United States congressional delegations from Colorado

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Colorado's congressional districts since 2013[1]

These are tables of congressional delegations from Colorado to the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate.


House of Representatives[edit]

Current Representatives[edit]

List of members of the Coloradoan United States House delegation, their terms in office, district boundaries, and the district political ratings according to the CPVI. The delegation has a total of 7 members, including 4 Republicans and 3 Democrats.

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 Ken Buck official congressional photo.jpg Ken Buck (R-Greeley) Republican R+12 January 3, 2015 – 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


Delegation timeline (1861 – Present)[edit]

Tables showing membership in the Colorado federal House delegation throughout history of statehood in the United States.

Territory of Colorado[edit]

Congress Delegate At-large
Colorado Territory organized February 28, 1861
37th
(1861–1863)
Hiram Pitt Bennet
(Conservative Republican)
38th
(1863–1865)
39th
(1865–1867)
Allen Alexander Bradford (R)
40th
(1867–1869)
George Miles Chilcott (R)
41st
(1869–1871)
Allen Alexander Bradford (R)
42nd
(1871–1873)
Jerome Bunty Chaffee (R)
43rd
(1873–1875)
44th
(1875–1877)
Thomas MacDonald Patterson (D)
Colorado statehood August 1, 1876

After Colorado statehood[edit]

Congress At-large
Colorado statehood August 1, 1876
44th
(1875–1877)
James Burns Belford (R)
45th
(1877–1879)
Thomas MacDonald Patterson (D)
46th
(1879–1881)
James Burns Belford (R)
47th
(1881–1883)
48th
(1883–1885)
49th
(1885–1887)
George Gifford Symes (R)
50th
(1887–1889)
51st
(1889–1891)
Hosea Townsend (R)
52nd
(1891–1893)
1st district 2nd district
53rd
(1893–1895)
Lafayette Pence (Pop) John Calhoun Bell (Pop)
54th
(1895–1897)
John Franklin Shafroth (R)
55th
(1897–1899)
John Franklin Shafroth (FSv)
56th
(1899–1901)
57th
(1901–1903)
1st district 2nd district At-large
58th
(1903–1905)
J. Shafroth (D) Herschel M. Hogg (R) Franklin E. Brooks (R)
Robert W. Bonynge (R)
59th
(1905–1907)
60th
(1907–1909)
Warren A. Haggott (R) George W. Cook (R)
61st
(1909–1911)
Atterson Walden Rucker (D) John Andrew Martin (D) Edward Thomas Taylor (D)
62nd
(1911–1913)
1st district 2nd district At-large seat 1 At-large seat 2
63rd
(1913–1915)
George John Kindel (D) Harry Hunter Seldomridge (D) Edward Keating (D) Edward Thomas Taylor (D)
1st district 2nd district 3rd district 4th district
