Donald Beezley

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Donald Beezley
Member of the Colorado House of Representatives
from the 33rd district
In office
January 2011 – November 2012
Preceded by Dianne Primavera
Succeeded by Dianne Primavera
Personal details
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Pat Beezley
Profession Businessman
Website donbeezley.com

Donald Beezley was a legislator in the U.S. state of Colorado from 2010 to 2012. He represented the 33rd district, centered on Broomfield, Colorado.[1]

Biography[edit]

Early life and education[edit]

Beezley earned his B.S. in Finance from the University of Colorado. He went on to receive an M.A. in Liberal Studies from Regis University in 2006. Since 2002, Beezley has been the vice president of M&A ProForma West Limited, a mergers and acquisition firm. He has also worked as president of Tager Enterprises since 2005. He is the managing member of Health Source Regional Development LLC, a position he has held since 2007.[2][3][4]

Legislative career[edit]

2010 election[edit]

Beezley ran against democratic incumbent Dianne Primavera for the 33rd House District seat, a legislative district which contained more registered Republicans than Democrats though was still considered a swing district. This race was among those targeted by Colorado Republicans hoping to make gains during the midterm 2010 legislative elections.[5] Beezley narrowly unseated Primavera with 50.4% of the vote after receiving 314 more votes, one of the closest legislative races in the state.[6][7] Beezley was sworn into office in January 2011.

2011 legislative session[edit]

In the 2011 - 2012 legislative session, Beezley was appointed to the committees on Education and Finance.

2012 legislative session[edit]

2012 election[edit]

In the 2012 General Election, Representative Beezley announced he would not seek re-election. Beezley's campaign was taken over by David Pigott who faced Democratic challenger Dianne Primavera. Primavera was elected by a margin of 50% to 44%.[8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "State House District 33". COMaps. Retrieved 2010-11-02. 
  2. ^ "Project VoteSmart - Rep Beezley". 
  3. ^ "Rep Beezley Personal Biography". 
  4. ^ "Ballotpedia - Donald Beezley". 
  5. ^ Fender, Jessica (December 27, 2009). "Colorado GOP upbeat about 2010 elections". Denver Post. Retrieved 2010-01-10. 
  6. ^ "Election Results". CBS. 4 November 2010. Retrieved 2010-11-12. 
  7. ^ Bartels, Lynn (3 November 2010). "Election Results". CBS. Retrieved 2010-11-12. 
  8. ^ "CO - Election Results - Colorado Secretary of State". 
  9. ^ "State House 2012 Election Results - Denver Post". 

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