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  name                = Mike May |
 
  name                = Mike May |
 
  profile image      = Mike-may.jpg |
 
  profile image      = Mike-may.jpg |
 
  political position  = Colorado House of Representatives District 44 |
 
  political position  = Colorado House of Representatives District 44 |
  incumbency         = Incumbent |
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  assumed office      = 2002 |
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  term in office began     = 2003 |
  term ends           = 2010 |
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  term in office ended           = 2011 |
 
  political party    = [[Republican]] |
 
  political party    = [[Republican]] |
 
  profession          = Legislator |
 
  profession          = Legislator |
  website            = [http://www.state.co.us/gov_dir/leg_dir/House/members/Hou44.htm House website] |
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}}{{tnr}}'''Mike May''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Colorado House of Representatives]], representing the 44th District since 2002.  He currently serves as Minority Leader.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Mike May''' was a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Colorado House of Representatives]], representing the 44th District from 2003 to 2011.  He served as [[State House Minority Leader|Minority Leader]] during his last term.
  
 
May is a retired Certified Public Accountant.  He has also worked as a businessman, in hotel development and operations, and served in the United States Army from 1972-1975.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=30009 Project Vote Smart - Rep. May]</ref>  
 
May is a retired Certified Public Accountant.  He has also worked as a businessman, in hotel development and operations, and served in the United States Army from 1972-1975.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=30009 Project Vote Smart - Rep. May]</ref>  
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May 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=30009 Project Vote Smart - Rep. May ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
 
May 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=30009 Project Vote Smart - Rep. May ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
  
==Committee membership==
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==Committee assignments==
 
* [[Executive Committee of the Legislative Council Committee, Colorado General Assembly|Executive Committee of the Legislative Council]]
 
* [[Executive Committee of the Legislative Council Committee, Colorado General Assembly|Executive Committee of the Legislative Council]]
 
* [[Legislative Council Committee, Colorado General Assembly|Legislative Council]]
 
* [[Legislative Council Committee, Colorado General Assembly|Legislative Council]]
 
  
 
==Sponsored legislation==
 
==Sponsored legislation==
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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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==Elections==
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===2010===
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:: ''See also: [[Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
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May was ineligible to run for re-election to the 44th District seat due to the term limits of the [[Colorado House of Representatives]].
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===2008===
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On November 4, 2008, May won re-election to the 44th District seat in the [[Colorado House of Representatives]], defeating opponent Shelly Tokerud (D).<ref>[http://www.elections.colorado.gov/Content/Documents/2008_Abstract.pdf 2008 general election results, Colorado]</ref>
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May raised $32,775 for his campaign, while Tokerud raised $2,447.<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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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Mike May (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''32,798'''
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| colspan="2" | Shelly Tokerud (D)
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| align="right" | 18,200
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==Campaign donors==
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===2008===
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Below are May's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=107100 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions]</ref>
 
Below are May's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=107100 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions]</ref>
 
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==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.state.co.us/gov_dir/leg_dir/House/members/Hou44.htm Colorado House of Representatives - Rep. Mike May]  
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=30009 Project Vote Smart profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=30009 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=107100 2008]  
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=30009 Project Vote Smart bio]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=107100 2008]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mike-May-For-Colorado-Governor-in-2010/58498487398 Mike May on Facebook]
  
 
==References==
 
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Revision as of 00:56, 17 February 2011

Mike May
Mike-may.jpg
Colorado House of Representatives District 44
Former member
Term in office began
2003
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Mike May was a Republican member of the Colorado House of Representatives, representing the 44th District from 2003 to 2011. He served as Minority Leader during his last term.

May is a retired Certified Public Accountant. He has also worked as a businessman, in hotel development and operations, and served in the United States Army from 1972-1975.[1]

Issue positions

May 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.[2]

Committee assignments

Initiative rights

See also: Changes in 2009 to laws governing the initiative process

May is co-sponsoring legislation introduced in the Colorado House of Representatives on March 24 that would:

May's other sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 09-1146 - Proof Of Citizenship To Register To Vote
  • HB 09-1195 - Private School Tuition Income Tax Credit
  • HB 09-1288 - Colorado Taxpayer Transparency Act

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

Elections

2010

See also: Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2010

May was ineligible to run for re-election to the 44th District seat due to the term limits of the Colorado House of Representatives.

2008

On November 4, 2008, May won re-election to the 44th District seat in the Colorado House of Representatives, defeating opponent Shelly Tokerud (D).[4]

May raised $32,775 for his campaign, while Tokerud raised $2,447.[5]

Colorado State House, District 44 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Mike May (R) 32,798
Shelly Tokerud (D) 18,200

Campaign donors

2008

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

Contributor 2008 total
CO Assoc of Realtors $4,250
Copic Insurance $800
Advocates for Good Government $500
Black Hills Corp $400
Anadarko Petroleum $400

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Colorado House District 44
2003–2011
Succeeded by
Chris Holbert