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Rhonda Fields
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Colorado House of Representatives District 42
In office
January 12, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 3
Base salary$30,000/year
Per diem$45/day in Denver area, $183/day outside
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Master'sUniversity of Northern Colorado
Place of birthAurora, CO
ProfessionUnited Airlines
Office website
Personal website
Rhonda Fields is a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives, representing District 42. She was first elected to the chamber in 2011.


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."[1]

Committee assignments


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:



See also: Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2012

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.[2][3]

Colorado House of Representatives, District 42, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRhonda Fields Incumbent 73.3% 16,402
     Republican Mike Donald 26.7% 5,960
Total Votes 22,362


See also: Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2010

Fields defeated Sally Mounier (R) in the November 2 general election.

Colorado House of Representatives, District 42 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Rhonda Fields (D) 7,102
Sally Mounier (R) 4,614

Campaign donors

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.[4]

Rhonda Fields's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Colorado State House, District 42 Won $46,315
2010 Colorado State House, District 42 Won $43,791
Grand Total Raised $90,106


Fields 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
Copic Insurance$4,400
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


Fields won election to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Fields raised a total of $43,791.

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Preceded by
Karen Middleton
Colorado House District 42
Succeeded by