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Linda Newell
Colorado State Senate District 26
Assumed office
Current term ends
January 12, 2013
Political party Democratic
Profession Business Consultant
Website Senate website
Linda Newell is a Democratic member of the Colorado State Senate, representing District 26.

Newell earned her Certificate as a Senior Professional in Human Resources from Registered Organization Development Professionals. She then received her BA from the University of California, Irvine.

Newell is a Business Consultant in Human Resources/Corporate Education/Workforce Development.

Committee assignments


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


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

Newell's sponsored legislation includes:

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



See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2010

Newell's seat was not up for election in 2010.


On November 4, 2008, Newell was elected to the 26th District Seat in the Colorado State Senate, defeating opponent Lauri Clapp (R).[2]

Newell raised $60,609 for her campaign, while Clapp raised $49,692.[3]

Colorado State Senate, District 26 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Linda Newell (D) 30,408
Lauri Clapp (R) 30,215

Campaign donors


In 2008, Newell collected $60,609 in donations.[4]

Her three largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Jefferson County Education Association $4,250
Service Employees Local 105 $3,000
Littleton Fire Fighters Association Local 2086 $2,900


Newell is single.

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Preceded by
Colorado State Senate - District 26
Succeeded by