Janice Rich

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Janice Rich
Member of the Colorado House of Representatives
from the 55th district
Assumed office
January 4, 2019
Preceded byDan Thurlow
Personal details
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceGrand Junction, Colorado
ProfessionCounty official
Legal secretary

Janice Rich is a state representative from Grand Junction, Colorado. A Republican, Rich represents Colorado House of Representatives District 55, which includes the communities of Clifton, Fruitvale, Grand Junction, Orchard Mesa, and Redlands on Colorado's Western Slope.[1]


A certified professional legal secretary, Rich worked for over twenty years as a legal secretary and as a court clerk prior to holding her first elected office. For a time, she also owned and operated a secretarial and business support service.[2]

Elected official[edit]

Rich held two elected offices prior to being elected to the Colorado House of Representatives. From 2011 to 2018, she served as the Mesa County Treasurer. Before that, she served two terms as the Mesa County Clerk and Recorder.[2]

She was first elected as a state representative in the 2018 general elections. In that election, she defeated her Democratic Party opponent, winning 62.64% of the vote.[3]


  1. ^ Colorado Reapportionment Commission Staff (2011-12-22). "Legislative District Information After 2011 Reapportionment House District 55" (PDF). State of Colorado. Retrieved 2019-01-11.
  2. ^ a b "About". Janice Rich House District 55. Retrieved 2019-01-11.
  3. ^ "Colorado election results, November 6, 2018, 2018 General Election". Colorado Secretary of State. 2018-11-06. Retrieved 2019-01-11.

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