64th
(1915–1917)
Benjamin Clark Hilliard (D) Charles Bateman Timberlake (R) Edward Keating (D) Edward Thomas Taylor (D)
65th
(1917–1919)
66th
(1919–1921)
William Newell Vaile (R) Guy Urban Hardy (R)
67th
(1921–1923)
68th
(1923–1925)
69th
(1925–1927)
70th
(1927–1929)
Sebastian Harrison White (D)
71st
(1929–1931)
William Robb Eaton (R)
72nd
(1931–1933)
73rd
(1933–1935)
Lawrence Lewis (D) Fred Nelson Cummings (D) John Andrew Martin (D)
74th
(1935–1937)
75th
(1937–1939)
76th
(1939–1941)
William Evans Burney (D)
77th
(1941–1943)
William Silas Hill (R) John Edgar Chenoweth (R)
Robert Fay Rockwell (R)
78th
(1943–1945)
Dean Milton Gillespie (R)
79th
(1945–1947)
80th
(1947–1949)
John Albert Carroll (D)
81st
(1949–1951)
John Henry Marsalis (D) Wayne Aspinall (D)
82nd
(1951–1953)
Byron Rogers (D) John Chenoweth (R)
83rd
(1953–1955)
84th
(1955–1957)
85th
(1957–1959)
86th
(1959–1961)
Byron Johnson (D)
87th
(1961–1963)
Pete Dominick (R)
88th
(1963–1965)
Don Brotzman (R)
89th
(1965–1967)
Roy McVicker (D) Frank Evans (D)
90th
(1967–1969)
Don Brotzman (R)
91st
(1969–1971)
92nd
(1971–1973)
Mike McKevitt (R)
1st district 2nd district 3rd district 4th district 5th district
93rd
(1973–1975)
Pat Schroeder (D) Don Brotzman (R) Frank Evans (D) Jim Johnson (R) Bill Armstrong (R)
94th
(1975–1977)
Tim Wirth (D)
95th
(1977–1979)
96th
(1979–1981)
Ray Kogovsek (D) Ken Kramer (R)
97th
(1981–1983)
Hank Brown (R)
1st district 2nd district 3rd district 4th district 5th district 6th district
98th
(1983–1985)
Pat Schroeder (D) Tim Wirth (D) Ray Kogovsek (D) Hank Brown (R) Ken Kramer (R) Dan Schaefer (R)
99th
(1985–1987)
Mike Strang (R)
100th
(1987–1989)
David Skaggs (D) Ben Nighthorse Campbell (D) Joel Hefley (R)
101st
(1989–1991)
102nd
(1991–1993)
Wayne Allard (R)
103rd
(1993–1995)
Scott McInnis (R)
104th
(1995–1997)
105th
(1997–1999)
Diana DeGette (D) Bob Schaffer (R)
106th
(1999–2001)
Mark Udall (D) Tom Tancredo (R)
107th
(2001–2003)
1st district 2nd district 3rd district 4th district 5th district 6th district 7th district
108th
(2003–2005)
Diana DeGette (D) Mark Udall (D) Scott McInnis (R) Marilyn Musgrave (R) Joel Hefley (R) Tom Tancredo (R) Bob Beauprez (R)
109th
(2005–2007)
John Salazar (D)
110th
(2007–2009)
Doug Lamborn (R) Ed Perlmutter (D)
111th
(2009–2011)
Jared Polis (D) Betsy Markey (D) Mike Coffman (R)
112th
(2011–2013)
Scott Tipton (R) Cory Gardner (R)
113th
(2013–2015)
114th
(2015–2017)
Ken Buck (R)
Congress 1st district 2nd district 3rd district 4th district 5th district 6th district 7th district

