|Colorado State Senate District 17|
|January 9, 2013-Present|
|January 11, 2017|
|Years in position||1|
|Per diem||$45/day in Denver area, $183/day outside|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Term limits||8 years|
|Colorado House of Representatives District 12|
|Bachelor's||Colorado State University|
|Master's||Colorado State University|
Jones earned his B.A. in Political Science from Colorado State University and his M.A. in Natural Resource Policy from Colorado State University. His professional experience includes working as a part-time wildland firefighter and as an open space and trails planner.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, ones served on the following committees:
|Colorado Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• State, Veterans, and Military Affairs, Vice Chair|
|• Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Energy|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jones served on these committees:
|Colorado Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Agriculture, Livestock, & Natural Resources|
- See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2012
Jones won election in the 2012 election for Colorado State Senate District 17. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 26, 2012. He defeated Charlie Plagainos (R) and Ken Bray (L) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Colorado State Senate, District 17, General Election, 2012|
|Colorado House of Representatives, District 12 General election (2010)|
|Matt Jones (D)||16,775|
|Jeffrey Ilseman (R)||8,983|
|Bo Shaffer (L)||1,631|
Comprehensive donor information for Jones is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Jones raised a total of $174,741 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 22, 2013.
|Matt Jones's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Colorado State Senate, District 17||$84,266|
|2010||Colorado State House, District 12||$90,475|
|Grand Total Raised||$174,741|
2012Jones won election to the Colorado State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Jones raised a total of $84,266.
|Colorado State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Matt Jones's campaign in 2012|
|People For Matt Jones||$5,740|
|Food & Commercial Workers Local 7||$4,500|
|Colorado Professional Fire Fighters||$2,500|
|Afscme Council 76||$2,000|
|Colorado Education Association||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$84,266|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Jones won election to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Jones raised a total of $90,475.
|Colorado House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Matt Jones's campaign in 2010|
|Copic Insurance Small Donor Committee||$3,500|
|Colorado Professional Fire Fighters||$2,250|
|Boulder Valley Education Association||$2,000|
|Colorado Council Of Teamsters Small Donor Committee||$2,000|
|Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Small Donor Cmte (Ctla)||$1,500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$90,475|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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Brandon Shaffer (D)
|Colorado State Senate District 17
| Succeeded by|
|Colorado House District 12
| Succeeded by|
Mike Foote (D)