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{{TOCnestright}}'''Terrance Carroll''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Colorado House of Representatives]], representing the 7th District.  He currently serves as the Speaker of the House.
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{{Retired office holder |
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name                = Terrance Carroll |
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profile image      = Terrance-Carroll.jpg |
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political position  = Colorado House of Representatives District 7 |
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retired          = Former member |
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term in office began      = 2003 |
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term in office ended          = 2011 |
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political party    = [[Democratic]] |
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profession          = Attorney |
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website            =  |
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}}{{tnr}}'''Terrance Carroll''' was a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Colorado House of Representatives]], representing the 7th District from 2003 to 2011.  He served as the [[State Speaker of the House|Speaker of the House]] during his last term.
  
==Policies==
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Carroll is an Attorney and has worked as a nonprofit executive and police officer.  He is a member of the Colorado State Bar Association, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Denver Bar Association, and Sam Cary Bar Association.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=29977 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Carroll]</ref>
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==Issue positions==
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Carroll 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=29977 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Carroll ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
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* [[Executive Committee of the Legislative Council Committee, Colorado General Assembly|Executive Committee of the Legislative Council]] (Vice Chair)
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* [[Legislative Council Committee, Colorado General Assembly|Legislative Council]] (Vice Chair)
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==Sponsored legislation==
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===Initiative rights===
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:: ''See also: [[Changes in 2009 to laws governing the initiative process]]''
  
 
Carroll introduced legislation in the [[Colorado House of Representatives]] on [[2009 ballot measure calendar#March|March 24]] that would:
 
Carroll introduced legislation in the [[Colorado House of Representatives]] on [[2009 ballot measure calendar#March|March 24]] that would:
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* Require that [[petition drive management companies]] who hire [[paid circulator]]s go through a licensing process.
 
* Require that [[petition drive management companies]] who hire [[paid circulator]]s go through a licensing process.
 
* [[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>
 
* [[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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Carroll's other sponsored legislation includes:
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*HB 09-1276 - Delay Foreclosure Residential Property
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*HB 09-1299 - National Popular Vote Agreement
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*HB 09-1326 - Integrity Of Citizen-Initiated Petitions
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*SB 10-191 - Quality Instruction Through Educator Effectiveness <Ref>[http://www.coloradonewsagency.com/2010/05/12/teachers-union-shaken-allies-divided-by-passage-of-tenure-reform/ ''Colorado News Agency,'' "Teacher's Union Shaken, Allies Divided by Passage of Tenure Reform," May 12, 2010]</ref>
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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].
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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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Carroll was ineligible to run for re-election to the 7th 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, Carroll won re-election to the 7th District seat in the [[Colorado House of Representatives]], defeating opponent Josh Raines (R).<ref>[http://www.elections.colorado.gov/Content/Documents/2008_Abstract.pdf 2008 general election results, Colorado]</ref>
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Carroll raised $28,727 for his campaign, while Raines raised $7,324.<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}} '''Terrance Carroll (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''25,553'''
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| colspan="2" | Josh Raines (R)
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| align="right" | 6,737
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|}
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==Campaign donors==
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===2008===
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Below are Carroll's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=107022 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions]</ref>
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{| class="wikitable"
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|-
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! valign="bottom" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Contributor
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! valign="bottom" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | 2008 total
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|Food & Commercial Workers Local 7
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|$4,000
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|Apartment Assoc of Metro Denver
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|$2,125
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|Cornell Employees PAC Multicandidate
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|$800
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|CO Trial Lawyers Assoc
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|$800
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|Colorado Concern
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|$800
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|}
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.state.co.us/gov_dir/leg_dir/House/members/Hou07.htm Colorado House of Representatives - Rep. Terrance Carroll]
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* [http://speakercarroll.com/ Speaker Carroll's personal website]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=29977 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=29977 Project Vote Smart profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=29977 Project Vote Smart bio]
*[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=107022 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions]  
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=107022 2008]
  
 
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Revision as of 00:57, 17 February 2011

Terrance Carroll
Terrance-Carroll.jpg
Colorado House of Representatives District 7
Former member
Term in office began
2003
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney
Terrance Carroll was a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives, representing the 7th District from 2003 to 2011. He served as the Speaker of the House during his last term.

Carroll is an Attorney and has worked as a nonprofit executive and police officer. He is a member of the Colorado State Bar Association, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Denver Bar Association, and Sam Cary Bar Association.[1]

Issue positions

Carroll 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

Carroll introduced legislation in the Colorado House of Representatives on March 24 that would:

Carroll's other sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 09-1276 - Delay Foreclosure Residential Property
  • HB 09-1299 - National Popular Vote Agreement
  • HB 09-1326 - Integrity Of Citizen-Initiated Petitions
  • SB 10-191 - Quality Instruction Through Educator Effectiveness [4]

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

Elections

2010

See also: Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2010

Carroll was ineligible to run for re-election to the 7th District seat due to the term limits of the Colorado House of Representatives.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Carroll won re-election to the 7th District seat in the Colorado House of Representatives, defeating opponent Josh Raines (R).[5]

Carroll raised $28,727 for his campaign, while Raines raised $7,324.[6]

Colorado State House, District 7 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Terrance Carroll (D) 25,553
Josh Raines (R) 6,737

Campaign donors

2008

Below are Carroll's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[7]

Contributor 2008 total
Food & Commercial Workers Local 7 $4,000
Apartment Assoc of Metro Denver $2,125
Cornell Employees PAC Multicandidate $800
CO Trial Lawyers Assoc $800
Colorado Concern $800

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Preceded by
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Colorado House District 7
2003–2011
Succeeded by
Angela Williams