Get to know Edie.

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As the daughter of a country doctor who helped establish one of the first Planned Parenthoods in Vermont, and a mother who was a feminist and community leader, Edie was raised with the understanding that we have an obligation to serve those in need and to actively improve the quality of life in our communities.  She has carried this understanding into her life’s work, in both the private and public sectors. A successful advocate for progressive candidates and causes, civic leader, and mother of two, she has focused her energy and experience on reproductive rights, climate action, affordable housing, access to quality education for all, and working to increase voter participation in the election process.

 

Edie was a legislative aide in the US Senate and the Alaska State Legislature in the 70s and 80s during a time when both parties worked together to find common ground. As a State Representative from Boulder, House District 10, she brings the same spirit of bipartisanship to the State Capitol. Today, she serves in leadership roles as the Vice Chair of the House Energy and Environment Committee and the Vice Chair of the Capital Development Committee. She was also elected by her peers to serve two years as House Majority Caucus Chair, and served for a year as Chair of the Capital Development Committee.  She also serves on the House Transportation and Local Government Committee, and has been a member of a number of other committees including Statutory Revision and Emergency Preparedness. Edie listens to the people she represents, and knows the best solutions come through cooperation and collaboration.

 
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Senator Mark Udall and his wife Maggie Fox both endorsed Edie.  Edie is a passionate supporter of causes and elected officials that share her values.

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Edie served as President of the Democratic Women of Boulder County.

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Edie started a small business selling gourmet pesto at Colorado farmers markets