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Mike May, Colorado Representative

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Mike May
Colorado House of Representatives District 44
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
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 informs voters 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.



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.


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


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
Colorado House District 44
Succeeded by
Chris Holbert