Justin Everett

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Justin Everett
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Member of the Colorado House of Representatives
from the 22nd district
Assumed office
January 9, 2013
Preceded byKen Summers
Personal details
Born (1971-08-05) August 5, 1971 (age 47)
Political partyRepublican
EducationChapman University (BA)
University of Colorado, Denver (MBA)
Sturm College of Law (JD)
WebsiteCampaign website

Justin Everett[1] (Born August 5, 1971) is an American politician and a Republican member of the Colorado House of Representatives representing District 22 since January 9, 2013.[2] Everett has been described as a "Combative Conservative,"[3] and is one of the most constitutionally conservative members of the Colorado House of Representatives.

Education[edit]

Everett earned his BA in English from Chapman University in 1993, his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Colorado Denver Business School in 1998 with emphases in Finance, International Business and Entrepreneurship, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2000.

Elections[edit]

  • 2018 - In April, 2017, Representative Everett announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for Colorado State Treasurer in 2018.[4] Everett beat three other candidates at the Republican State Assembly on April 14, 2018 with 49% of the vote to earn top-line on the Republican primary ballot.[5] In the June 26, 2018 Republican Primary for State Treasurer, Everett lost by a little over 1% [6] after being outspent by his opponents 9 to 1 [7][8][9], including soft money that was injected into the race[10][11][12].
  • 2016 - Everett did not have a Primary. He won the General Election on November 8, 2016 by a wide margin with 26,311 votes (60.46%) against Democrat turned Unaffiliated opponent Mary Parker for the third time[13]
  • 2016 - Everett did not have a Primary. He won the General Election on November 8, 2016 by a wide margin with 26,311 votes (60.46%) against Democrat turned Unaffiliated opponent Mary Parker for the third time[14]
  • 2014 – Everett won another Republican Primary on June 24, 2014, winning with 5,433 votes (70.9%);[15] and again won the three-way November 4, 2014 general election with 20,396 votes (55.4%) against Democratic nominee Mary Parker and Libertarian candidate Lynn Weitzel.[16]
  • 2012 – When District 22 incumbent Republican Representative Ken Summers ran for Colorado Senate, Everett ran in the June 26, 2012 Republican primary, winning with 3,664 votes (64.9%);[17] and won the three-way November 6, 2012 general election with 23,117 votes (52.3%) against Democratic nominee Mary Parker and Libertarian candidate Lynn Weitzel.[18]
  • 2006 – When incumbent Republican Senator Norma Anderson retired and left the Senate District 22 seat open, Everett ran in the three-way August 8, 2006 Republican primary but lost to Mike Kopp; Kopp went on to win the November 7, 2006 general election against Democratic nominee Paula Noonan.

71st General Assembly Committees (2017-18)[edit]

  1. House Appropriations
  2. House Education
  3. House Public Health Care & Human Services

70th General Assembly Committees (2015-16)[edit]

  1. House Appropriations
  2. House Education
  3. House Public Health Care & Human Services

69th General Assembly Committees (2013-14)[edit]

  1. House Education
  2. House Public Health Care & Human Services
  3. House Transportation & Energy

Politics[edit]

Everett is considered one of the most conservative, pro-liberty, pro-freedom legislators. He finished #1 in the Principles of Liberty (POL) Scorecard in 2013, 2014, 2015, finished #2 in 2016 by 6/10th of a point, and was #1 again in 2017. He was also one of the top scorers in the Colorado Union of Taxpayers (CUT) ratings in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. The American Conservative Union also rates Everett at the top with 100% ratings in 2014,[19], 2015.[20], [1] 2016 , and [2] 2017. He was also the winner of the Goldwater Award from the Republican Liberty Caucus in 2013.[21]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Justin Everett's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved January 9, 2014.
  2. ^ "Justin Everett". Denver, Colorado: Colorado General Assembly. Retrieved January 9, 2014.
  3. ^ "Denver Post News Story". Denver, Colorado: The Denver Post. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  4. ^ Ashby, Charles (2017-04-17). "Lawmaker to seek treasurer's post". The Daily Sentinel. Retrieved 2017-04-26.
  5. ^ Murray, John (2018-04-14). "In Colorado treasurer's race, Justin Everett knocks 3 candidates out of running at GOP assembly". The Denver Post.
  6. ^ "Colorado Secretary of State Election Results". Colorado Secretary of State.
  7. ^ "Colorado Secretary of State Campaign Finance Reports P.L." Colorado Secretary of State.
  8. ^ "Colorado Secretary of State Campaign Finance Reports B.W." Colorado Secretary of State.
  9. ^ "Colorado Secretary of State Campaign Finance Reports J.E." Colorado Secretary of State.
  10. ^ "Colorado Secretary of State Campaign Finance Reports Independent Expenditures P.L." Colorado Secretary of State.
  11. ^ "Colorado Secretary of State Campaign Finance Reports Independent Expenditures B.W." Colorado Secretary of State.
  12. ^ "Colorado Secretary of State Campaign Finance Reports Independent Expenditures B.W." Colorado Secretary of State.
  13. ^ "Colorado Secretary of State Election Results 2016".
  14. ^ "Colorado Secretary of State Election Results 2016".
  15. ^ "2014 Republican Party state representatives primary results". Denver, Colorado: Secretary of State of Colorado. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  16. ^ "2014 General election state representatives results". Denver, Colorado: Secretary of State of Colorado. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  17. ^ "2012 Republican Party state representatives primary results". Denver, Colorado: Secretary of State of Colorado. Retrieved January 9, 2014.
  18. ^ "2012 General election state representatives results". Denver, Colorado: Secretary of State of Colorado. Retrieved January 9, 2014.
  19. ^ "ACU Ratings 2014". American Conservative Union. Retrieved 25 February 2016.
  20. ^ "American Conservative Union Ratings 2015". ACU. Retrieved 25 February 2016.
  21. ^ "RLCC Goldwater Award". Republican Liberty Caucus. Retrieved 25 February 2016.

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