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  |Name = Matt Jones
 
  |Name = Matt Jones
 
  |Profile picture = Matt Jones.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = Matt Jones.jpg
  |Current candidacy  = Colorado State Senate District 17
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  |Position = Colorado State Senate District 17
|Current candidacy election date = November 6, 2012
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|Current candidacy primary date = June 26, 2012
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|Position = Colorado House of Representatives District 12
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  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
  |Tenure = January 12, 2011-Present
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  |Tenure = January 9, 2013-Present
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of Legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 12, 2013]]
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  |Term ends = January 11, 2017
  |Assumed office = 2011
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  |Assumed office = 2013
 
  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
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  |Base salary = $30,000/year
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  |Per diem = $45/day in Denver area, $99/day outside
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  |First elected = [[Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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  |First elected = November 6, 2012
  |Term limits = Four consecutive terms
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  |Term limits = [[State legislatures with term limits|8 years]]
  |Next election = [[Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = November 8, 2016
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  |Prior office = Colorado House of Representatives District 12
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  |Campaign website = http://www.mattjonesforcolorado.com/  
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Matt Jones''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Colorado House of Representatives]].  He has represented the 12th district since 2011.  He previously served from 1986 to 1993 as well.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Matt Jones''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Colorado State Senate]], representing District 17 since 2013.
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Jones was a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Colorado House of Representatives]].  He represented the 12th district from 2011 to 2013.  He previously served from 1986 to 1993 as well.
  
 
Jones earned his BA in Political Science from Colorado State University.  He went on to receive his MA in Natural Resource Policy from Colorado State University.
 
Jones earned his BA in Political Science from Colorado State University.  He went on to receive his MA in Natural Resource Policy from Colorado State University.
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Revision as of 08:57, 10 January 2013

Matt Jones
Matt Jones.jpg
Colorado State Senate District 17
Incumbent
In office
January 9, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2017
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limits8 years
Prior offices
Colorado House of Representatives District 12
2011-2013
Education
Bachelor'sColorado State University
Master'sColorado State University
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Matt Jones is a Democratic member of the Colorado State Senate, representing District 17 since 2013.

Jones was a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives. He represented the 12th district from 2011 to 2013. He previously served from 1986 to 1993 as well.

Jones earned his BA in Political Science from Colorado State University. He went on to receive his MA in Natural Resource Policy from Colorado State University.

Jones is a part-time wildland firefighter. He has also worked as an open space and trails planner.

Jones won election to the Colorado State Senate in 2012.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2012

Jones won election in the 2012 election for Colorado State Senate District 17. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 26, 2012. He defeated Charlie Plagainos (R) and Ken Bray (L) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [1][2]

Colorado State Senate, District 17, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMatt Jones 62% 45,426
     Republican Charlie Plagainos 32.7% 23,983
     Libertarian Ken Bray 5.3% 3,848
Total Votes 73,257

2010

See also: Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2010

Jones defeated Jake Williams in the August 10 primary. He defeated Republican Jeffrey Ilseman and Libertarian Bo Shaffer in the November 2 general election.

Colorado House of Representatives, District 12 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Matt Jones (D) 16,775
Jeffrey Ilseman (R) 8,983
Bo Shaffer (L) 1,631

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Jones raised $68,710 in contributions. [3]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Copic Insurance Small Donor Committee $3,500
Colorado Professional Fire Fighters $2,250
Colorado Council Of Teamsters Small Donor Committee $2,000
Boulder Valley Education Association $2,000

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Personal

Jones and his wife Shari have one child.

External links

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References

  1. Colorado Secretary of State, - 2012 Primary Candidate List
  2. Colorado Secretary of State, Official Primary Election Results
  3. 2010 contributions
Political offices
Preceded by
Brandon Shaffer (D)
Colorado State Senate District 17
2011–present
Succeeded by
NA
Preceded by
Paul Weissmann
Colorado House District 12
2011–present
Succeeded by
Mike Foote (D)