Colorado House of Representatives

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Colorado House of Representatives
Colorado General Assembly
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Term limits
4 terms (8 years)
History
New session started
January 9, 2013
Leadership
Mark Ferrandino (D)
since January 9, 2013
Speaker pro Tempore
Rhonda Fields (D)
since January 7, 2014
Majority Leader
Dickey Lee Hullinghorst (D)
since January 9, 2013
Minority Leader
Brian DelGrosso (R)
since January 9, 2013
Structure
Seats 65
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Political groups

Governing party

Opposition party

Length of term
2 years
Authority Article V, Colorado Constitution
Salary $30,000/year + per diem
Elections
Last election
November 4, 2014
(65 seats)
Next election
November 1, 2016
(65 seats)
Redistricting Colorado Reapportionment Commission
Meeting place
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House of Representatives Chamber
Colorado State Capitol
Denver, Colorado
Website
Colorado General Assembly

The Colorado House of Representatives is the lower house of the Colorado General Assembly, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Colorado. The House is composed of 65 members from an equal amount of constituent districts, with each district having 75,000 people. Representatives are elected to two-year terms, and are limited to four consecutive terms in office but can run again after a two year respite.

The Colorado House of Representatives convenes at the State Capitol building in Denver.

Committees[edit]

Current committees include:[1]

  • House Agriculture, Livestock, and Natural Resources Committee
  • House Appropriations Committee
  • House Business, Labor & Economic, and Workforce Development Committee
  • House Education Committee
  • House Finance Committee
  • House Health, Insurance, and Environment Committee
  • House Judiciary Committee
  • House Local Government Committee
  • House Public Health Care & Human Services Committee
  • House State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee
  • House Transportation and Energy Committee

Current composition[edit]

Affiliation Party
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total
Democratic Republican Vacant
End of 68th Assembly 32 33 65 0
Beginning of 69th Assembly 37 28 65 0
End of 69th Assembly
Beginning of 70th Assembly 34 31 65 0
Latest voting share 52.3% 47.7%

Leaders[edit]

Position Name Party Residence District
Speaker of the House Mark Ferrandino Democratic Denver 2
Speaker pro Tempore Rhonda Fields[2] Democratic Aurora 42
Majority Leader Dickey Lee Hullinghorst Democratic Gunbarrel 10
Assistant Majority Leader Dan Pabon Democratic Denver 4
Majority Caucus Chair Lois Court Democratic Denver 6
Majority Whip Beth McCann Democratic Denver 8
Assistant Majority Whip Su Ryden Democratic Aurora 36
Minority Leader Brian DelGrosso Republican Loveland 51
Assistant Minority Leader Libby Szabo Republican Arvada 27
Minority Caucus Chair Kathleen Conti Republican Littleton 38
Minority Whip Kevin Priola Republican Henderson 56

Members[edit]

[3][4]

District Representative Party Residence
1 Jeanne Labuda Democratic Denver
2 Mark Ferrandino Democratic Denver
3 Daniel Kagan Democratic Denver
4 Dan Pabon Democratic Denver
5 Crisanta Duran Democratic Denver
6 Lois Court Democratic Denver
7 Angela Williams Democratic Denver
8 Beth McCann Democratic Denver
9 Paul Rosenthal Democratic Denver
10 Dickey Lee Hullinghorst Democratic Gunbarrel
11 Jonathan Singer Democratic Longmont
12 Mike Foote Democratic Lafayette
13 KC Becker[5] Democratic Boulder
14 Dan Nordberg Republican Colorado Springs
15 Mark Waller Republican Colorado Springs
16 Janak Joshi Republican Colorado Springs
17 Kit Roupe Republican Colorado Springs
18 Pete Lee Democratic Colorado Springs
19 Amy Stephens Republican Monument
20 Bob Gardner Republican Colorado Springs
21 Lois Landgraf Republican Fountain
22 Justin Everett Republican Littleton
23 Max Tyler Democratic Lakewood
24 Sue Schafer Democratic Wheat Ridge
25 Cheri Gerou Republican Evergreen
26 Diane Mitsch Bush Democratic Steamboat Springs
27 Libby Szabo Republican Arvada
28 Brittany Pettersen Democratic Lakewood
29 Tracy Kraft-Tharp Democratic Arvada
30 JoAnn Windholz Republican Commerce City
31 Joseph A. Salazar Democratic Thornton
32 Dominick Moreno Democratic Commerce City
33 Dianne Primavera Democratic Broomfield
34 Steve Lebsock Democratic Thornton
35 Cherylin Peniston Democratic Westminster
36 Su Ryden Democratic Aurora
37 Spencer Swalm Republican Centennial
38 Kathleen Conti Republican Littleton
39 Polly Lawrence Republican Littleton
40 John Buckner Democratic Aurora
41 Jovan Melton Democratic Aurora
42 Rhonda Fields Democratic Aurora
43 Frank McNulty Republican Highlands Ranch
44 Chris Holbert Republican Parker
45 Carole Murray Republican Castle Rock
46 Leroy M. Garcia Jr. Democratic Pueblo
47 Clarice Navarro Republican Pueblo
48 Stephen Humphrey Republican Severance
49 Perry Buck Republican Loveland
50 Dave Young Democratic Greeley
51 Brian DelGrosso Republican Loveland
52 Joann Ginal Democratic Fort Collins
53 Randy Fischer Democratic Fort Collins
54 Jared Wright Republican Fruita
55 Ray Scott Republican Grand Junction
56 Kevin Priola Republican Henderson
57 Bob Rankin Republican Carbondale
58 Don Coram Republican Montrose
59 J. Paul Brown Republican Ignacio
60 James Wilson Republican Salida
61 Millie Hamner Democratic Dillon
62 Edward Vigil Democratic Fort Garland
63 Lori Saine Republican Dacono
64 Tim Dore Republican Parker
65 Jerry Sonnenberg Republican Sterling

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