Christine Scanlan

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Christine Scanlan
Colorado House of Representatives District 56
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
December 31, 2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Christine Scanlan is a former Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives, representing District 56 from 2007 until her resignation on December 31, 2010.

Committee assignments


Scanlan 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.[1]

Scanlan's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 09-1312 - Renewable Energy Loans For Schools
  • HB 09-1342 - Eliminate Cigarette Sales Tax Exemption
  • HB 09-1358 - Create Healthcare System For Colorado
  • HB 10-1036 - Online Access to Public School Financial Information [2]
  • SB 10-191 - Quality Instruction Through Educator Effectiveness [3]

For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.



See also: Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2010

Scanlan ran for re-election to the 56th District seat in 2010. She had no opposition in the August 10 primary. She defeated Debra Irvine (R) in the November 2 general election.

Colorado House of Representatives, District 56 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Christine Scanlan (D) 13,646
Debra Irvine (R) 10,003


On November 4, 2008, Scanlan won re-election to the 56th District seat in the Colorado House of Representatives, defeating opponent Ali Hasan (R).[4]

Scanlan raised $87,289 for her campaign, while Hasan raised $364,225.[5]

Colorado State House, District 56 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Christine Scanlan (D) 18,300
Ali Hasan (R) 15,992

Campaign donors


Below are Scanlan's top five campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[6]

Contributor 2008 total
CO Democratic Party House Majority Project $13,000
CO Education Assoc $4,250
Service Employees Local 105 $4,000
CO Conservation Voters $2,700
CO Assoc of Public Employees $2,400

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Political offices
Preceded by
Colorado House District 56
Succeeded by
Millie Hamner