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  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure = 2011 - Present
 
  |Tenure = 2011 - Present
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of Legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 12, 2012]]
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of Legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 12, 2013]]
 
  |Assumed office = 2011
 
  |Assumed office = 2011
  |Political party = Republican |Party dot = {{reddot|size=10px}}
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  |Political party = Republican
 
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  |Base salary = $30,000 per year
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  |Base salary = $30,000/year
  |Per diem = [[Colorado State Senate#Salaries|$45/$99 per day]]
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  |Per diem = $45/day in Denver area, $183/day outside
 
  |Pension =
 
  |Pension =
 
  |Last election = [[Colorado State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |Last election = [[Colorado State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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  |Personal website = http://www.kentlambert.com/
 
  |Personal website = http://www.kentlambert.com/
 
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{{tnr}}'''Kent Lambert''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Colorado State Senate]].  He has represented the 9th district since 2011.  He is also a former member of the [[Colorado House of Representatives]], representing the 14th District from 2007 to 2011.
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{{tnr}}'''Kent Lambert''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Colorado State Senate]], representing the District 9. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
Lambert served as a Colonel in the United States Air Force from 1974-2004, and has worked as a legislative aide to Colorado State Representatives Dave Schultheis and Keith King.
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Lambert served in the [[Colorado House of Representatives]], representing the 14th District from 2007 to 2011.
  
He is a member of many organizations, including the American Legion, Association of Old Crows, Colorado Club for Growth, Colorado Union of Taxpayers, The Heritage Foundation, The Independence Institute, and National Rifle Association, present<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=29791 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Lambert]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Lambert's professional experience includes working as a legislative aide to Colorado State Representatives Dave Schultheis and Keith King. Lambert served as a Colonel in the United States Air Force from 1974-2004.
  
==Issues==
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==Committee assignments==
Lambert did not provide answers to the Colorado State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test.  The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.<Ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=29791 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Lambert ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Lambert served on the following committees:
  
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Colorado
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
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|Committee2 = Budget
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|Joint2 = Yes
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}}
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lambert served on these committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|Collapse = Yes
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|State = Colorado
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
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|Committee2 = Budget
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|Joint2 = Yes
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}}
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Lambert served on these committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|Collapse = Yes
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|State = Colorado
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
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}}
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==Issues==
 
===Sponsored legislation===
 
===Sponsored legislation===
 
Lambert's sponsored legislation includes:
 
Lambert's sponsored legislation includes:
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For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the [http://www.leg.state.co.us/Clics/CLICS2009A/csl.nsf/BillFoldersSponsor?OpenFrameSet House site].
 
For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the [http://www.leg.state.co.us/Clics/CLICS2009A/csl.nsf/BillFoldersSponsor?OpenFrameSet House site].
  
==Committee assignments==
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===Political courage tests===
===2011-2012===
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Lambert did not provide answers to the Colorado State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test.  The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.<Ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=29791 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Lambert ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lambert has been appointed to these committees:
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*[[Appropriations Committee, Colorado State Senate]]
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*[[Budget Committee, Colorado General Assembly]]
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Lambert served on these committees:
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* [[Appropriations Committee, Colorado House of Representatives|Appropriations Committee]]
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
  
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{{Tea Party logo no words}}
 
{{Tea Party logo no words}}
==Endorsements==
 
Lambert has been endorsed by:
 
* Hear Us Now! <ref>[http://hearus-now.org| Hear Us Now!]</ref>
 
  
 
==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2010===
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{{Comprehensive donor history
In 2010, Lambert raised $9,706 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=CO&y=2010&f=S&so=a&p=1#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref>
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|Name = Lambert
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|Full name = Kent Lambert
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|year = 2004
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|Editdate = 5/22/2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=4464 ''followthemoney.org'', "Lambert, Kent" Accessed May 22, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 3250
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|result2012 = N/A
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|office2012 = [[Colorado State Senate elections, 2012|Colorado State Senate, District 9]]
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|totalraised2010 = 9706
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Colorado State Senate elections, 2010|Colorado State Senate, District 9]]
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|totalraised2008 = 14343
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2008|Colorado State House, District 14]]
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|totalraised2006 = 35514
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2006|Colorado State House, District 14]]
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|totalraised2004 = 68676
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|result2004 = Lost
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|office2004 = [[Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2004|Colorado State House, District 18]]
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}}
  
His largest contributor was Copic Insurance, which donated $1,400 to his campaign.
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Lambert
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|full Name = Kent Lambert
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=4464
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|office= Colorado State Senate
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|new = off
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 3,250
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|org1 = Mednax
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|org2 = Mullenger, Todd
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|org3 = Friends Of Colorado Hospitals
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|org4 = Cmte For Physician Anestesia Care
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|org5 = Bridgepoint Education
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|orgamount1 = 400
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|orgamount2 = 400
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|orgamount3 = 400
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|orgamount4 = 400
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|orgamount5 = 400
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|}}
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Lambert
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|full Name = Kent Lambert
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=4464
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|office= Colorado State Senate
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|new = yes
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 9,706
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|org1 = Copic Insurance
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|org2 = Colorado Association Of Realtors
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|org3 = Colorado Concern
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|org4 = Colorado Rural Electric Association
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|org5 = Qwest Communications
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|orgamount1 = 1400
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|orgamount2 = 400
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|orgamount3 = 400
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|orgamount4 = 400
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|orgamount5 = 400
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|}}
  
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Lambert
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|full Name = Kent Lambert
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=4464
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|office= Colorado House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 14,343
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|org1 = Colorado Association Of Realtors
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|org2 = Colorado Automobile Dealers Association
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|org3 = Colorado Mortgage Lenders Pac
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|org4 = Bogosian, Mark
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|org5 = Mitchell, Victor
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|orgamount1 = 1000
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|orgamount2 = 400
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|orgamount3 = 400
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|orgamount4 = 400
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|orgamount5 = 400
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|}}
  
