|Colorado State Senate, District 32|
|2011 - Present|
|January 11, 2017|
|Years in position||3|
|Per diem||$45/day in Denver area, $183/day outside|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||January, 2011|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Term limits||8 years|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Aguilar served on the following committees:
|Colorado Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Health and Human Services, Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Aguilar served on these committees:
|Colorado Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Business, Labor and Technology, Vice Chair|
|• Health and Human Services|
|• Local Government|
Jerry's kids bill
Jeanne Nicholson sponsored a bill in the 2011 session to give right of way throughout Colorado to police officers and firefighters who approach passing motorists for Jerry's Kids on Labor Day weekend.
Senate bill 270, approved by the Senate Local Government Committee, clarifies when and where public-safety personnel, such as firefighters, can solicit funds from motorists. Local governments would be required to approve permit applications submitted by firefighters to do their fundraising on roadways.
Nicholson contends her bill is really about public safety.
“As long as we can say when and where—this bill protects firefighters and others by law,” said Nicholson. “Because they are professionals, they are aware of the public-safety of the situation.”
The measure overrules local laws and authority in this matter.
Sen. Ellen Roberts said passage of the proposed measure would “open a Pandora’s Box.” Sen. Irene Aguilar, who is also concerned, said she would support SB270 for the time being but would seek additional input.
“I am voting yes because I came in here today saying I would but will need to talk more with (legislative staff),” said Aguilar.
Sen. Bill Cadman opposed the bill and said the measure raised a question of local control—and a constitutional one.
“(SB-270) is a total usurpation of local control. It tries to carve out an exemption from local laws, for a specific group, raising serious constitutional issues,” said Cadman. “It’s a good public service but bad public policy…the ends don’t justify the means.”
- See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for the office of Colorado State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 24, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 31, 2014. Incumbent Irene Aguilar was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Dawne Murray was unopposed in the Republican primary. Aguilar, Murray and Darrell Dinges (L) will face off in the general election.
- See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2012
Aguilar won re-election in the 2012 election for Colorado State Senate District 32. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 26, 2012. She defeated Roger Logan (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Colorado State Senate, District 32, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Irene Aguilar Incumbent||70.1%||47,995|
|Republican||Roger D. Logan||29.9%||20,505|
Comprehensive donor information for Aguilar is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Aguilar raised a total of $79,232 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 22, 2013.
|Irene Aguilar's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Colorado State Senate, District 32||$79,232|
|Grand Total Raised||$79,232|
2012Aguilar won election to the Colorado State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Aguilar raised a total of $79,232.
|Colorado State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Irene Aguilar's campaign in 2012|
|Balcerovich, Steven V||$400|
|Pena, Cindy L||$400|
|Total Raised in 2012||$79,232|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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- denverpost.com Senate District 32 up for grabs, November 30, 2010
- Colorado News Agency, "A bill for Jerry’s kids—and fundraising firefighters," May 3rd, 2011
- Colorado Secretary of State, "Official primary candidate list," accessed May 1, 2014
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