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Nancy Spence
Colorado State Senate, District 27
Former member
In office
2005 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Date of birth12/12/1936
Place of birthDenver, CO
Personal website
Nancy Spence (b. December 12, 1936) is a former Republican member of the Colorado State Senate, representing District 27 from 2005 to 2013. She served as Senate Assistant Minority Leader.

Spence was an Alternate at the Republican National Convention in 1992. She was a member of the Cherry Creek Schools Board of Education, District 5, from 1980 to 1993. In 1996 she was a Delegate at the Republican National Convention. She served in the Colorado House of Representatives from 1998 to 2004.


Spence attended Colorado State University from 1955 to 1956.


Spence's sponsored legislation includes:

  • SB 10-191 - Quality Instruction Through Educator Effectiveness [1]

Presidential preference


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

Nancy Spence endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2012

Spence was ineligible to run for re-election to the Colorado State Senate in 2012 due to term limits.


On November 4, 2008, Spence was elected to the 27th District Seat in the Colorado State Senate, defeating opponent Nathan Wilkes (D).[2]

Spence raised $88,735 for her campaign, while Wilkes raised $7,133.[3]

Colorado State Senate, District 27 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Nancy Spence (R) 51,352
Nathan Wilkes (D) 37,073

Campaign donors

2010 (Off-cycle)

Colorado State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Nancy Spence's campaign in 2010
Bridgepoint Education Inc PAC$400
Colorado Dental Association$400
At&T Colorado Employee PAC$200
Trucking Industry PAC$200
Shapiro, Steven A$150
Total Raised in 2010 $2,350


In 2008, Spence collected $88,735 in donations.[4]

Her three largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Colorado Association Of Realtors $4,650
Copic Insurance $4,000
Naiop Colorado Chapter $1,400


Spence and her husband, Peter, have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Colorado State Senate - District 27
Succeeded by
David Balmer (R)