|Colorado House of Representatives District 40|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Associate's||Cottey College, 1975|
|Bachelor's||Southern Methodist University|
|Other||MSJA, University of Devner|
|Place of birth||Pasadena, TX|
Acree earned her A.A. in Fine Arts/Political Science from Cottey College in 1975, her B.A. in History/Political Science/Social Science Research from Southern Methodist University and her M.S.J.A. in Judicial Administration from the University of Denver. Her professional experience includes owning Protektmark, LLC, teaching at the University of Denver College of Law and serving as a board member and chairman of the board of the Colorado Neurological Institute.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Acree served on these committees:
- Finance Committee, Colorado House of Representatives
- Health and Environment Committee, Colorado House of Representatives, Vice Chair
- Legislative Audit Committee, Colorado General Assembly, Vice Chair
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Acree served on these committees:
- Health and Human Services Committee
- Health and Human Services
- Local Government Committee
- Local Government
Acree 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.
Acree's sponsored legislation includes:
- HB 09-1097 - Alternative Medicaid Program For Elderly
- HB 09-1146 - Proof Of Citizenship To Register To Vote
- HB 09-1288 - Colorado Taxpayer Transparency Act
For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.
Cindy Acree endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election.
Acree ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Colorado House of Representatives District 40. She ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 26, 2012. She was defeated by John Buckner (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Colorado House of Representatives, District 40, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||John W. Buckner||57.2%||20,163|
|Republican||Cindy Acree Incumbent||42.8%||15,106|
Acree ran for re-election to the 40th District seat in 2010. She had no opposition in the August 10 primary. She then defeated Libertarian James W. Phelps and Independent Pervaiz Kaiser. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.
Acree raised $40,286 for her campaign, while Wilde raised $9,739.
|Colorado State House, District 40 (2008)|
|Cindy Acree (R)||24,276|
|Karen Wilde (D)||17,363|
In 2010, Acree raised $25,499 in contributions.
Her largest contributor was the Copic Insurance Small Donor Committee, which donated $1,000 to her campaign.
Below are Acree's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|CO Assoc of Realtors||$2,000|
|Colorado CU Political Act Cmte||$400|
|CO Republican Party||$400|
|Bruce D Benson||$400|
Acree and her husband, Robert, have three children.
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- Colorado State Legislature
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- Cindy Acree's personal website
- Colorado House of Representatives - Rep. Cindy Acree
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008
- Cindy Acree on Facebook
- Cindy Acree on LinkedIn
- Project Vote Smart, "Issue positions," accessed December 10, 2014
- Colorado Secretary of State, "Official 2012 Primary election results," accessed April 14, 2014
- 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 40
| Succeeded by|
John Buckner (D)