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  name                = Kevin Priola |
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  |Name = Kevin Priola
  political position  = Colorado House of Representatives District 30 |
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  |Profile picture = Kevin-priola.jpg
  incumbency          = Incumbent |
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  |Position = Colorado House of Representatives District 30
  assumed office     = 2009 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends          = 2010 |
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|Tenure = 2009-Present
  political party    = [[Republican]] |
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of Legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 12, 2013]]
  profession          = Legislator |
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|Assumed office = 2009
  website            = [http://www.state.co.us/gov_dir/leg_dir/House/members/Hou30.htm House website] |
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|Political party = Republican |Party dot = {{reddot|size=10px}}
}}{{tnr}}'''Kevin Priola''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Colorado House of Representatives]], representing the 30th District since 2009.
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  |Leadership = Speaker Pro Tempore, Colorado State House of Representatives
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|Last election = [[Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|First elected = 2008
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|Profession = VP and Treasurer, CAP Land Company
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}}{{tnr}}'''Kevin Priola''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Colorado House of Representatives]], representing the 30th District since 2009 and currently serving as [[State House Speaker Pro Tempore]].
  
==Issue positions==
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Priola earned his BS in Finance, Accounting, and Economics Minor from the University of Colorado Boulder. 
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Priola has worked as VP and treasurer for Priola Greenhouses and CAP Land Company.
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==Issues==
 
Priola 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=106512 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Priola ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
 
Priola 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=106512 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Priola ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
  
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As a member of the [[Colorado]] House Education Committee, Priola voted in support of [[Sunshinereview:Colorado Senate Bill 57, 2009|Colorado Senate Bill 57]], also known as the Public School Financial Transparency Act, a bill to create transparency in state education expenditures.  
 
As a member of the [[Colorado]] House Education Committee, Priola voted in support of [[Sunshinereview:Colorado Senate Bill 57, 2009|Colorado Senate Bill 57]], also known as the Public School Financial Transparency Act, a bill to create transparency in state education expenditures.  
  
==Committee membership==
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===Sponsored legislation===
* [[Business Affairs and Labor Committee, Colorado House of Representatives|Business Affairs and Labor Committee]]
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* [[Business Affairs and Labor Committee, Colorado General Assembly|Business Affairs and Labor]]
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* [[Local Government Committee, Colorado House of Representatives|Local Government Committee]]
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* [[Local Government Committee, Colorado General Assembly|Local Government]]
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==Sponsored legislation==
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Priola's sponsored legislation includes:
 
Priola's sponsored legislation includes:
 
*HB 09-1132 - Using Text Messaging For Unlawful Acts
 
*HB 09-1132 - Using Text Messaging For Unlawful Acts
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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].
  
==Major donors==
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2012/02/mitt-romney-announces-support-additional-colorado-leaders ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Minnesota Leaders," February 4, 2012]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Priola has been appointed to these committees:
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*[[Economic and Business Development Committee, Colorado House of Representatives]]
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*[[Legislative Council Committee, Colorado General Assembly]]
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*[[Transportation Committee, Colorado House of Representatives]]
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Priola served on these committees:
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* [[Business Affairs and Labor Committee, Colorado House of Representatives|Business Affairs and Labor Committee]]
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* [[Business Affairs and Labor Committee, Colorado General Assembly|Business Affairs and Labor]]
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* [[Local Government Committee, Colorado House of Representatives|Local Government Committee]]
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* [[Local Government Committee, Colorado General Assembly|Local Government]]
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==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
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Priola is running for re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2012|Colorado House of Representatives]] District 56 due to redistricting.  He is running unopposed in the June 26, 2012, Republican primary.  The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/Candidates/files/2012PrimaryCandidateList.pdf Colorado Secretary of State - Unofficial candidate list]</ref>
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===2010===
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:: ''See also: [[Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
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Priola ran for re-election to the 30th District seat in 2010.  He had no opposition in the August 10 primary.  Priola defeated [[Laura Huerta]] in the November 2 general election.
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  office = Colorado House of Representatives, District 30 General election (2010)
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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Kevin Priola (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''10,612'''
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| colspan="2" | Laura Huerta (D)
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| align="right" | 6,931
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===2008===
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On November 4, 2008, Priola won election to the 30th District seat in the [[Colorado House of Representatives]], defeating opponent Dave Rose (D).<ref>[http://www.elections.colorado.gov/Content/Documents/2008_Abstract.pdf 2008 general election results, Colorado]</ref>
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Priola raised $67,464 for his campaign, while Rose raised $40,403.<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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{{Votebox |
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  office = Colorado State House, District 30 (2008)
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Kevin Priola (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''11,936'''
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| colspan="2" | Dave Rose (D)
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| align="right" | 11,505
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==Campaign donors==
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===2010===
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In 2010, Priola raised $86,938 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=CO&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref> 
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His four largest contributors were:
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| Colorado Association Of Realtors Small Donor Committee
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| Align="Right" | $4,250
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| Copic Insurance Small Donor Committee
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| Align="Right" | $3,000
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| Aamd Small Donor Cmte
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| Align="Right" | $3,000
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| Adams County Republican Central Cmte
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| Align="Right" | $2,030
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===2008===
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Below are Priola's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=107127 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions]</ref>
 
