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  |First elected = [[Colorado State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |First elected = [[Colorado State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |Term limits = [[State legislatures with term limits|8 years]]
 
  |Term limits = [[State legislatures with term limits|8 years]]
  |Next election = [[Colorado State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = [[Colorado State Senate elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
 
  |Prior office =
 
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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]], representing the District 9. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
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{{tnr}}'''Kent D. Lambert''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Colorado State Senate]], representing [[Colorado State Senate District 9|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.
 
Lambert served in the [[Colorado House of Representatives]], representing the 14th District from 2007 to 2011.
  
 
==Biography==
 
==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.
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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 to 2004.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===Political courage tests===
 
===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.<Ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=29791 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Lambert ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
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Lambert did not provide answers to the Colorado State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test.  The test informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.<Ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=29791 ''Project Vote Smart'', "Issue Positions," accessed April 14, 2014]</ref>  
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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{{CO SD9 2014}}
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
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===2008===
 
===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).<ref>[http://www.elections.colorado.gov/Content/Documents/2008_Abstract.pdf 2008 general election results, Colorado]</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Lambert won re-election to the 14th District seat in the [[Colorado House of Representatives]], defeating opponent Chyrese Exline (D).<ref>[http://www.elections.colorado.gov/Content/Documents/2008_Abstract.pdf ''Colorado Secretary of State'', "2008 General election results," accessed April 14, 2014]</ref>
  
Lambert raised $14,343 for his campaign, while Exline raised $1,650.<Ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=CO&y=2008&f=H&so=O#sorttable Colorado House spending, 2008]</ref>
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Lambert raised $14,343 for his campaign, while Exline raised $1,650.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=CO&y=2008&f=H&so=O#sorttable ''Follow the Money'', "Funds raised by 2008 House candidates," accessed April 14, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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|Full name = Kent Lambert
 
|Full name = Kent Lambert
 
|year = 2004
 
|year = 2004
|Editdate = 5/22/2013
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|Editdate = May 22, 2013
|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=4464 ''followthemoney.org'', "Lambert, Kent" Accessed May 22, 2013]</ref>
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=4464 ''followthemoney.org'', "Lambert, Kent" accessed May 22, 2013]</ref>
 
|party = Republican
 
|party = Republican
 
|totalraised2012 = 3250
 
|totalraised2012 = 3250
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==Endorsements==
 
==Endorsements==
 
Lambert was endorsed by:
 
Lambert was endorsed by:
* Hear Us Now! <ref>[http://hearus-now.org| Hear Us Now!]</ref>
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* [http://hearus-now.org Hear Us Now!]
  
 
==Personal==
 
==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<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=29791 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Lambert]</ref>  
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Lambert is a member of 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'', "Biography," accessed April 14, 2014]</ref>  
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Kent + Lambert + Colorado + Senate'''
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Kent + Lambert + Colorado + Senate'''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==See also==
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*[[Colorado State Senate]]
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*[[Colorado State Senate#Committees|Colorado Senate Committees]]
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*[[Colorado State Senate District 9]]
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*[[Colorado State Legislature]]
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.kentlambert.com/ Kent Lambert's personal website]
 
*[http://www.kentlambert.com/ Kent Lambert's personal website]
 
*[http://www.state.co.us/gov_dir/leg_dir/Senate/members/Sen09.htm Senate website]
 
*[http://www.state.co.us/gov_dir/leg_dir/Senate/members/Sen09.htm Senate website]
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=29791 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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* [http://openstates.org/co/legislators/COL000018/kent-d-lambert/ Profile from Open States]
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=29791 Project Vote Smart bio]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=29791 Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart]
*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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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=29791 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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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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{{succession box | before = [[David Schultheis]] | title = [[Colorado State Senate]] District 9 | years = 2011–present | after = NA}}
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{{succession box | before = [[David Schultheis]] (R) | title = [[Colorado State Senate]] District 9 | years = 2011–present | after = NA}}
 
{{succession box | before =  | title = Colorado House District 14 | years = 2007–2011 | after = [[Janak Joshi]]}}
 
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[[Category:Current member, Colorado State Senate]]
 
[[Category:Current member, Colorado State Senate]]
 
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Latest revision as of 16:19, 7 July 2014

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 4, 2014
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 D. Lambert is a Republican member of the Colorado State Senate, representing 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 to 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 informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[1]

Elections

2014

See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Colorado State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 24, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 31, 2014. Incumbent Kent Lambert was unopposed in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[2][3]

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).[4]

Lambert raised $14,343 for his campaign, while Exline raised $1,650.[5]

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 May 22, 2013.[6]

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:

Personal

Lambert is a member of 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[7]

Recent news

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

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

Kent Lambert News Feed

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See also

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Political offices
Preceded by
David Schultheis (R)
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