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. The current dean of the Colorado delegation is Representative Diana DeGette (CO-1), having served in the House since 1997.

U.S. House of Representatives[edit]

Current members[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 Democrats and 3 Republicans.

District Representative
(Residence)
Party CPVI Time in office District map
1st Diana DeGette official photo (cropped).jpg
Diana DeGette
(Denver)
Democratic D+24 Since January 3, 1997 Colorado US Congressional District 1 (since 2013).tif
2nd Joe Neguse, official portrait, 116th Congress.jpg
Joe Neguse
(Boulder)
Democratic D+12 Since January 3, 2019 Colorado US Congressional District 2 (since 2013).tif
3rd Lauren Boebert 117th U.S Congress.jpg
Lauren Boebert
(Rifle)
Republican R+6 Since January 3, 2021
Colorado US Congressional District 3 (since 2013).tif
4th Ken Buck official congressional photo (cropped 2).jpg
Ken Buck
(Greeley)
Republican R+12 Since January 3, 2015
Colorado US Congressional District 4 (since 2013).tif
5th Doug Lamborn official portrait.jpg
Doug Lamborn
(Colorado Springs)
Republican R+12 Since January 3, 2007 Colorado US Congressional District 5 (since 2013).tif
6th Jason Crow, official portrait, 116th Congress.jpg
Jason Crow
(Aurora)
Democratic D+6 Since January 3, 2019 Colorado US Congressional District 6 (since 2013).tif
7th Congressman Ed Perlmutter.jpg
Ed Perlmutter
(Lakewood)
Democratic D+7 Since January 3, 2007 Colorado US Congressional District 7 (since 2013).tif

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 (Cons. R)
38th (1863–1865)
39th (1865–1867) Allen Alexander Bradford (R)
40th (1867–1869) George M. Chilcott (R)
41st (1869–1871) Allen Alexander Bradford (R)
42nd (1871–1873) Jerome B. Chaffee (R)
43rd (1873–1875)
44th (1875–1877) Thomas M. Patterson (D)
Colorado statehood August 1, 1876

After Colorado statehood[edit]

1876–1893: 1 at-large district[edit]

Congress At-large
Colorado statehood August 1, 1876
44th (1875–1877) James B. Belford (R)
45th (1877–1879)
Thomas M. Patterson (D)
46th (1879–1881) James B. Belford (R)
47th (1881–1883)
48th (1883–1885)
49th (1885–1887) George G. Symes (R)
50th (1887–1889)
51st (1889–1891) Hosea Townsend (R)
52nd (1891–1893)

1893–1903: 2 seats[edit]

Congress 1st district 2nd district
53rd (1893–1895) Lafe Pence (Pop) John Calhoun Bell (Pop)
54th (1895–1897) John F. Shafroth (R)
55th (1897–1899) John F. Shafroth (Sv)
56th (1899–1901)
57th (1901–1903)

1903–1913: 3 seats[edit]

Congress 1st district 2nd district At-large
58th (1903–1905) John F. 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 W. Rucker (D) John Andrew Martin (D) Edward T. Taylor (D)
62nd (1911–1913)

1913–1973: 4 seats[edit]

Congress 1st district 2nd district At-large seat A At-large seat B
63rd (1913–1915) George John Kindel (D) Harry H. Seldomridge (D) Edward Keating (D) Edward T. Taylor (D)
Congress 1st district 2nd district 3rd district 4th district
64th (1915–1917) Benjamin C. Hilliard (D) Charles B. Timberlake (R) Edward Keating (D) Edward T. Taylor (D)
65th (1917–1919)
66th (1919–1921) William N. Vaile (R) Guy U. Hardy (R)
67th (1921–1923)
68th (1923–1925)
69th (1925–1927)
70th (1927–1929)
S. Harrison White (D)
71st (1929–1931) William R. Eaton (R)
72nd (1931–1933)
73rd (1933–1935) Lawrence Lewis (D) Fred N. Cummings (D) John Andrew Martin (D)
74th (1935–1937)
75th (1937–1939)
76th (1939–1941)
William E. Burney (D)
77th (1941–1943) William S. Hill (R) John Chenoweth (R)
Robert F. Rockwell (R)
78th (1943–1945)
Dean M. Gillespie (R)
79th (1945–1947)
80th (1947–1949) John A. Carroll (D)
81st (1949–1951) John H. Marsalis (D) Wayne N. Aspinall (D)
82nd (1951–1953) Byron G. Rogers (D) John Chenoweth (R)
83rd (1953–1955)
84th (1955–1957)
85th (1957–1959)
86th (1959–1961) Byron L. Johnson (D)
87th (1961–1963) Peter H. Dominick (R)
88th (1963–1965) Donald G. Brotzman (R)
89th (1965–1967) Roy H. McVicker (D) Frank Evans (D)
90th (1967–1969) Donald G. Brotzman (R)
91st (1969–1971)
92nd (1971–1973) Mike McKevitt (R)

