|Colorado House of Representatives District 45|
|January 14, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Per diem||$45/day in Denver area, $183/day outside|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||Four consecutive terms|
Murray has a degree in Education. She formerly was a teacher but is now retired. She has also worked as an advertising manager and as president of Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce.
Murray did not provide answers to the Colorado State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.
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.
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|
Murray won re-election in the 2012 election for Colorado House of Representatives District 45. She ran unopposed in the June 26, 2012, Republican primary. 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|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Murray raised $17,721 in contributions. 
Her largest contributor was the Colorado Medical Society, which donated $1,400 to her campaign.
Below are Murray's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|Colorado Assoc of Realtors||$1,000|
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- Hickenlooper and Johnston: Revamp teacher licensing in Colorado - Denver Post
- Finance was top education issue of 2013 - Education News Colorado
- Democracy makes for a long, tiring slog - Our Colorado News
- Colorado House passes school finance bill - Denver Post
- Greenlee: Reforming Colorado elections? - The Daily Camera
- Colorado school funding overhaul nears final lap - Colorado Springs Gazette
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Murray and her husband Lisle have five children.
- Carole Murray's personal website
- Colorado House of Representatives - Rep. Carole Murray
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart bio
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008
- Carole Murray on Facebook
- Carole Murray on LinkedIn
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Murray Issue Positions
- ↑ 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
- ↑ 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
- ↑ 2010 contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions
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