Mark Ferrandino

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Mark Ferrandino
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Colorado House of Representatives District 2
Incumbent
Assumed office
2007
Current term ends
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Website House website
Mark Ferrandino is a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives, representing the 2nd District since 2007.

Ferrandino has worked as a Senior Budget Analyst with the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, as a Program Analyst with the US Department of Justice, and a Policy Analyst with the White House Office of Management and Budget. He served as Treasurer of the Colorado Democratic Party from 2005-2007.[1]

Issue positions

Ferrandino provided 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. When asked his legislative priorities he said:

"I will continue to work to protect consumer from predatory lending by re-introducing legislation that will limit the interest rate on payday loans to 45% down from the current rate of 521%. In addition, I will work to solve the fiscal problems in our state's constitution that limit our ability to invest in our state's future."[2]

Committee assignments

Ferrandino's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 09-1107 - HOA Limits On Energy Efficiency Measures
  • HB 09-1199 - Healthy Forests Vibrant Communities Act
  • HB 09-1299 - National Popular Vote Agreement
  • SB 11-025 - Transparency for private contracts entered into with the state [3]

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

Elections

2010

See also: Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2010

Ferrandino ran for re-election to the 2nd District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the August 10 primary. Ferrandino defeated Doc Miller (R) in the November 2 general election.

Colorado House of Representatives, District 2 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Ferrandino (D) 9,360
Doc Miller (R) 2,673

2008

On November 4, 2008, Ferrandino won re-election to the 2nd District seat in the Colorado House of Representatives, defeating opponent Thomas C. Miller (R).[4]

Ferrandino raised $45,426 for his campaign, while Miller raised $3,087.[5]

Colorado State House, District 2 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Ferrandino (D) 13,506
Thomas C. Miller (R) 3,424

Campaign donors

2008

Below are Ferrandino's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[6]

Contributor 2008 total
CO Professional Fire Fighters $2,000
AFSCME $1,250
Colorado Assoc of Public Employees $1,100
Colorado Assoc of Realtors $1,050
Colorado Education Assoc $900

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Colorado House District 2
2007–present
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