Walker Stapleton

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Walker Stapleton
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Colorado Treasurer
In office
January 11, 2011 - present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 3
PredecessorCary Kennedy (D)
Base salary$68,500
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$695,296
Term limitsTwo consecutive terms
Bachelor'sWilliams College
Master'sLondon School of Economics, Harvard Business School
ProfessionCEO and CFO
Office website
Walker Stapleton is the current Colorado Treasurer. Stapleton, a Republican, was elected to his position on November 2, 2010 and took office on January 11, 2011.[1] Stapleton is running for re-election in the 2014 election.[2]


Prior to being elected, Stapleton served as CEO and CFO of various private and publicly traded companies.[1]


Political career

Treasurer (2011-Present)

Stapleton was elected to his position on November 2, 2010 and took office on January 11, 2011.[1]

Presidential preference


See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Walker Stapleton endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [4]



See also: Colorado down ballot state executive elections, 2014

Stapleton ran for re-election. He will seek the Republican nomination in the primary on June 24, 2014. The general election took place November 4, 2014.[2]


Stapleton won a narrow election to become Colorado Treasurer on November 2, 2010.

Colorado Treasurer, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWalker Stapleton 50.7% 866,934
     Democratic Cary Kennedy 49.3% 842,877
Total Votes 1,709,811
Election Results Via: Colorado Secretary of State

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Stapleton is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Stapleton raised a total of $695,296 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 8, 2013.[5]

Walker Stapleton's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Colorado Treasurer Not up for election $-239,675
2010 Colorado Treasurer Won $934,971
Grand Total Raised $695,296


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Stapleton currently resides in Arapahoe County with his wife Jenna, son Craig and daughter Colette.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Cary Kennedy (D)
Colorado Treasurer
Succeeded by