Updated List of Colorado Legislators who are Recipients of Gun Lobby Money

With the gun debate currently underway in the Colorado legislature, we thought it would be valuable to point out which current legislators have taken PAC money from gun lobby interest groups. The following information was found on TRACER, through open records on the Colorado Secretary of State’s website

NRA = National Rifle Association

RMGO = Rocky Mountain Gun Owners

PPFC = Pikes Peak Firearms Coalition

PPFC  SDC = Pikes Peak Firearms Coalition Small Donor Committee

NAGR = National Association for Gun Rights PAC

  • David Balmer (R-SD 27) NRA Victory Fund, $400 (9/28/2007); RMGO PAC, $100 (9/28/2004)
  • Randy Baumgardner (R-SD 8) RMGO PAC $2,000 (6/26/2012), $1,000 (10/8/2012)
  • Bill Cadman (R-SD 12) CO State Shooting Association, $50 (9/13/2000); NRA Political Victory Fund, $200 (10/09/2000)
  • Kathleeen Conti (R-HD 38) NRA Political Victory Fund, $400 (10/25/2010)
  • Larry Crowder (R-SD 35) RMGO PAC, $1,000 (10/10/2012); NAGR, $400 (10/30/2012)
  • Justin Everett (R-HD 22) RMGO PAC, $500 (4/11/2012); NAGR, $400 (11/02/2012)
  • Owen Hill (R-SD 10) RMGO PAC, $1,000 (10/25/2010), $1,000 (4/19/2012); PPFC SDC, $500 (9/15/2010)
  • Steve Humphrey (R-HD 48) RMGO PAC, $2,000 (1/17/2012)
  • Steve King (R-SD 7) NRA Political Victory Fund, $400 (9/26/2006)
  • Kent Lambert (R-SD 9) RMGO PAC, $200 (8/24/2004)
  • Kevin Lundberg (R-SD 15) NRA Political Victory Fund, $100 (10/17/1998)
  • Kevin Priola (R-HD 56) NRA Political Victory Fund, $400 (10/15/2010)
  • Bob Rankin (R-HD-57) NRA Political Victory Fund, $400 (11/2/2010)
  • Scott Renfroe (R-SD 13) RMGO PAC, $250 (7/20/2006); NAGR PAC, $250 (7/26/2006)
  • Ellen Roberts (R-SD 6) NRA Political Victory Fund, $400 (10/26/2010)
  • Lori Saine (R-HD 63) RMGO PAC, $300 (6/26/2012); NAGR PAC, $400 (11/05/2012)
  • Libby Szabo (R-HD 27) NRA Political Victory Fund, $400 (10/15/2010); RMGO PAC, $400 (8/26/2010); $500 (5/27/2008)
  • Lois Tochtrop (D-SD 24) CO State Shooting Association, $75 (7/12/2000); NRA Political Victory Fund, $200 (9/30/2004), $200 (7/24/2006), $200 (8/10/2006)
  • Jared Wright (R-HD 54) RMGO PAC, $1,000 (8/20/2012), $750 10/29/2012
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commented 2013-02-19 08:19:35 -0700 · Flag
None of my representatives nor others I campaigned for last year are on the list. Last fall I worked for 4 representatives and 2 senators in suburban districts plus Mark Ferrandino and Pat Steadman.
commented 2013-02-18 16:51:17 -0700 · Flag
Shame on Lois T. I expect it from Republicans but a Democrat?
commented 2013-02-18 13:15:05 -0700 · Flag
Thanks… This is interesting… I am amazed at the number of these folks who just do not seem to understand constitutional law… as it really is meant to be interpreted and are unaware of court rulings. Hmm…
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