Claire Levy

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 15:11, 16 October 2013 by Tking (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
Claire Levy
Claire-Levy.jpg
Colorado House of Representatives District 13
Incumbent
In office
2007-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Minority Whip, Colorado State House of Representatives
2010-present
Compensation
Base salary$30,000/year
Per diem$45/day in Denver area, $183/day outside
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Education
Bachelor'sCarleton College, 1978
J.D.Case Western Reserve University, 1982
Personal
BirthdayJuly 3, 1956
Place of birthBloomington, IN
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionJewish
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Claire Levy is a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives, representing District 13. She was first elected to the chamber in 2006. She currently serves as Minority Whip.

Biography

Levy's professional experience includes working as an attorney with her own firm, the Claire B. Levy Limited Liability Company, and serving as Assistant County Attorney of Jefferson County from 1989-1999, Associate with Buchan, Gray, Purvis, and Scheutze from 1986-1989, and Deputy Public Defender in the Colorado State Public Defender's Office from 1983-1986.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Levy served on the following committees:

Colorado Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations, Chair
Budget, Vice Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Levy's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 09-1094 - Cell Phone Prohibitions For Drivers
  • HB 09-1190 - Uniform Unsworn Foreign Declarations Act
  • HB 09-1199 - Healthy Forests Vibrant Communities Act

For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.

Political courage tests

Levy provided answers to the Colorado State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected. When asked his legislative priorities she stated, "Energy efficiency programs for utilities, Universal health care, Increasing transit oriented development and increasing state support for public transportation."[2]

Elections

2012

See also: Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2012

Levy won re-election in the 2012 election for Colorado House of Representatives District 13. She ran unopposed in the June 26, 2012, Democratic primary. She defeated Adam Ochs (R) and Howard Lambert (L) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Colorado House of Representatives, District 13, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngClaire Levy Incumbent 67.1% 30,814
     Republican Adam Ochs 27.4% 12,596
     Libertarian Howard P. Lambert 5.5% 2,526
Total Votes 45,936

2010

See also: Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2010

Levy ran for re-election to the 13th District seat in 2010. She had no opposition in the August 10 primary. Levy defeated Robert E. Houdeshell (R) in the November 2 general election.

Colorado House of Representatives, District 13 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Claire Levy (D) 22,765
Robert E. Houdeshell (R) 9,141

2008

On November 4, 2008, Levy won re-election to the 13th District seat in the Colorado House of Representatives, defeating opponent Robert E. Houdeshell (R).[5]

Levy raised $22,722 for her campaign, while Houdeshell raised $9,862.[6]

Colorado State House, District 13 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Claire Levy (D) 30,259
Robert E. Houdeshell (R) 10,682

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Levy is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Levy raised a total of $121,643 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 27, 2013.[7]

Claire Levy's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Colorado State House, District 13 Won $24,270
2010 Colorado State House, District 13 Won $22,707
2008 Colorado State House, District 13 Won $22,722
2006 Colorado State House, District 13 Won $51,944
Grand Total Raised $121,643

2012

Levy won re-election to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Levy raised a total of $24,270.
Colorado House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Claire Levy's campaign in 2012
Boulder County Democratic Party$1,000
AFSCME Council 76$500
AFSCME$500
Colorado Education Association$500
Boulder Valley Education Association$500
Total Raised in 2012$24,270
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Levy won re-election to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Levy raised a total of $22,707.

2008

Levy won re-election to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Levy raised a total of $22,722.

2006

Levy won election to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Levy raised a total of $51,944.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Claire + Levy + Colorado + Legislature

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Claire Levy News Feed

  • Loading...

External links

Light Bulb Icon.svg.png
Suggest a link

References

Political offices
Preceded by
'
Colorado House District 13
2007–present
Succeeded by
NA