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Markey lost her re-election bid in 2010.

Rep. Betsy Markey (D-Colo.)

  • District: 4th District, North and east -- Fort Collins; Greeley
  • Residence: Fort Collins
  • Born: April 27, 1956; Cresskill, N.J.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Husband, Jim Kelly; three children
  • Education: U. of Florida, B.A. 1978 (political science); American U., M.P.A. 1983
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Larimer County Democratic Party chairwoman, 2002-05; U.S. House, 2009-11
  • Elected: Elected: 2008 (1st term); Defeated Rep. Marilyn Musgrave, R
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Conservation, Credit, Energy & Research; General Farm Commodities & Risk Management; Livestock, Dairy & Poultry); Transportation & Infrastructure (Economic Development, Public Buildings & Emergency Management; Highways & Transit; Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials)
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State Information: 4th District, North and east -- Fort Collins; Greeley

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Cory Gardner (R) 138,634 52.5%
Betsy Markey (D) 109,249 41.4%
Doug Aden (AC) 12,312 4.7%
Ken Waszkiewicz (UNA) 3,986 1.5%
2008 general Betsy Markey (D) 187,347 56.2%
Marilyn Musgrave (R) 146,028 43.8%
2006 general Marilyn Musgrave (R) 109,732 45.6%
Angie Paccione (D) 103,748 43.1%
Eric Eidsness (REF) 27,133 11.3%
2004 general Marilyn Musgrave (R) 155,958 51%
Stan Matsunaka (D) 136,812 44.8%
Bob Kinsey (GREEN) 12,739 4.2%
2002 general Marilyn Musgrave (R) 115,359 55%
Stan Matsunaka (D) 87,499 41.7%
John Volz (LIBERT) 7,097 3.4%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 49% John McCain: 50%
2004 John Kerry: 41% George W. Bush: 58%
2000 Al Gore: 39% George W. Bush: 61%

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