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|Colorado House of Representatives District 60|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Profession||Real Estate Broker|
Massey's professional experience includes working as a real estate broker and member of the Canon City Chamber of Commerce.
Massey 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.
Colorado Senate Bill 57
As a member of the Colorado House Education Committee, Massey 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.
Massey sponsored House Bill 1146 with Sen. Pat Steadman in the 2011 session. It was given final approval in late April 2011 in the House and headed to Governor John Hickenlooper for consideration. The measure said that up to two acres of ag property that a home sits on can be taxed at a higher residential rate if the home is not “integral” to agricultural production.
Massey's sponsored legislation includes:
- HB 09-1010 - Expand Film Production In Colorado
- HB 09-1111 - Health Resources For Underserved Areas
- HB 09-1199 - Healthy Forests Vibrant Communities Act
- HB 10-1036 - Online Access to Public School Financial Information 
- SB 10-191 - Quality Instruction Through Educator Effectiveness 
For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Massey served on these committees:
- Education Committee, Colorado House of Representatives, Chair
- Health and Environment Committee, Colorado House of Representatives
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Massey served on these committees:
Massey was unable to seek re-election in 2012 due to term limits.
Massey ran for re-election to the 60th District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the August 10 primary. He defeated Sandra Horrocks (D) and Christine Smith (L) in the November 2 general election.
|Colorado House of Representatives, District 60 General election (2010)|
|Thomas Massey (R)||20,540|
|Sandra Horrocks (D)||8,888|
|Christine Smith (D)||2,005|
Massey raised $24,010 for his campaign, while Cali raised $1,902.
|Colorado State House, District 60 (2008)|
|Thomas Massey (R)||23,729|
|Cal Michael Cali (D)||12,929|
In 2010, Massey raised $27,250 in contributions.
His four largest contributors were:
|Colorado Association Of Realtors Small Donor Committee||$2,500|
|Copic Insurance Small Donor Committee||$2,000|
|Chaffee County Republican Central Cmte||$1,000|
Below are Massey's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|CO Assoc of Realtors||$3,000|
|Chaffee County Republican Central Cmte||$500|
|Colorado Education Assoc||$500|
|Dopac of Colorado||$400|
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- Thomas Massey's personal website
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2004
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed December 11, 2014
- Project Vote Smart, "Issue Positions," accessed December 11, 2014
- "Ag land ‘loophole’ bill goes to Guv," Colorado News Agency, April 26, 2011
- Colorado News Agency, "Panel Approves Bill to Give Public a Peek Inside School Spending," January 22, 2010
- 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 (dead link)
- Colorado Secretary of State, "2008 General election results," accessed April 14, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Funds raised by 2008 House candidates," accessed April 14, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2008 contributions," accessed November 20, 2014
|Colorado House District 60
| Succeeded by|
James Wilson (R)