Colorado's congressional districts

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Colorado's Congressional districts since 2013.[1]

Colorado is divided into 7 congressional districts, each represented by a member of the United States House of Representatives.

The districts are currently represented in the 113th United States Congress by 3 Democrats and 4 Republicans.

History[edit]

The Territory of Colorado was represented by one non-voting Delegate to the United States House of Representatives from its organization on Thursday, 1861-02-28, until statehood on Tuesday, 1876-08-01.

The State of Colorado was represented by one United States Representative elected at-large from statehood in 1876 until the end of the 52nd United States Congress in 1893. Colorado was represented by two United States Representative elected from two congressional districts from 1893 until the end of the 57th United States Congress in 1903. Colorado was represented by three United States Representatives elected from two districts and one at-large from 1903 until the end of the 62nd United States Congress in 1913. Colorado was represented by four United States Representatives elected from two districts and two at-large in the 63rd United States Congress from 1913 until 1915.[citation needed]

Since the U.S. election of 1914, all U.S. Representatives from the State of Colorado have been elected from congressional districts. Colorado has been represented by four United States Representatives from 1913 until the end of the 92nd United States Congress in 1973, five United States Representatives from 1973 until the end of the 97th United States Congress in 1983, six United States Representatives from 1983 until the end of the 107th United States Congress in 2003, and seven United States Representatives since 2003.[citation needed]

Current districts and representatives[edit]

District Representative Party CPVI Time in office District map
1st Diana DeGette, official Congressional photo.JPG Diana DeGette (D-Denver) Democratic D+18 January 3, 1997 – present Colorado US Congressional District 1 (since 2013).tif
2nd Jared Polis Official 2012.jpg Jared Polis (D-Boulder) Democratic D+8 January 3, 2009 – present Colorado US Congressional District 2 (since 2013).tif
3rd Scott Tipton, Official Portrait, 112th Congress.JPG Scott Tipton (R-Cortez) Republican R+4 January 3, 2011 – present Colorado US Congressional District 3 (since 2013).tif
4th Cory Gardner, Official Portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Cory Gardner (R-Greeley) Republican R+12 January 3, 2011 – present Colorado US Congressional District 4 (since 2013).tif
5th Doug Lamborn official portrait.jpg Doug Lamborn (R-Colorado Springs) Republican R+15 January 3, 2007 – present Colorado US Congressional District 5 (since 2013).tif
6th Mike Coffman.jpgMike Coffman (R-Aurora) Republican D+1 January 3, 2009 – present Colorado US Congressional District 6 (since 2013).tif
7th RepEdP.jpg Ed Perlmutter (D-Lakewood) Democratic D+3 January 3, 2007 – present Colorado US Congressional District 7 (since 2013).tif

Historical and present district boundaries[edit]

Table of United States congressional district boundary maps in the State of Colorado, presented chronologically.[2] All redistricting events that took place in Colorado between 1973 and 2013 are shown.

Year Statewide map Denver highlight
1973 – 1982 United States Congressional Districts in Colorado, 1972 – 1982.tif United States Congressional Districts in Colorado (metro highlight), 1973 – 1982.tif
1983 – 1992 United States Congressional Districts in Colorado, 1983 – 1992.tif United States Congressional Districts in Colorado (metro highlight), 1983 – 1992.tif
1993 – 2002 United States Congressional Districts in Colorado, 1993 – 2002.tif United States Congressional Districts in Colorado (metro highlight), 1993 – 2002.tif
2003 – 2013 United States Congressional Districts in Colorado, 2003 – 2013.tif United States Congressional Districts in Colorado (metro highlight), 2003 – 2013.tif
Since 2013 United States Congressional Districts in Colorado, since 2013.tif United States Congressional Districts in Colorado (metro highlight), since 2013.tif


Obsolete districts[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The national atlas". nationalatlas.gov. Retrieved February 22, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Digital Boundary Definitions of United States Congressional Districts, 1789-2012.". Retrieved October 18, 2014. 

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