Joyce Foster

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Joyce Foster
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Colorado State Senate, District 35
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
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
Personal
ProfessionLegislator
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
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.

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 has been appointed to 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)


2008

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

Foster collected no donations over $1,000.

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Personal

Foster and her husband, Steve, have three children.

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Preceded by
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Colorado State Senate - District 35
2009–present
Succeeded by
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