole Murray on Facebook
- Colorado News Agency, "Teacher's Union Shaken, Allies Divided by Passage of Tenure Reform," May 12, 2010
- Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Minnesota Leaders," February 4, 2012
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Murray Issue Positions
- Colorado Secretary of State, - 2012 Primary Candidate List
- Colorado Secretary of State, Official Primary Election Results
- 2008 general election results, Colorado
- Colorado House spending, 2008
- followthemoney.org, "Murray, Carole," Accessed May 30, 2013
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