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  |Name = Joyce Foster
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  |Position = Colorado State Senate, District 35
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}}{{tnr}}'''Joyce Foster''' is a former [[Democratic]] member of the [[Colorado State Senate]], representing District 35 from 2009 to 2013.
  
===Political experience===
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Foster was a member of the Denver City Council from 1993 to 2003.
  
Foster was a member of the Denver City Council from 1993 to 2003. She then joined the Colorado State Senate in 2008. She has served in that position since, representing the 35th district.
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==Issues==
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===Sponsored legislation===
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Foster's sponsored legislation includes:
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*SB 10-191 - Quality Instruction Through Educator Effectiveness <Ref>[http://www.coloradonewsagency.com/2010/05/12/teachers-union-shaken-allies-divided-by-passage-of-tenure-reform/ ''Colorado News Agency,'' "Teacher's Union Shaken, Allies Divided by Passage of Tenure Reform," May 12, 2010]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Foster served on these committees:
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*[[Health and Human Services Committee, Colorado State Senate]]
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*[[Local Government Committee, Colorado State Senate]], Chair
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Foster served on these committees:
  
 
* [[Business, Labor and Technology Committee, Colorado Senate]]
 
* [[Business, Labor and Technology Committee, Colorado Senate]]
 
* [[Local Government Committee, Colorado Senate]]
 
* [[Local Government Committee, Colorado Senate]]
  
===Personal life===
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==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Colorado State Senate elections, 2012]]''
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Foster is not running for re-election to the [[Colorado State Senate]] in 2012.
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===2008===
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On November 4, 2008, Foster was elected to the 35th District Seat in the [[Colorado State Senate]], defeating opponent Robert J. Lane (R).<ref>[http://www.elections.colorado.gov/Content/Documents/2008_Abstract.pdf 2008 election results, Colorado]</ref>
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Foster raised $136,234 for her campaign, while Lane raised $10,551.<Ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=CO&y=2008&f=S&so=O#sorttable Colorado Senate spending, 2008]</ref>
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  office = Colorado State Senate, District 35 (2008)
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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Joyce Foster (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''41,384'''
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| colspan="2" | Robert J. Lane (R)
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| align="right" | 19,447
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==Campaign donors==
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===2010 (Off-cycle)===
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|Chamber = Colorado State Senate
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = $14,546
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|org1 = Foster, Joyce E
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|org2 = Pollack, Andrea Singer
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|org3 = Dahlquist, William P
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|org4 = Goldberg, Mark A
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|org5 = Toltz, Steven D
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|orgdonor1 = $5,000
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|orgdonor2 = $400
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|orgdonor3 = $400
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|orgdonor4 = $400
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|orgdonor5 = $400
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|}}
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===2008===
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In 2008, Foster collected $136,234 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=107037 2008 contributions to Joyce Foster]</ref>
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Foster collected no donations over $1,000.
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Joyce + Foster + Colorado + Senate'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Joyce+Foster+Colorado+Senate+&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Joyce Foster News Feed}}
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==Personal==
  
 
Foster and her husband, Steve, have three children.
 
Foster and her husband, Steve, have three children.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.joycefoster.com/ Joyce Foster's personal website]
 
* [http://www.state.co.us/gov_dir/leg_dir/Senate/members/Sen35.htm Official Colorado Senate website of Joyce Foster]
 
* [http://www.state.co.us/gov_dir/leg_dir/Senate/members/Sen35.htm Official Colorado Senate website of Joyce Foster]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=106429 Project Vote Smart biography of Joyce Foster]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=106429 Project Vote Smart biography of Joyce Foster]
* Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=107037 2008]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=106429 Project Vote Smart legislative profile of Joyce Foster]
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* Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=117239 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=107037 2008]
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*[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/joyce-foster/10/447/1a9 Joyce Foster on LinkedIn]
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Revision as of 09:34, 6 February 2013

Joyce Foster
Foster-j.jpg
Colorado State Senate, District 35
Former Member
In office
2009 - 2013
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limits8 years
Personal
ProfessionLegislator
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Joyce Foster is a former Democratic member of the Colorado State Senate, representing District 35 from 2009 to 2013.

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

Issues

Foster's sponsored legislation includes:

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

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2012

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

2008

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

2008

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

Foster collected no donations over $1,000.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Joyce + Foster + Colorado + Senate

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Joyce Foster News Feed

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Personal

Foster and her husband, Steve, have three children.

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Colorado State Senate - District 35
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Larry Crowder (R)