Mary Hodge

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Mary Hodge
Colorado State Senate, District 25
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2012
Years in position 6
Base salary$30,000 per year
Per diem$45/$99 per day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits8 years
Bachelor'sUniversity of Northern Colorado
Date of birth12/17/1946
Place of birthSaint Francis, KS
Office website
Mary Hodge (b. December 17, 1946) is a Democratic member of the Colorado State Senate, representing District 25. She has served in this position since 2009.

Hodge served in the Colorado State House of Representatives from 2000 to 2008. She is currently Member/Co-Captain/Captain 36B of the Precinct Committee. She is also a member of the Adams County Democratic Party.

Hodge earned her BA in Elementary Education from the University of Northern Colorado in 1968.

Hodge was an elementary school teacher for Weld County District 6. She also worked as a teacher for Glenwood Preschool. She was Co-Owner/Manager of the Chieftain Motel from 1977 to 1981. She then worked as Office Manager for Roadway Express from 1981 to 1991. From 1991 to 1993 she was Office Clerk for Yellow Freight Systems. She has been a Secretary/Treasurer for Loyd Hodge and Sons Incorporated since 1993.


Hodge's sponsored Legislation includes:

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

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2012

Hodge is running for re-election in the 2012 election for Colorado State Senate District 25. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 26, 2012. She will face John Sampson (R) and Ronald Schweizer (L) in the general election which takes place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]


On November 4, 2008, Hodge was elected to the 25th District Seat in the Colorado State Senate, defeating opponent Robert John Hadfield (R).[4]

Hodge raised $113,326 for her campaign, while Hadfield raised $25,863.[5]

Colorado State Senate, District 25 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mary Hodge (D) 29,963
Robert John Hadfield (R) 24,549

Campaign donors

2010 (Off-cycle)


In 2008, Hodge collected $113,326 in donations.[6]

Her two largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Democratic Senate Campaign Committee Of New York $7,350
Democratic Senate Campaign Committee Of Colorado $6,713

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Hodge and his wife, Richard, have three children.

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Preceded by
Colorado State Senate - District 25
Succeeded by