Key[edit]

Key to party colors and abbreviations for members of the U.S. Congress
American (Know Nothing) (K-N)
Adams (A),
Anti-Jacksonian (Anti-J),
National Republican (NR)
Anti-Administration (Anti-Admin)
Anti-Masonic (Anti-M)
Conservative (Con)
Democratic (D)
Dixiecrat (Dix),
States' rights (SR)
Democratic-Republican (D-R)
Farmer–Labor (FL)
Federalist (F)
Free Soil (FS)
Free Silver (FSv)
Fusion (FU)
Greenback (GB)
Jacksonian (J)
Nonpartisan League (NPL)
Nullifier (N)
Opposition (O)
Populist (Pop)
Pro-Administration (Pro-Admin)
Progressive (Prog)
Prohibition (Proh)
Readjuster (Rea)
Republican (R)
Socialist (Soc)
Unionist (U)
Whig (W)
Independent,
None,
or Unaffiliated

United States Senate[edit]

Current delegation
Michael Bennet
Senator Michael Bennet
(D)
Cory Gardner
Senator Cory Gardner
(R)

Senate delegation timeline (1875 – Present)[edit]

Tables showing membership in the Colorado federal Senate delegation throughout history of statehood in the United States.

Class 2 Congress Class 3
Colorado statehood August 1, 1876
Henry Moore Teller (R) 44th (1875–1877) Jerome Bunty Chaffee (R)
45th (1877–1879)
46th (1879–1881) Nathaniel Peter Hill (R)
47th (1881–1883)
George Miles Chilcott (R)
Horace Austin Warner Tabor (R)
Thomas Mead Bowen (R) 48th (1883–1885)
49th (1885–1887) Henry Moore Teller (R)
50th (1887–1889)
Edward Oliver Wolcott (R) 51st (1889–1891)
52nd (1891–1893)
53rd (1893–1895)
54th (1895–1897)
55th (1897–1899) Henry Moore Teller (FSv)
56th (1899–1901)
Thomas MacDonald Patterson (D) 57th (1901–1903)
58th (1903–1905) Henry Moore Teller (D)
59th (1905–1907)
Simon Guggenheim (R) 60th (1907–1909)
61st (1909–1911) Charles James Hughes, Jr. (D)
62nd (1911–1913) Charles Spalding Thomas (D)
John Franklin Shafroth (D) 63rd (1913–1915)
64th (1915–1917)
65th (1917–1919)
Lawrence Cowle Phipps (R) 66th (1919–1921)
67th (1921–1923) Samuel Danford Nicholson (R)
68th (1923–1925)
Alva Blanchard Adams (D)
Rice William Means (R)
69th (1925–1927)
70th (1927–1929) Charles Winfield Waterman (R)
71st (1929–1931)
Edward Prentiss Costigan (D) 72nd (1931–1933)
Walter Walker (D)
Karl Cortlandt Schuyler (R)
73rd (1933–1935) Alva Blanchard Adams (D)
74th (1935–1937)
Edwin Carl Johnson (D) 75th (1937–1939)
76th (1939–1941)
77th (1941–1943)
Eugene Donald Millikin (R)
78th (1943–1945)
79th (1945–1947)
80th (1947–1949)
81st (1949–1951)
82nd (1951–1953)
83rd (1953–1955)
Gordon Llewellyn Allott (R) 84th (1955–1957)
85th (1957–1959) John Albert Carroll (D)
86th (1959–1961)
87th (1961–1963)
88th (1963–1965) Peter Hoyt Dominick (R)
89th (1965–1967)
90th (1967–1969)
91st (1969–1971)
92nd (1971–1973)
Floyd Kirk Haskell (D) 93rd (1973–1975)
94th (1975–1977) Gary Hart (D)
95th (1977–1979)
Bill Armstrong (R) 96th (1979–1981)
97th (1981–1983)
98th (1983–1985)
99th (1985–1987)
100th (1987–1989) Tim Wirth (D)
101st (1989–1991)
Hank Brown (R) 102nd (1991–1993)
103rd (1993–1995) Ben Nighthorse Campbell (D)
104th (1995–1997) Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R)
Wayne Allard (R) 105th (1997–1999)
106th (1999–2001)
107th (2001–2003)
108th (2003–2005)
109th (2005–2007) Ken Salazar (D)
110th (2007–2009)
Mark Udall (D)
111th (2009–2011) Michael Bennet (D)
112th (2011–2013)
113th (2013–2015)
Cory Gardner (R) 114th (2015–2017)
Class 2 Congress Class 3

Key[edit]

Key to party colors and abbreviations for members of the U.S. Congress
American (Know Nothing) (K-N)
Adams (A),
Anti-Jacksonian (Anti-J),
National Republican (NR)
Anti-Administration (Anti-Admin)
Anti-Masonic (Anti-M)
Conservative (Con)
Democratic (D)
Dixiecrat (Dix),
States' rights (SR)
Democratic-Republican (D-R)
Farmer–Labor (FL)
Federalist (F)
Free Soil (FS)
Free Silver (FSv)
Fusion (FU)
Greenback (GB)
Jacksonian (J)
Nonpartisan League (NPL)
Nullifier (N)
Opposition (O)
Populist (Pop)
Pro-Administration (Pro-Admin)
Progressive (Prog)
Prohibition (Proh)
Readjuster (Rea)
Republican (R)
Socialist (Soc)
Unionist (U)
Whig (W)
Independent,
None,
or Unaffiliated

Living former U.S. Senators from Colorado[edit]

As of April 2015, there are seven former U.S. Senators from the U.S. State of Colorado who are currently living at this time, three from Class 2 and four from Class 3.

Senator Term of office Class Date of birth (and age)
Gary Hart 1975–1987 3 (1936-11-28) November 28, 1936 (age 80)
Tim Wirth 1987–1993 3 (1939-09-22) September 22, 1939 (age 77)
Hank Brown 1991–1997 2 (1940-02-12) February 12, 1940 (age 76)
Ben N. Campbell 1993–2005 3 (1933-04-13) April 13, 1933 (age 83)
Wayne Allard 1997–2009 2 (1943-12-02) December 2, 1943 (age 73)
Ken Salazar 2005–2009 3 (1955-03-02) March 2, 1955 (age 61)
Mark Udall 2009–2015 2 (1950-07-18) July 18, 1950 (age 66)

See also[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "The national atlas". nationalatlas.gov. Retrieved February 2, 2014.