|Colorado House of Representatives District 40|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||Four consecutive terms|
|Associate's||Cottey College, 1975|
|Bachelor's||Southern Methodist University|
|Other||MSJA, University of Devner|
|Place of birth||Pasadena, TX|
Acree earned her AA in Fine Arts/Political Science from Cottey College in 1975. She went on to receive her B.A. in History/Political Science/Social Science Research from Southern Methodist University. She then earned her MSJA in Judicial Administration from the University of Denver.
Acree formerly taught at the University of Denver College of Law. From 1988 to 2008, she was a board member and chairman of the board of the Colorado Neurological Institute. She is currently owner of Protektmark LLC.
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.
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 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|
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Acree and her husband Robert have three children.
- 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 - Rep. Acree Issue Positions
- Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Minnesota Leaders," February 4, 2012
- 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)