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Revision as of 12:35, 17 October 2012

Joyce Foster
Colorado State Senate, District 35
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2013
Years in position 6
Base salary$30,000 per year
Per diem$45/$99 per day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits8 years
Office website
Personal website
Joyce Foster has been a Democratic member of the Colorado State Senate since 2009, representing District 35.

Foster was a member of the Denver City Council from 1993 to 2003.


Foster's sponsored legislation includes:

  • SB 10-191 - Quality Instruction Through Educator Effectiveness [1]

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2012

Foster is not running for re-election to the Colorado State Senate in 2012.


On November 4, 2008, Foster was elected to the 35th District Seat in the Colorado State Senate, defeating opponent Robert J. Lane (R).[2]

Foster raised $136,234 for her campaign, while Lane raised $10,551.[3]

Colorado State Senate, District 35 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joyce Foster (D) 41,384
Robert J. Lane (R) 19,447

Campaign donors

2010 (Off-cycle)

Colorado State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Joyce Foster's campaign in 2010
Foster, Joyce E$5,000
Pollack, Andrea Singer$400
Dahlquist, William P$400
Goldberg, Mark A$400
Toltz, Steven D$400
Total Raised in 2010 $14,546


In 2008, Foster collected $136,234 in donations.[4]

Foster collected no donations over $1,000.

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Foster and her husband, Steve, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Colorado State Senate - District 35
Succeeded by