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Larry Liston

Larry Liston
Member of the Colorado House of Representatives
from the 16th district
Assumed office
January 12, 2005
Preceded by Bill Sinclair
Succeeded by Janak Joshi
Personal details
Born 1952 (age 62–63)
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Mary Ann Liston
Children Katarina
Residence Colorado Springs, Colorado
Alma mater Colorado State University
Occupation Financial Consultant
Religion Presbyterian

Larry Liston was a Colorado legislator. Elected to the Colorado House of Representatives as a Republican, Liston represents House District 16.


Larry Liston has lived in Colorado Springs since 1967 and HD #16 for over 30 years. He graduated from Wasson High School in 1970. In 1975, he graduated from Colorado State University with a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis on Finance and a minor in Political Science. Since 1977, Larry has worked as a Financial Consultant with RBC Dain Rauscher in Colorado Springs. He is now First Vice President of the firm.

Larry has been married to his wife, Mary Ann, for 24 years. She is an attorney. Their daughter, Katarina is a student at the University of Denver. Larry is an active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Colorado Springs. In his spare time, Larry enjoys golf, hiking, skiing and a good book on history.

Larry has been active in Colorado Springs. He is an active member of the Downtown Rotary Club of Colorado Springs since 1985. He served four years on the El Paso County Highway Advisory Committee. From 2000-03, Larry served on the Board of directors of the American Red Cross, Pikes Peak Chapter.

Larry has been a leader in local, state and national Republican politics. He is a graduate of the inaugural class of the Republican Leadership Program in 1989 and the Campaign Management School of the Leadership institute in 1999. Larry serves as a Pct. Committee person and has been the Chairman of HD # 16 since 1997. In 1998 and 2002, Larry served as a county chairman for Gov. Bill Owens. In 2000, he Co-chaired the local campaign for President George Bush and was elected as a delegate for President Bush to the Republican National Convention and in 2001 was recognized as the Republican of the year by the leadership of El Paso County. Larry was elected statewide as the Vice Chairman of the Colorado Republican Party and served from 2001-03. He has served on the executive committee of the local party for several years.

Political career

2008 legislative session

Representative Liston was prime sponsor for five measures in the House in addition to being co-prime sponsor for several measures originating in the State Senate.

2009 legislative session

2010 legislative session

2010 election

2010 legislative session

2011 legislative session

2012 legislative session

Representative Liston announced he would not seek reelection and would instead run for State Senate District 10.

2012 primary election

Liston was defeated in a Republican party primary fight by Owen Hill.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ "Colorado Secretary of State, Official Primary Election Results". 
  2. ^ "CO - Election Results - Colorado Secretary of State". 
  3. ^ "State House 2012 Election Results - Denver Post". 

External links

  • Rep. Larry Liston Right for HD 16, 2008 campaign website
  • Legislative home page
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