Bob Bacon

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Bob Bacon
Colorado State Senate, District 14
Former member
In office
2005 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sIllinois State University
Master'sUniversity of Northern Colorado, 1961
Date of birth07/14/1935
Place of birthGalesburg, IL
Personal website
Bob Bacon (b. July 14, 1935) is a former Democratic member of the Colorado State Senate, representing District 14 from 2005 to 2013.

Bacon was a Director/Board Member for Poudre School District Board of Education from 1991 to 1999 and served in the Colorado State House of Representatives from 1997 to 2002. From 1999 to 2000, he was the House Assistant Minority Leader.


Bacon earned his B.S. in Social Sciences from Illinois State University in 1957 and his M.A. in History from the University of Northern Colorado in 1961. His professional experience includes working as a teacher for Chatsworth Illinois School District from 1957 to 1960, Poudre School District from 1960 to 1991 and Front Range Community College from 1991 to 1996.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bacon served on these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Bacon served on these committees:



See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2012

Bacon was ineligible to run for re-election to the Colorado State Senate in 2012 due to term limits.


On November 4, 2008, Bacon was elected to the 14th District Seat in the Colorado State Senate, defeating opponent Matt Fries (R).[1]

Bacon raised $120,623 for his campaign, while Fries raised $45,934.[2]

Colorado State Senate, District 14 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bob Bacon (D) 46,750
Matt Fries (R) 27,835

Campaign donors

2010 (Off-cycle)


In 2008, Bacon collected $120,623 in donations.[3]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Democratic Senate Campaign Committee Of New York $18,000
Food & Commercial Workers Local 7 $4,250
Colorado Education Association $4,250
Poudre Education Association $4,250
Jefferson County Education Association $4,250


Bacon and his wife, Beverly, have three children.

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Preceded by
Colorado State Senate - District 14
Succeeded by
John Kefalas (D)