Josh Penry

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Josh Penry
Colorado State Senate District 7
Former member
Term in office began
2007
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Josh Penry is a former Republican member of the Colorado State Senate, representing District 7 from 2007 to 2011. He previously served in the Colorado House of Representatives from 2004 to 2006.

Biography

Penry earned his B.S. from Mesa State College. His professional experience includes working as Press Secretary for United States Representative Scott McInnis.

Committee assignments

Issues

Initiative rights

See also: Changes in 2009 to laws governing the initiative process

Penry co-sponsored legislation introduced in the Colorado House of Representatives on March 24, 2009 that would have:

Penry's sponsored legislation includes:

  • SB 10-001 - Modifications to Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA) Fund [2]
  • SB 10-191 - Quality Instruction Through Educator Effectiveness [3]

Elections

2010

See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2010

Penry was eligible but did not seek re-election in 2010.

2006

On November 7, 2006, Penry was elected to the 7th District Seat in the Colorado State Senate, defeating opponent Dana Barker (D).[4]

Penry raised $117,863 for his campaign, while Barker raised $15,226.[5]

Colorado State Senate, District 7 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Josh Penry (R) 32,962
Dana Barker (D) 14,330

Campaign donors

2006

In 2006, Penry collected $117,863 in donations.[6]

His three largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
National Association Of Industrial & Office Properties $4,400
Colorado Association Of Realtors $2,000
Small Donor Committee $1,800

Personal

Penry and his wife, Jamie, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Colorado State Senate - District 7
2007–2011
Succeeded by
Steve King