Al White

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Al White
Colorado State Senate District 8
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Business Owner
Al White (b. June 22, 1950) was a Republican member of the Colorado State Senate from 2009 to 2011. He left office on January 11, 2011 and was replaced by his wife, Jean White.

White served in the Colorado State House of Representatives from 2000 to 2008. During this time he served as Assistant Majority Leader.

White attended Western Illinois University from 1968 to 1970. He then earned his BA in English from the University of Colorado in 1972.

White served in the United States Army from 1970 to 1971. He then worked as Owner/Manager of Golden Spike Ski Shops, Incorporated, from 1976 to 2000. He is currently the owner of a Ski Business.

Committee assignments



On November 4, 2008, White was elected to the 8th District Seat in the Colorado State Senate, defeating opponent Ken Brenner (D).[1]

White raised $157,885 for his campaign, while Brenner raised $68,144.[2]

Colorado State Senate, District 8 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Al White (R) 33,888
Ken Brenner (D) 27,842

Campaign donors


In 2008, White collected $157,885 in donations.[3]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Citizens To Elect Al White $9,891
Colorado Education Association $4,250
Colorado Association Of Realtors $2,900
Naiop Colorado Chapter $2,400
Colorado Medical Society $1,400


White and his wife, Jean, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Colorado State Senate - District 8
Succeeded by
Jean White