Josh Penry

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Josh Penry
Colorado State Senate District 7
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Website Senate website
Josh Penry has been a Republican member of the Colorado State Senate since 2007. He currently serves as Senate Minority Leader, representing the 7th district.

Penry served in the Colorado State House of Representatives from 2004 to 2006.

He earned his BS from Mesa State College.

Penry has worked as Press Secretary for United States Representative Scott McInnis.

Committee membership



See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2010

Penry is eligible but not seeking re-election in 2010.


On November 7, 2006, Penry was elected to the 7th District Seat in the Colorado State Senate, defeating opponent Dana Barker (D).[1]

Penry raised $117,863 for his campaign, while Barker raised $15,226.[2]

Colorado State Senate, District 7 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Josh Penry (R) 32,962
Dana Barker (D) 14,330

Campaign donors


In 2006, Penry collected $117,863 in donations.[3]

His three largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
National Association Of Industrial & Office Properties $4,400
Colorado Association Of Realtors $2,000
Small Donor Committee $1,800


Initiative rights

See also: Changes in 2009 to laws governing the initiative process

Penry is co-sponsoring legislation introduced in the Colorado House of Representatives on March 24 that would:

Personal life

Penry and his wife, Jamie, have two children.

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Colorado State Senate - District 7
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