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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.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Mike May''' is a former [[Republican]] member of the [[Colorado House of Representatives]], representing District 44 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>
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==Biography==
 
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May's professional experience includes working as a Certified Public Accountant and businessman in hotel development and operations. He served in the United States Army from 1972 to 1975.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=30009 ''Project Vote Smart'', "Biography," accessed December 11, 2014]</ref>
==Issue positions==
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May did not provide answers to the Colorado State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test.  The test informs voters 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>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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* [[Legislative Council Committee, Colorado General Assembly|Legislative Council]]
 
* [[Legislative Council Committee, Colorado General Assembly|Legislative Council]]
  
==Sponsored legislation==
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==Issues==
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May did not provide answers to the Colorado State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test.  The test informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=30009 ''Project Vote Smart'', "Issue positions," accessed December 11, 2014]</ref>
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===Initiative rights===
 
===Initiative rights===
 
:: ''See also: [[Changes in 2009 to laws governing the initiative process]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Changes in 2009 to laws governing the initiative process]]''
May is co-sponsoring legislation introduced in the [[Colorado House of Representatives]] on [[2009 ballot measure calendar#March|March 24]] that would:
 
  
* Require that [[petition drive management companies]] who hire [[paid circulator]]s go through a licensing process.
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May co-sponsored legislation introduced in the [[Colorado House of Representatives]] on [[2009 ballot measure calendar#March|March 24]] that would have:
* [[Circulator]]s would be required to go through a government-sponsored training procedure before they would be allowed to collect signatures legally.<ref>[http://speakercarroll.com/blog?key=1224 ''Speaker Carroll aims to end ballot fraud'', March 24, 2009]</ref>
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* Required that [[petition drive management companies]] who hire [[paid circulator]]s go through a licensing process.
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* [[Circulator]]s would have been required to go through a government-sponsored training procedure before they would be allowed to collect signatures legally.<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/2/http://speakercarroll.com/blog?key=1224 ''Speaker Carroll aims to end ballot fraud'', March 24, 2009]</ref>
  
May's other sponsored legislation includes:
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===Sponsored legislation===
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May's sponsored legislation includes:
 
*HB 09-1146 - Proof Of Citizenship To Register To Vote
 
*HB 09-1146 - Proof Of Citizenship To Register To Vote
 
*HB 09-1195 - Private School Tuition Income Tax Credit
 
*HB 09-1195 - Private School Tuition Income Tax Credit
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===2008===
 
===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).<ref>[http://www.elections.colorado.gov/Content/Documents/2008_Abstract.pdf 2008 general election results, Colorado]</ref>
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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 ''Colorado Secretary of State'', "2008 General election results," accessed April 14, 2014]</ref>
  
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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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 ''Follow the Money'', "Funds raised by 2008 House candidates," accessed April 14, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
  
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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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 contributions," accessed November 20, 2014]</ref>
 
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Mike + May + Colorado + Senate'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==See also==
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*[[Colorado State Legislature]]
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*[[Colorado House of Representatives]]
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*[[Colorado House of Representatives#Committees|Colorado House Committees]]
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*[[Colorado state legislative districts]]
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=30009 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=30009 Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=30009 Project Vote Smart bio]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=30009 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=107100 2008]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=107100 2008]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mike-May-For-Colorado-Governor-in-2010/58498487398 Mike May on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mike-May-For-Colorado-Governor-in-2010/58498487398 Mike May on Facebook]

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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 is a former Republican member of the Colorado House of Representatives, representing District 44 from 2003 to 2011. He served as Minority Leader during his last term.

Biography

May's professional experience includes working as a Certified Public Accountant and businessman in hotel development and operations. He served in the United States Army from 1972 to 1975.[1]

Committee assignments

Issues

May did not provide answers to the Colorado State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[2]

Initiative rights

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

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

May's 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

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Mike + May + Colorado + Senate

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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