John Morse

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John Morse
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Colorado State Senate District 11
Incumbent
Assumed office
2007
Current term ends
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Website Senate website
John Morse has been a Democratic member of the Colorado State Senate since 2007. He represents the 11th district and currently serves as Senate Majority Leader.

Morse earned his BSBA in Accounting/Finance from the University of Colorado in 1980. He went on to receive his MBA from Regis College in 1984. He then earned his MPA in Public Administration from the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs in 1996. In 2001 he received his PhD in Public Affairs from the University of Colorado-Denver.

Morse has worked in the following positions: Emergency Medical Technician, Sergeant in the Colorado Springs Police Department, Police Chief for the City of Fountain, and Certified Public Accountant.

Committee assignments

Elections

2010

See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2010

Morse is seeking re-election to the 11th District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. Owen Hill ran for the seat on the Democratic ticket and Libertarian Douglas W. Randall ran for the seat as well. Morse won re-election to the 11th District, defeating Owen Hill (R), and Douglas W. Randall (L) in the November 2 general election.

2006

On November 7, 2006, Morse was elected to the 11th District Seat in the Colorado State Senate, defeating opponent Ed Jones (R).[1]

Morse raised $120,037 for his campaign, while Jones raised $61,665.[2]

Colorado State Senate, District 11 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John Morse (D) 16,420
Ed Jones (R) 10,648

Campaign donors

2006

In 2006, Morse collected $120,037 in donations.[3]

His seven largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Colorado Education Association $4,400
Colorado Association Of Public Employees $4,200
Pikes Peak $4,000
Colorado State Conference Of Electrical Workers $4,000
Colorado Professional Fire Fighters $4,000
Food & Commercial Workers Local 7 $4,000
Colorado AFL-CIO $4,000

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Political offices
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Colorado State Senate - District 11
2007–present
Succeeded by
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