Mary Hodge for SD 25

Why Stand supports Mary Hodge for Senate District 25

“Over the course of her career, Senator Mary Hodge has fought to ensure that all children receive a world-class education. She has championed many of our state’s most important pieces of education reform legislation. We look forward to continuing to work with her for the next four years.”

- MiDian Holmes, Stand Endorsement Committee member

About Mary Hodge

A Colorado native, Senator Mary Hodge was raised on the eastern plains of Colorado. Her mother was a science and math teacher at the local high school, her father a farmer who raised corn, wheat, and other grains. She graduated from Idalia High School then entered the University of Colorado at Boulder. At the end of her sophomore year, she married Richard Hodge and they transferred to Colorado State College (now the University of Northern Colorado) from which she earned a bachelor’s in elementary education. Richard and Senator Hodge raised three sons: Andrew (deceased), Jeffrey, and Michael. They have two daughters-in-law: Nicole and Catherine, and five grandchildren: Quinn, Truman, Magdalena, Loyola, and Ignatius.

Senator Hodge taught first grade in School District 6 (Greeley area); in a Montessori pre-school in Glenwood Springs; co-owned and operated a small motel in Douglas, Wyoming; was a union clerk for Yellow Freight Systems; and the office manager for Roadway Express both in Aurora. Mary and her family have rental property in Adams and Weld Counties. This business was incorporated in 1960. She currently serves at the Secretary/Treasurer.

Long active in her local community, Senator Hodge has served on the accountability committee at Northeast Elementary, Artrain, Adams County Historical Society, 9Health fair, and is a member of the Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce.

First elected in 2000, Senator Hodge served House District 30 for eight years and is finishing her first term in the Colorado Senate, representing District 25.

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