Mary Hodge

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Mary Hodge
Member of the Colorado Senate
from the 25th district
In office
January 7, 2009[1] – January 11, 2017
Preceded by Stephanie Takis
Succeeded by Kevin Priola
Member of the Colorado House of Representatives
from the 30th district
In office
January, 2003 – January 7, 2009
Succeeded by Kevin Priola
Member of the Colorado House of Representatives
from the 36th district
In office
January, 2001 – January, 2003
Personal details
Born (1946-12-17) December 17, 1946 (age 70)
Saint Francis, Kansas
Political party Democratic

Mary Hodge (born December 17, 1946) is a former state senator in the U.S. state of Colorado. Elected to the Colorado State Senate as a Democrat in 2008, Hodge represented Senate District 25, which encompasses eastern Adams County, Colorado.[2] Term limited, she did not seek re-election in 2016.[3] Prior to being elected to the state senate, Hodge served in the Colorado House of Representatives for eight years.


Senator Mary Hodge (Brighton) has a hands-on knowledge of education and small business issues. Her experience in these fields taught her the importance of patience, hard work, dedication, cooperation, and compromise. These traits served her well during her eight years as House District 30's State Representative and as a State Senator. Senator Hodge has experience with agriculture, water, education and business. She and her husband, Richard, own and operate a small business. Senator Hodge currently serves as Chair of the Agriculture, Livestock, and Natural Resources, and serves on the Appropriations Committee, Local Government and Energy Committee and the Interim Water Resources Committee.[citation needed]

Legislative career[edit]

2008 election[edit]

Hodge faced Republican John Hadfield in the November 2008 general election. Hodge's candidacy was endorsed by the Denver Post[4] and the Aurora Sentinel. [5]


  1. ^ "Senate Journal - January 7, 2009" (pdf). Colorado General Assembly. Retrieved 2009-01-09. 
  2. ^ "State Senate District 25". COMaps. Retrieved 2008-11-09. 
  3. ^ Ballotpedia. Retiring incumbents. Viewed: 2016-01-13.
  4. ^ Editorial Board (23 October 2008). "The Post's picks for state Senate". Denver Post. Retrieved 2008-11-09. 
  5. ^ Norris, Wendy; Bob Spencer (3 November 2008). "State candidate endorsement watch". Colorado Independent. Retrieved 2008-11-09. 

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