PARTY AFFILIATION: Republican.
OCCUPATION: Maranatha Carpets, owner; Christmas tree farm, honey and egg sales.
EDUCATION: Milford High School, 1977.
POLITICAL EXPERIENCE: Executive Council, District 5, 2001-present; District 11 state senator, 1993-98; House of Representatives, 1989-92.
PARTY AFFILIATION: Democrat.
OCCUPATION: Former rehabilitation counselor for unemployed people.
EDUCATION: University of Denver, bachelor of arts.
POLITICAL EXPERIENCE: House of Representatives, 1987-92; state Senate, 1993-2002.