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Mark Waller


Member of the Colorado House of Representatives
from the 15th district
Incumbent
Assumed office 
January 7, 2009[1]
Preceded by Douglas Bruce

Born 1969[2]
Macomb, Illinois[2]
Political party Republican

Mark Waller (born 1969) is a legislator in the U.S. state of Colorado. Elected to the Colorado House of Representatives as a Republican in 2008, Waller represents House District 15, which encompasses portions of northeastern Colorado Springs, Colorado.[3]

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Legislative career

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2008 election

Mark Waller defeated incumbent Rep. Douglas Bruce in the contested Republican primary in August, taking 52 percent of votes cast.[4]

Waller faced Democrat Leslie Maksimowicz in the November 2008 general election. Waller's candidacy was endorsed by the Denver Post and the Colorado Springs Independent, [5] and he won election to the legislature with 66 percent of votes cast.[6]

2009 legislative session

For the 2009 legislative session, Waller was named to seats on the House Education Committee and the House Judiciary Committee.[7]

Waller plans on sponsoring legislation to require disclosure on clothes collection bins operated by for-profit companies, to include a new derivative of methamphetamine to Colorado's list of banned drugs, and to exclude dry-ice bombs from a felony list of explosives, and to allow homeschooled students to enroll in college classes.[8]

References

  1. ^ "House Journal - January 7, 2009" (pdf). Colorado General Assembly. http://www.leg.state.co.us/Clics/CLICS2009A/csljournals.nsf/(jouhse)/0475167CD03000CB8725752E0056A5B3/$FILE/Jn07.pdf. Retrieved 2009-01-09.  
  2. ^ a b "About Me". Mark Waller For HD 15. http://markwallerforhd15.org/aboutus.aspx. Retrieved 2009-05-31.  
  3. ^ "State House District 15". COMaps. http://comaps.org/district15h.html. Retrieved 2008-11-08.  
  4. ^ "Colorado Statewide Cumulative Report - 2008 Primary Election". Colorado Secretary of State. http://rs.ezvotetally.com/Reserved.ReportViewerWebControl.axd?ReportSession=syj1hm55hso5ty55pcuhyprg&ControlID=a61fb386-685c-4a0c-a691-71334ad539d8&Culture=1033&UICulture=1033&ReportStack=1&OpType=ReportArea&Controller=ClientControllerdnn_ctr370_ViewRS2005_ReportViewer1&PageNumber=1&ZoomMode=Percent&ZoomPct=100&ReloadDocMap=true&EnableFindNext=False&LinkTarget=_top. Retrieved 2008-04-13.  
  5. ^ Norris, Wendy; Bob Spencer (3 November 2008). "State candidate endorsement watch". Colorado Independent. http://coloradoindependent.com/11911/state-candidate-endorsement-watch. Retrieved 2008-11-07.  
  6. ^ "Colorado Statewide Cumulative Report - 2008 General Election". Colorado Secretary of State. http://coreports.ezvotetally.com/Reserved.ReportViewerWebControl.axd?ReportSession=jexpso55dlbays450fyzrmb4&ControlID=3a1b317069f040849b2b689d78addfc9&Culture=1033&UICulture=1033&ReportStack=1&OpType=ReportArea&Controller=dnn_ctr376_ViewRS2005_ReportViewer1&PageNumber=1&ZoomMode=Percent&ZoomPct=100&ReloadDocMap=true&SearchStartPage=0&LinkTarget=_top. Retrieved 2008-12-04.  
  7. ^ Colorado House Democrats (18 November 2008). "House Republican Committee Assignments Announced". Press release. http://www.coloradohousegop.com/?q=node/92.  
  8. ^ Toda, Dean (2 January 2009). "Freshman lawmaker does his best to grasp his homework". Colorado Springs Gazette. http://www.gazette.com/articles/budget_45708___article.html/members_process.html. Retrieved 2009-01-09.  

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