1973–1983: 5 seats[edit]

Congress 1st district 2nd district 3rd district 4th district 5th district
93rd (1973–1975) Pat Schroeder (D) Donald G. Brotzman (R) Frank Evans (D) James Johnson (R) William L. 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)

1983–2003: 6 seats[edit]

Congress 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) Daniel 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)

2003–present: 7 seats[edit]

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th
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)
115th (2017–2019)
116th (2019–2021) Joe Neguse (D) Jason Crow (D)
117th (2021–2023) Lauren Boebert (R)

U.S. Senate[edit]

Current delegation
Michael Bennet
Senator Michael Bennet
(D)
Class II Congress Class III
Colorado statehood August 1, 1876
Henry M. Teller (R) 44th (1875–1877) Jerome B. Chaffee (R)
45th (1877–1879)
46th (1879–1881) Nathaniel P. Hill (R)
47th (1881–1883)
George M. Chilcott (R)
Horace Tabor (R)
Thomas M. Bowen (R) 48th (1883–1885)
49th (1885–1887) Henry M. Teller (R)
50th (1887–1889)
Edward O. Wolcott (R) 51st (1889–1891)
52nd (1891–1893)
53rd (1893–1895)
54th (1895–1897)
55th (1897–1899) Henry M. Teller (SvR)
56th (1899–1901)
Thomas M. Patterson (D) 57th (1901–1903)
58th (1903–1905) Henry M. Teller (D)
59th (1905–1907)
Simon Guggenheim (R) 60th (1907–1909)
61st (1909–1911) Charles J. Hughes Jr. (D)
62nd (1911–1913) Charles S. Thomas (D)
John F. Shafroth (D) 63rd (1913–1915)
64th (1915–1917)
65th (1917–1919)
Lawrence C. Phipps (R) 66th (1919–1921)
67th (1921–1923) Samuel D. Nicholson (R)
68th (1923–1925)
Alva B. Adams (D)
Rice W. Means (R)
69th (1925–1927)
70th (1927–1929) Charles W. Waterman (R)
71st (1929–1931)
Edward P. Costigan (D) 72nd (1931–1933)
Walter Walker (D)
Karl C. Schuyler (R)
73rd (1933–1935) Alva B. Adams (D)
74th (1935–1937)
Edwin C. Johnson (D) 75th (1937–1939)
76th (1939–1941)
77th (1941–1943)
Eugene Millikin (R)
78th (1943–1945)
79th (1945–1947)
80th (1947–1949)
81st (1949–1951)
82nd (1951–1953)
83rd (1953–1955)
Gordon Allott (R) 84th (1955–1957)
85th (1957–1959) John A. Carroll (D)
86th (1959–1961)
87th (1961–1963)
88th (1963–1965) Peter H. Dominick (R)
89th (1965–1967)
90th (1967–1969)
91st (1969–1971)
92nd (1971–1973)
Floyd Haskell (D) 93rd (1973–1975)
94th (1975–1977) Gary Hart (D)
95th (1977–1979)
William L. 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)
115th (2017–2019)
116th (2019–2021)
John Hickenlooper (D) 117th (2021-2023)
Class II Congress Class III

Key[edit]

Democratic (D)
Populist (Pop)
Republican (R)
Silver (Sv)
Silver Republican (SvR)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The national atlas". nationalatlas.gov. Archived from the original on February 22, 2014. Retrieved February 2, 2014.