Colorado

Current Numbers

Congress
2
(1D, 1R)
22.2% of 9 seats

(2 Senate, 7 House)

Statewide Elective Executive
2
(2D)
40% of 5 seats
State Legislature
45
(38D, 7R)
45% of 100 seats
Congress - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served
Lauren Boebert R U.S. Representative 2021-present
Diana L. DeGette D U.S. Representative 1997-present
Betsy Markey D U.S. Representative 2009-2010
Marilyn N. Musgrave R U.S. Representative 2003-2008
Patricia Schroeder D U.S. Representative 1973-1996
Statewide Elective Executive - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served Notes
Jena Griswold D Secretary of State 2019-present
Dianne I. Primavera D Lt. Governor 2019-present
Cynthia H. Coffman R Attorney General 2015-2018
Donna Lynne D Lt. Governor 2016-2018 Lynne was appointed in 2016.
Cary Kennedy D Treasurer 2007-2010
Barbara O'Brien D Lt. Governor 2007-2010
Ginette Dennis R Secretary of State 2005-2006
Jane Norton R Lt. Governor 2003-2006
Donetta Davidson R Secretary of State 1999-2005 Davidson was appointed to fill a vacancy caused by the death of Vikki Buckley. She resigned in 2005 to take a federal position.
Vikki Buckley R Secretary of State 1995-1999 Buckley, who is Black, was the first Republican woman of color elected to a statewide executive office.
Gale A. Norton R Attorney General 1991-1998
Gail S. Schoettler D Lt. Governor 1995-1998
Natalie Meyer R Secretary of State 1983-1994
Gail S. Schoettler D Treasurer 1987-1994
Nancy Dick D Lt. Governor 1979-1986
Mary Estill Buchanan R Secretary of State 1974-1982 Buchanan was initially appointed to fill a vacancy caused by death; she was subsequently elected.
Julia Swearingen R Treasurer 1970-1970 Swearingen was appointed to succeed state treasurer Virginia Blue who died in office.
Virginia Blue R Treasurer 1967-1970
Nettie S. Freed R Superintendent of Public Instruction 1947-1950
Inez Johnson Lewis D Superintendent of Public Instruction 1931-1946
Katherine L. Craig R Superintendent of Public Instruction 1927-1931
Mary C. C. Bradford NP Superintendent of Public Instruction 1923-1926
Katherine L. Craig R Superintendent of Public Instruction 1921-1923
Mary C. C. Bradford NP Superintendent of Public Instruction 1913-1920
Katherine L. Craig R Superintendent of Public Instruction 1905-1914
Helen M. Wixson NP Superintendent of Public Instruction 1911-1912
Katherine M. Cook NP Superintendent of Public Instruction 1909-1911
Helen Grenfell NP Superintendent of Public Instruction 1899-1904
Grace Espy Patton D Superintendent of Public Instruction 1897-1898
Angenette J. Peavey R Superintendent of Public Instruction 1895-1896
State Legislature - Numbers and Percentage of Officeholders by Year
Year State Rank Senate Total Women/Total Senate House Total Women/Total House Total Women/Total Legislature % Total Women
2022 2 11D | 1R 12/35 27D | 6R 33/65 45/100 45.0
2021 5 11D | 1R 12/35 26D | 6R 32/65 44/100 44.0
2020 2 11D | 1R 12/35 26D | 6R 32/65 44/100 44.0
2019 2 12D | 1R 13/35 26D | 7R 33/65 46/100 46.0
2018 4 8D | 2R | 1Ind 11/35 18D | 9R 27/65 38/100 38.0
2017 4 9D | 2R 11/35 18D | 8R 26/65 37/100 37.0
2016 1 8D | 4R 12/35 20D | 10R 30/65 42/100 42.0
2015 1 8D | 4R 12/35 20D | 10R 30/65 42/100 42.0
2014 1 11D | 2R 13/35 18D | 10R 28/65 41/100 41.0
2013 2 11D | 2R 13/35 18D | 10R 28/65 41/100 41.0
2012 1 14D | 3R 17/35 14D | 9R 23/65 40/100 40.0
2011 1 14D | 3R 17/35 15D | 9R 24/65 41/100 41.0
2010 1 12D | 1R 13/35 19D | 6R 25/65 38/100 38.0
2009 3 11D | 1R 12/35 19D | 6R 25/65 37/100 37.0
2008 2 9D | 1R 10/35 21D | 5R 26/65 36/100 36.0
2007 4 9D | 1R 10/35 19D | 5R 24/65 34/100 34.0
2006 8 9D | 2R 11/35 17D | 4R 21/65 32/100 32.0
2005 7 9D | 2R 11/35 18D | 4R 22/65 33/100 33.0
2004 3 9D | 1R 10/35 14D | 10R 24/65 34/100 34.0
2003 2 8D | 1R 9/35 14D | 10R 24/65 33/100 33.0
2002 4 7D | 3R 10/35 13D | 11R 24/65 34/100 34.0
2001 4 7D | 3R 10/35 13D | 11R 24/65 34/100 34.0
2000 4 5D | 7R 12/35 10D | 12R 22/65 34/100 34.0
1999 4 5D | 7R 12/35 10D | 12R 22/65 34/100 34.0
1998 3 5D | 5R 10/35 10D | 15R 25/65 35/100 35.0
1997 3 5D | 5R 10/35 10D | 15R 25/65 35/100 35.0
1996 3 5D | 5R 10/35 10D | 11R 21/65 31/100 31.0
1995 3 5D | 5R 10/35 10D | 11R 21/65 31/100 31.0
1994 2 4D | 5R 9/35 15D | 11R 26/65 35/100 35.0
1993 3 3D | 5R 8/35 16D | 11R 27/65 35/100 35.0
1992 5 3D | 5R 8/35 11D | 12R 23/65 31/100 31.0
1991 6 3D | 5R 8/35 11D | 12R 23/65 31/100 31.0
1990 6 2D | 5R 7/35 9D | 13R 22/65 29/100 29.0
1989 5 2D | 5R 7/35 9D | 13R 22/65 29/100 29.0
1988 3 1D | 3R 4/35 7D | 17R 24/65 28/100 28.0
1987 3 1D | 2R 3/35 8D | 17R 25/65 28/100 28.0
1986 4 2D | 3R 5/35 6D | 13R 19/65 24/100 24.0
1985 4 2D | 3R 5/35 6D | 13R 19/65 24/100 24.0
1984 2 2D | 3R 5/35 9D | 11R 20/65 25/100 25.0
1983 2 2D | 3R 5/35 9D | 11R 20/65 25/100 25.0
1981 4 2D | 2R 4/35 9D | 10R 19/65 23/100 23.0
1979 2 0D | 0R 3/35 0D | 0R 18/65 21/100 21.0
1977 7 0D | 0R 2/35 0D | 0R 12/65 14/100 14.0
1975 4 0D | 0R 3/35 0D | 0R 13/65 16/100 16.0