Glenn Vaad

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Glenn Vaad
Current candidacy
Running for Colorado State Senate District 23
Date of primaryJune 26, 2012
General electionNovember 6, 2012
Current office
Colorado House of Representatives District 48
In office
Term ends
January 12, 2013
Years in position 7
Base salary$30,000/year
Per diem$45/day in Denver area, $99/day outside
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Bachelor'sColorado State University, 1967
Place of birthOmaha, NE
Office website
Personal website
Glenn Vaad is a Republican member of the Colorado House of Representatives, representing the 48th District since 2007.

Vaad has served as Legislative Liaison to the State General Assembly and Transportation Manager/Administrator with the Colorado Department of Transportation.

He is a member and President of the Saint Vrain Valley School Board, Charter Member of the Skyline High School Education Foundation, and a volunteer fireman/emergency medical technician.[1]

Vaad is running for election to the Colorado State Senate in 2012.


Vaad did not provide 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.[2]

Vaad's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 09-1114 - Devolve State Commuter Hwys To Loc Govs
  • HB 09-1146 - Proof Of Citizenship To Register To Vote
  • HB 09-1187 - Allow Tolling Of Existing Toll-free Hwys

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

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Vaad has been appointed to these committees:


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



See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2012

Vaad is running in the 2012 election for Colorado State Senate District 23. He is running against Vicki Marble in the Republican primary on June 26, 2012. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012. [3]


See also: Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2010

Vaad ran for re-election to the 48th District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Connie Hurtado Coffman (D) in the November 2 general election.

Colorado House of Representatives, District 48 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Glenn Vaad (R) 26,427
Connie Hurtado Coffman (D) 12,595


On November 4, 2008, Vaad won re-election to the 48th District seat in the Colorado House of Representatives, defeating opponent Bill Williams (D).[4]

Vaad raised $52,766 for his campaign, while Williams raised $7,892.[5]

Colorado State House, District 48 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Glenn Vaad (R) 28,937
Bill Williams (D) 19,625

Campaign donors


In 2010, Vaad raised $24,224 in contributions. [6]

His three largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Vaad, Glenn A $1,915
Colorado Association Of Realtors Small Donor Committee $1,000
Copic Insurance Small Donor Committee $1,000


Below are Vaad's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[7]

Contributor 2008 total
CO Assoc of Realtors $2,400
Colorado Rural Electric Assoc $1,400
National Assoc of Industrial & Office Properties $1,400
Mountain Area Council of Dairy Farmers $1,200
Copic Insurance $800

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