Below are Priola's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=107127 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions]</ref>
 
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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 '''Kevin + Priola + Colorado + Legislature'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
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<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Kevin+Priola+Colorado+Legislature+&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Kevin Priola News Feed</rss>
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==Personal==
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Priola and his wife Michelle have three children.
  
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.kevinpriola.com/ Kevin Priola's personal website]
 
*[http://www.state.co.us/gov_dir/leg_dir/House/members/Hou30.htm Colorado House of Representatives - Rep. Kevin Priola]  
 
*[http://www.state.co.us/gov_dir/leg_dir/House/members/Hou30.htm Colorado House of Representatives - Rep. Kevin Priola]  
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=106512 Project Vote Smart profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=106512 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=107127 2008]  
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=106512 Project Vote Smart bio]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=117276 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=107127 2008]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=33761574895 Kevin Priola on Facebook]
  
 
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Revision as of 19:42, 17 April 2012

Kevin Priola
Kevin-priola.jpg
Colorado House of Representatives District 30
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2013
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Speaker Pro Tempore, Colorado State House of Representatives
2010-present
Compensation
Base salary$30,000/year
Per diem$45/day in Denver area, $99/day outside
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Colorado, Boulder
Personal
ProfessionVP and Treasurer, CAP Land Company
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Kevin Priola is a Republican member of the Colorado House of Representatives, representing the 30th District since 2009 and currently serving as State House Speaker Pro Tempore.

Priola earned his BS in Finance, Accounting, and Economics Minor from the University of Colorado Boulder.

Priola has worked as VP and treasurer for Priola Greenhouses and CAP Land Company.

Issues

Priola 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]

Colorado Senate Bill 57

As a member of the Colorado House Education Committee, Priola voted in support of Colorado Senate Bill 57, also known as the Public School Financial Transparency Act, a bill to create transparency in state education expenditures.

Priola's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 09-1132 - Using Text Messaging For Unlawful Acts
  • HB 09-1265 - Tax Abatement Interest To Nonprofits
  • HB 09-1288 - Colorado Taxpayer Transparency Act

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

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Kevin Priola endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2012

Priola is running for re-election in the 2012 election for Colorado House of Representatives District 56 due to redistricting. He is running unopposed in the June 26, 2012, Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.[3]

2010

See also: Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2010

Priola ran for re-election to the 30th District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the August 10 primary. Priola defeated Laura Huerta in the November 2 general election.

Colorado House of Representatives, District 30 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kevin Priola (R) 10,612
Laura Huerta (D) 6,931

2008

On November 4, 2008, Priola won election to the 30th District seat in the Colorado House of Representatives, defeating opponent Dave Rose (D).[4]

Priola raised $67,464 for his campaign, while Rose raised $40,403.[5]

Colorado State House, District 30 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kevin Priola (R) 11,936
Dave Rose (D) 11,505

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Priola raised $86,938 in contributions. [6]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Colorado Association Of Realtors Small Donor Committee $4,250
Copic Insurance Small Donor Committee $3,000
Aamd Small Donor Cmte $3,000
Adams County Republican Central Cmte $2,030

2008

Below are Priola's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[7]

Contributor 2008 total
Kevin Priola $2,000
Kevin Priola $1,500
Colorado Republican Party $1,337
Lincoln Club of Colorado $1,150
Colorado Assoc of Realtors $1,000

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Kevin + Priola + Colorado + Legislature

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

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Personal

Priola and his wife Michelle have three children.

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