Shawn Mitchell

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Shawn Mitchell
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Colorado State Senate, District 7
Former member
In office
2005 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBrigham Young University
J.D.University of California-Berkeley
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
CandidateVerification
Shawn Mitchell is a former Republican member of the Colorado State Senate, representing District 23 from 2005 to 2013. He served in the Colorado House of Representatives from 1999 to 2004.

Biography

Mitchell earned his B.S. from Brigham Young University and his J.D. from the University of California-Berkeley. His professional experience includes working as a Senior Fellow at Independence Institute, Special Counsel for Colorado Attorney General Gale Norton and private practice attorney for Denver and Adams County.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

  • Prohibiting state recognition of state workers' employee unions [1]

Elections

2012

See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2012

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

2008

On November 4, 2008, Mitchell was elected to the 23rd District Seat in the Colorado State Senate, defeating opponent Joseph A. Whitcomb (D).[2]

Mitchell raised $106,869 for his campaign, while Whitcomb raised $144,262.[3]

Colorado State Senate, District 23 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Shawn Mitchell (R) 45,001
Joseph A. Whitcomb (D) 38,896

Campaign donors

2010 (Off-cycle)


2008

In 2008, Mitchell collected $106,869 in donations.[4]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Colorado Association Of Realtors $4,000
Naiop Colorado Chapter $3,400
Homes For All Coloradoans Cmte $3,000
Lincoln Club Of Colorado $2,000
Broomfield County Republicans $1,325

Personal

Mitchell and his wife, Yvette, have seven children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Colorado State Senate - District 23
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Vicki Marble (R)