State and Federal Colorado Lawmakers Who Are Recipients of Gun Lobby Money

Here is a list of current Colorado state legislators who have received contributions from gun lobby PACs:

  • David Balmer (Republican House District 39) – National Rifle Association Political (NRA) Victory Fund, $400 (9/28/07), Rocky Mountain Gun Owners (RMGO) Association PAC $100 (9/28/04)
  • Randy Baumgardner (R-HD 57) – RMGO $2,000 (6/16/12)
  • Mark Barker (R-HD 17) - NRA Political Victory Fund, $400 (10/15/10); Pikes Peak Firearms Small Donor Committee $500 (9/9/10)
  • Don Beezley (R-HD 33) - NRA Political Victory Fund, $400 (10/15/10)
  • Bill Cadman (R-Senate District 10) – NRA Political Victory Fund, $200 (10/09/00)
  • Kathleeen Conti (R-HD 38) - NRA Political  Victory Fund, $400 (10/15/10)
  • Ted Harvey (R-HD 30) – RMGO PAC $250
  • Steve King (R-SD 7) – NRA Political Victory Fund, $400 (9/26/06)
  • Kent Lambert (R-SD 9) – RMGO PAC, $200 (8/24/04)
  • Kevin Lundberg (R-SD 15) – NRA Political Victory Fund, $100 (10/17/98)
  • Kevin Priola (R-HD 30) - NRA Political Victory Fund, $400 (10/15/10)
  • Robert Ramirez (R-HD 29) - NRA Political Victory Fund, $400 (10/15/10)
  • Scott Renfroe (R-HD 50) – RMGO PAC, $250 (7/20/06)
  • Ellen Roberts (R-SD 6) - NRA Political Victory Fund, $400 (10/15/10)
  • Nancy Spence (R-SD 27) NRA Political Victory Fund, $250 (12/17/1999), $500 (10/9/2000)
  • Kevin Swerdfeger (R-HD 47) - NRA Political Victory Fund, $400 (10/15/10)
  • Libby Szabo (R-HD 27) - NRA Political Victory Fund, $400 (10/15/10); RMGO PAC, $400 (8/26/10); RMGO PAC $500 (5/27/08)
  • Lois Tochtrop (Democrat-SD 24) – NRA Political Victory Fund, $200 (9/30/04), $200 (7/24/06), $200 (8/10/06)

Here is a list of current Colorado congressional representatives who have, according to the Center For Responsive Politics Open Secrets website, accepted money from gun lobby interest groups from 2011 to 2012:

Here is a list of state candidates endorsed by the Rocky Mountain Gun Owners Association.

(data on state contributions compiled using the Colorado Secretary of State search financial data engine TRACER. Additional research by CleanSlateNow.org intern Kayla Mahoney)

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commented 2012-07-27 01:29:52 -0600 · Flag
This would be a good time to post these names and publicly call them to account.
@mehringer mentioned @Clean_Slate_Now link to this page. 2012-07-25 22:21:37 -0600
RT @clean_slate_now: A list of current Colorado Lawmakers who have taken Gun Lobby Money http://t.co/6zb7XMto #copols #fb
commented 2012-07-25 09:14:01 -0600 · Flag
We need to ban assault rifles & ammo in CO NOW not 70 bodies and 700 wounded and disabled victims later. Victims have the right not to be shot more than the shooters have a right to be idiots. Second amendment had no prescience that ‘arming’ individuals would bypass the military and become testosterone on steroids. Again and Again and Again.
commented 2012-07-24 21:53:33 -0600 · Flag
If only corporations giving money had to be as transparent as politicians receiving it. We need the DISCLOSE Act!
@LarimerLeague tweeted link to this page. 2012-07-24 16:12:13 -0600
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@cgetzan tweeted link to this page. 2012-07-24 07:10:53 -0600
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@cgetzan tweeted link to this page. 2012-07-24 07:02:59 -0600
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@cgetzan tweeted link to this page. 2012-07-24 07:01:28 -0600
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