|Colorado House of Representatives District 42|
|January 12, 2011-Present|
|January 14, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Per diem||$45/day in Denver area, $183/day outside|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||Four consecutive terms|
|Master's||University of Northern Colorado|
|Place of birth||Aurora, CO|
Fields earned her Master's degree from the University of Northern Colorado. Her professional experience includes working as the founder of the Fields Wolfe Memorial Fund and for United Airlines.
In 2005, Fields’ son, Javaad Marshall Fields, had agreed to give testimony of his knowledge of a 2004 murder near Lowry Park in Aurora. Javaad Marshall-Fields and his fiancee, Vivan Wolfe, were brutally gunned down in their car in June of 2005, before Fields could give his testimony. Since then, Robert Ray and Sir Mario Owens, have been convicted of killing them and sentenced to death.
In the wake of the tragedy, Fields gave testimony on two different criminal justice bills at the Capitol. Rep. Karen Middleton dropped out of her race after winning her primary contest in summer 2010 to take up another job. When Middleton decided to stop running, she remembered and recruited Fields.
"12 weeks ago I was just a working-class mother, a working class woman going to work every day," Fields said shortly before the 2011 session began. "I take care of my mom as a senior citizen, I’m a daughter, and didn’t have this on the radar for me."
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Fields served on the following committees:
|Colorado Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Local Government, Chair|
|• Health, Insurance and Environment|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Fields served on these committees:
|Colorado Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Health and Environment|
|• Local Government|
Fields won re-election in the 2012 election for Colorado House of Representatives District 42. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 26, 2012. She defeated Michael Donald (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Colorado House of Representatives, District 42, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Rhonda Fields Incumbent||73.3%||16,402|
Fields defeated Sally Mounier (R) in the November 2 general election.
|Colorado House of Representatives, District 42 General election (2010)|
|Rhonda Fields (D)||7,102|
|Sally Mounier (R)||4,614|
Comprehensive donor information for Fields is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Fields raised a total of $90,106 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 30, 2013.
|Rhonda Fields's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Colorado State House, District 42||$46,315|
|2010||Colorado State House, District 42||$43,791|
|Grand Total Raised||$90,106|
2012Fields won re-election to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Fields raised a total of $46,315.
|Colorado House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Rhonda Fields's campaign in 2012|
|Colorado Professional Fire Fighters||$4,250|
|Colorado Association Of Realtors||$1,700|
|Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Small Donor Cmte (CTLA)||$900|
|Total Raised in 2012||$46,315|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Fields won election to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Fields raised a total of $43,791.
|Colorado House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Rhonda Fields's campaign in 2010|
|Colorado Education Association||$4,250|
|Stand For Children Small Donor Cmte||$3,000|
|Colorado Professional Fire Fighters||$2,000|
|American Federation Of State County & Municipal Employees||$1,500|
|Colorado Wins Sdc||$1,200|
|Total Raised in 2010||$43,791|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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- Rhonda Fields's campaign website
- House website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- Rhonda Fields on Twitter
- "Rhonda Fields’ journey: from personal tragedy to public service," Colorado News Agency, Dec 20th, 2010
- Colorado Secretary of State, - 2012 Primary Candidate List
- Colorado Secretary of State, Official Primary Election Results
- followthemoney.org, "Fields, Rhonda," Accessed May 30, 2013
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