Michele Poague

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Michele Poague
Libertarian Party of Colorado
September 10, 2018—April 28, 2019
Predecessor: Marc Montoni
Successor: Eric Mulder
Fundraising Director
Libertarian Party of Colorado
Predecessor: N/A
Successor: Leah Kelley
Personal Details
Education: Nettleton Business College
Occupation: Author, Business Manager
Residence: Aurora, Colorado
Party: Libertarian
Website: http://www.michelepoague.com/

Michele Poague is an author and business manager from Aurora, Colorado. From 2003-2005 and in 2008 she was the Fundraising Director for the Libertarian Party of Colorado, and was also state chair in 1996.[1]

In 2012 and 2016, Poague ran for the 29th District of the Colorado State Senate as the Libertarian nominee. She would finish third on both ballots.[2]

On March 26, 2018, Poague was nominated at the 2018 Colorado Convention to run as Scott Helker's Lieutenant Governor in the 2018 Colorado Gubernatorial Election.[3]

Organizational Positions

Libertarian Party
  • 2018 National Convention- Colorado Delegation
  • 2008 National Convention- Executive Producer
Libertarian Party of Colorado
  • Vice-Chair (December 2018—April 2019)
  • Fundraising Director (2003-2005, 2008)
  • 1998-2002 Conventions- Executive Producer
  • Chair (1996)


2012 Campaign for Colorado Senate District 29

2012 Colorado State Senate Election, District 29
Party Name Percent Votes
Democratic Morgan Carroll 58.8% 30,149
Republican Bill D. Ross II 36.5% 18,745
Libertarian Michele Poague 4.7% 2,420

2016 Campaign for Colorado Senate District 29

2016 Colorado State Senate Election, District 29
Party Name Percent Votes
Democratic Rhonda Fields 54.19% 30,998
Republican Sebastian Chunn 39.34% 22,503
Libertarian Michele Poague 6.47% 3,698

2018 Campaign for Colorado Lieutenant Governor

2018 Colorado Gubernatorial Election[5]
Party Name/Running Mate Percent Votes
Democratic Jared Polis/Diana Primavera 52.68% 1,276,421
Republican Walker Stapleton/Lang Sias 43.58% 1,055,980
Libertarian Scott Helker/Michele Poague 2.73% 66,155
Unity Bill Hammons/Eric Bodenstab 1.02% 24,619

2020 Campaign for Colorado Senate District 29

At the 2019 Libertarian Party of Arapahoe County Annual Meeting, Poague declared her candidacy for the Colorado Senate's 29th District.[6]