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 11, 2017
Leadership
Crisanta Duran (D)
Since January 11, 2017
Speaker pro Tempore
Jessie Danielson (D)
Since January 11, 2017
Majority Leader
KC Becker (D)
Since January 11, 2017
Minority Leader
Patrick Neville (R)
Since January 11, 2017
Structure
Seats 65
House Diagram 2017 State of Colorado.svg
Political groups

Majority

Minority

Length of term
2 years
Authority Article V, Colorado Constitution
Salary $30,000/year + per diem
Elections
Last election
November 8, 2016
(65 seats)
Next election
November 6, 2018
(65 seats)
Redistricting Colorado Reapportionment Commission
Meeting place
ColoradoStateCapitolHouseOfRepresentatives gobeirne.jpg
House of Representatives Chamber
Colorado State Capitol
Denver, Colorado
Website
http://leg.colorado.gov/

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
69th General Assembly 37 28 65 0
70th General Assembly 34 31 65 0
Begin 71st Assembly 37 28 65 0
Latest voting share 56.9% 43.1%

Leaders[edit]

Position Name Party Residence District
Speaker of the House Crisanta Duran Democratic Denver 5
Speaker pro Tempore Jessie Danielson Democratic Wheat Ridge 24
Majority Leader KC Becker Democratic Boulder 13
Assistant Majority Leader Alec Garnett Democratic Denver 2
Majority Caucus Chair Daneya Esgar Democratic Pueblo 46
Majority Whip Brittany Pettersen Democratic Lakewood 28
Majority Deputy Whip Jovan Melton Democratic Aurora 41
Assistant Majority Caucus Chair Jeni Arndt Democratic Fort Collins 53
Minority Leader Patrick Neville Republican Castle Rock 45
Assistant Minority Leader Cole Wist Republican Centennial 37
Minority Caucus Chair Lois Landgraf Republican Fountain 21
Minority Whip Lori Saine Republican Henderson 63

Members[edit]

[2]

District Representative Party Residence
1 Susan Lontine Democratic Denver
2 Alec Garnett Democratic Denver
3 Jeff Bridges Democratic Denver
4 Dan Pabon Democratic Denver
5 Crisanta Duran Democratic Denver
6 Chris Hansen Democratic Denver
7 James Coleman Democratic Denver
8 Leslie Herod Democratic Denver
9 Paul Rosenthal Democratic Denver
10 Edie Hooton Democratic Gunbarrel
11 Jonathan Singer Democratic Longmont
12 Mike Foote Democratic Lafayette
13 KC Becker[3] Democratic Boulder
14 Dan Nordberg Republican Colorado Springs
15 Dave Williams Republican Colorado Springs
16 Larry Liston Republican Colorado Springs
17 Tony Exum Democratic Colorado Springs
18 Pete Lee Democratic Colorado Springs
19 Paul Lundeen Republican Monument
20 Terri Carver Republican Colorado Springs
21 Lois Landgraf Republican Fountain
22 Justin Everett Republican Littleton
23 Christopher Kennedy Democratic Lakewood
24 Jessie Danielson Democratic Wheat Ridge
25 Tim Leonard Republican Evergreen
26 Diane Mitsch Bush Democratic Steamboat Springs
27 Lang Sias Republican Arvada
28 Brittany Pettersen Democratic Lakewood
29 Tracy Kraft-Tharp Democratic Arvada
30 Dafna Michaelson Jenet Democratic Commerce City
31 Joseph Salazar Democratic Thornton
32 Adrienne Benevidez Democratic Commerce City
33 Matt Gray Democratic Broomfield
34 Steve Lebsock Democratic Thornton
35 Faith Winter Democratic Westminster
36 Mike Weissman Democratic Aurora
37 Cole Wist Republican Centennial
38 Susan Beckman Republican Littleton
39 Polly Lawrence Republican Littleton
40 Janet Buckner[4] Democratic Aurora
41 Jovan Melton Democratic Aurora
42 Dominique Jackson Democratic Aurora
43 Kevin Van Winkle Republican Highlands Ranch
44 Kim Ransom Republican Parker
45 Patrick Neville Republican Castle Rock
46 Daneya Esgar Democratic Pueblo
47 Clarice Navarro Republican Pueblo
48 Stephen Humphrey Republican Severance
49 Perry Buck Republican Loveland
50 Dave Young Democratic Greeley
51 Hugh McKean Republican Loveland
52 Joann Ginal Democratic Fort Collins
53 Jennifer Arndt Democratic Fort Collins
54 Yeulin Willett Republican Fruita
55 Dan Thurlow Republican Grand Junction
56 Phillip Covarrubias Republican Henderson
57 Bob Rankin Republican Carbondale
58 Marc Catlin Republican Montrose
59 Barbara Hall McLachlan Democratic Durango
60 James Wilson Republican Salida
61 Millie Hamner Democratic Dillon
62 Donald Valdez Democratic Alamosa
63 Lori Saine Republican Dacono
64 Kimmi Lewis Republican Parker
65 Jon Becker Republican Sterling

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