Below are Lambert's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=107083 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions]</ref>
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===2006===
{| class="wikitable"
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{{SLP donor box 2006
|-
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|name = Lambert
! valign="bottom" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Contributor
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|full Name = Kent Lambert
! valign="bottom" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | 2008 total
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=4464
|-
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|office= Colorado House of Representatives
|CO Assoc of Realtors
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|new = yes
|$1,000
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|party = Republican
|-
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|total raised = 35514
|American Family Insurance
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|org1 = Lambert, Kent
|$400
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|org2 = Copic Insurance
|-
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|org3 = Carmody, Lawrence
|Carol Bogosian
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|org4 = Shook, Mark
|$400
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|org5 = Neuder, David
|-
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|orgamount1 = 8470
|Qwest Communications
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|orgamount2 = 1400
|$400
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|orgamount3 = 400
|-
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|orgamount4 = 400
|DOCPAC of Colorado
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|orgamount5 = 400
|$400
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|}}
|-
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|}
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===2004===
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{{SLP donor box 2004
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|name = Lambert
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|full Name = Kent Lambert
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=4464
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|office= Colorado House of Representatives
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|new = lost
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 68676
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|org1 = Lambert, Kent Douglas
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|org2 = Copic Insurance
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|org3 = El Paso County Republicans
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|org4 = Colorado Association Of Realtors
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|org5 = Colorado Republican Cmte House Ldrsp
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|orgamount1 = 3100
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|orgamount2 = 2400
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|orgamount3 = 2050
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|orgamount4 = 1500
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|orgamount5 = 1000
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|}}
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==Endorsements==
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Lambert was endorsed by:
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* Hear Us Now! <ref>[http://hearus-now.org| Hear Us Now!]</ref>
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==Personal==
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Lambert is a member of many organizations, including the American Legion, Association of Old Crows, Colorado Club for Growth, Colorado Union of Taxpayers, The Heritage Foundation, The Independence Institute, and National Rifle Association, present<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=29791 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Lambert]</ref>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=29791 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=29791 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=29791 Project Vote Smart bio]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=29791 Project Vote Smart bio]
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=117259 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=107083 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80535 2006]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=140575 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=117259 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=107083 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80535 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=74930 2004]
 
*[http://twitter.com/kentLambert Kent Lambert on Twitter]
 
*[http://twitter.com/kentLambert Kent Lambert on Twitter]
  

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Kent Lambert
Kent-Lambert.jpg
Colorado State Senate, District 9
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$30,000/year
Per diem$45/day in Denver area, $183/day outside
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits8 years
Education
Bachelor'sUnited States Air Force Academy
Master'sAir Force Institute of Technology and University of Southern California
Military service
Service/branchColonel, United States Air Force
Years of service30
Personal
ProfessionLegislator
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Kent Lambert is a Republican member of the Colorado State Senate, representing the District 9. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Lambert served in the Colorado House of Representatives, representing the 14th District from 2007 to 2011.

Biography

Lambert's professional experience includes working as a legislative aide to Colorado State Representatives Dave Schultheis and Keith King. Lambert served as a Colonel in the United States Air Force from 1974-2004.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Lambert served on the following committees:

Colorado Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Budget

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Lambert's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 09-1146 - Proof Of Citizenship To Register To Vote
  • HB 09-1165 - Sole-source Gov Contract Database
  • HB 09-1195 - Private School Tuition Income Tax Credit

For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.

Political courage tests

Lambert did not provide answers to the Colorado State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[1]

Elections

2010

See also: Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2010

Lambert was eligible but did not seek re-election to the 14th District seat. He instead won election to the district 9 seat of the Colorado State Senate. He won, running unopposed, in the November 2 general election.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Lambert won re-election to the 14th District seat in the Colorado House of Representatives, defeating opponent Chyrese Exline (D).[2]

Lambert raised $14,343 for his campaign, while Exline raised $1,650.[3]

Colorado State House, District 14 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kent Lambert (R) 25,004
Chyrese Exline (D) 9,972
State legislative candidates endorsed by Tea Party organizations

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Lambert is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Lambert raised a total of $131,489 during that time period. This information was last updated on 5/22/2013.[4]

Kent Lambert's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Colorado State Senate, District 9 Not up for election $3,250
2010 Colorado State Senate, District 9 Won $9,706
2008 Colorado State House, District 14 Won $14,343
2006 Colorado State House, District 14 Won $35,514
2004 Colorado State House, District 18 Defeated $68,676
Grand Total Raised $131,489

2012

Lambert was not up for election to the Colorado State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Lambert raised a total of $3,250.
Colorado State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kent Lambert's campaign in 2012
Mednax$400
Mullenger, Todd$400
Friends Of Colorado Hospitals$400
Cmte For Physician Anestesia Care$400
Bridgepoint Education$400
Total Raised in 2012$3,250
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Lambert won election to the Colorado State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Lambert raised a total of $9,706.

2008

Lambert won re-election to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Lambert raised a total of $14,343.

2006

Lambert won election to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Lambert raised a total of $35,514.

2004

Lambert lost the election for the Colorado House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Lambert raised a total of $68,676.

Endorsements

Lambert was endorsed by:

  • Hear Us Now! [5]

Personal

Lambert is a member of many organizations, including the American Legion, Association of Old Crows, Colorado Club for Growth, Colorado Union of Taxpayers, The Heritage Foundation, The Independence Institute, and National Rifle Association, present[6]

Recent news

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Political offices
Preceded by
David Schultheis
Colorado State Senate District 9
2011–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Colorado House District 14
2007–2011
Succeeded by
Janak Joshi