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David Balmer
David-balmer.jpg
Colorado State Senate District 27
Incumbent
In office
January 9, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2017
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$30,000/year
Per diem$45/day in Denver area, $183/day outside
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
2005-2013
North Carolina House of Representatives
1988-1994
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of North Carolina
J.D.Wake Forest Law School
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
David Balmer is a Republican member of the Colorado State Senate, representing District 27. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Balmer served in the Colorado House of Representatives, representing the 39th District from 2005 to 2013. He served as Assistant Minority Leader.

Biography

Balmer's professional experience includes working as a Senior Manager with Cherokee Investment Partners. Balmer served as a Major in the United States Army Reserve.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Colorado Committee Assignments, 2013
Business, Labor and Technology
Local Government

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Balmer's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 09-1192 - Eliminate 3.2 Beer Restrictions
  • HB 09-1212 - Temp Inc Tax Credit For New Home Buyers
  • HB 09-1275 - EMT Provisional Certification

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

Political courage tests

Balmer did not provide answers to the Colorado State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2012

Balmer won election in the 2012 election for Colorado State Senate District 27. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 26, 2012. He defeated David Paladino (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

Colorado State Senate, District 27, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Balmer 54.8% 42,411
     Democratic David Paladino 45.2% 34,957
Total Votes 77,368

2010

See also: Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2010

Balmer ran for re-election to the 39th District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the August 10 primary. Balmer defeated Carol Levine in the November 2 general election.

Colorado House of Representatives, District 39 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David Balmer (R) 22,879
Carol Levine (D) 14,659

2008

On November 4, 2008, Balmer won re-election to the 39th District seat in the Colorado House of Representatives, defeating opponent Mollie Cullom (D).[4]

Balmer raised $139,358 for his campaign, while Cullom raised $71,832.[5]

Colorado State House, District 39 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David Balmer (R) 26,157
Mollie Cullom (D) 23,097

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Balmer is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Balmer raised a total of $527,116 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 22, 2013.[6]

David Balmer's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Colorado State Senate, District 27 Won $135,032
2010 Colorado State House, District 39 Won $121,670
2008 Colorado State House, District 39 Won $139,358
2006 Colorado State House, District 39 Won $71,966
2004 Colorado State House, District 39 Won $59,090
Grand Total Raised $527,116

2012

Balmer won election to the Colorado State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Balmer raised a total of $135,032.
Colorado State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David Balmer's campaign in 2012
Copic Insurance$4,000
Colorado Medical Society$2,400
Colorado Association Of Realtors$700
Colorado Chiropractic Association$500
Colorado Optometric Association$500
Total Raised in 2012$135,032
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Balmer won re-election to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Balmer raised a total of $121,670.

2008

Balmer won re-election to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Balmer raised a total of $139,358.

2006

Balmer won re-election to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Balmer raised a total of $71,966.

2004

Balmer won election to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Balmer raised a total of $59,090.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Nancy Spence (R)
Colorado State Senate District 27
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Colorado House District 39
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Polly Lawrence (R)