James Kerr

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James Kerr
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Colorado House of Representatives District 28
Former Member
In office
2005-2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Personal
ProfessionLegislator
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James Kerr is a former Republican member of the Colorado House of Representatives, representing District 28 from 2005 to 2013.

Issues

Kerr 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]

Kerr's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 09-1024 - Local Gov Audit Law Mod
  • HB 09-1146 - Proof Of Citizenship To Register To Vote
  • HB 09-1212 - Temp Inc Tax Credit For New Home Buyers

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

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

James Kerr endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2012

Kerr was unable to seek re-election in 2012 due to term limits.

2010

See also: Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2010

Kerr ran for re-election to the 28th District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the August 10 primary. Kerr defeated Steve Harvey (D) in the November 2 general election.

Colorado House of Representatives, District 28 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png James Kerr (R) 18,411
Steve Harvey (D) 10,720

2008

On November 4, 2008, Kerr won re-election to the 28th District seat in the Colorado House of Representatives, defeating opponent Tom Dittemore (D).[3]

Kerr raised $28,732 for his campaign, while Dittemore raised $12,575.[4]

Colorado State House, District 28 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png James Kerr (R) 21,789
Tom Dittemore (D) 15,333

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Kerr raised $15,567 in contributions.[5]

His largest contributor was the Colorado Association of Realtors Small Donor Committee, which donated $1,000 to his campaign.

2008

Below are Jim Kerr's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[6]

Contributor 2008 total
Rachel Nance $500
Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry $500
Jerry Cummins $400
House Republican Fund $400
Associated Builders and Contractors $400

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Personal

Kerr and his wife Patsy have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Colorado House District 28
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Brittany Pettersen (D)