Colorado

U.S. Congress (Total Seats: 2 U.S. Senators, 7 U.S. Representatives)
Diana DeGette (D) U.S. Representative 1997-present
Betsy Markey (D) U.S. Representative 2009-2010
Marilyn Musgrave (R) U.S. Representative 2003-2008
Patricia Schroeder (D) U.S. Representative 1973-1996
 
Statewide Elective Executives (Total Positions: 5)
Dianne Primavera (D) Lieutenant Governor 2019-present
Jena Griswold (D) Secretary of State 2019-present
Donna Lynne (D)5 Lieutenant Governor 2016-2018
Cynthia Coffman (R) Attorney General 2015-2018
Barbara O'Brien (D) Lieutenant Governor 2007-2010
Cary Kennedy (D) State Treasurer 2007-2010
Gigi Dennis (R) Secretary of State 2005-2006
Jane Norton (R) Lieutenant Governor 2003-2006
Donetta Davidson (R)1 Secretary of State 1999-2005
Vikki Buckley (R)2 Secretary of State 1995-1999
Gail S. Schoettler (D) Lieutenant Governor 1995-1998
Gale A. Norton (R) Attorney General 1991-1998
Gail S. Schoettler (D) State Treasurer 1987-1994
Natalie Meyer (R) Secretary of State 1983-1994
Nancy Dick (D) Lieutenant Governor 1979-1986
Mary Estill Buchanan (R)3 Secretary of State 1974-1982
Julia Swearingen (R)4 State Treasurer 1970
Virginia Blue (R) State Treasurer 1967-1970
Nettie S. Freed (R) Superintendent of Public Instr. 1947-1950
Inez Johnson Lewis (D) Superintendent of Public Instr. 1931-1946
Katherine L. Craig (R) Superintendent of Public Instr. 1905-1914; 1921-1923; 1927-1931
Mary C. C. Bradford Superintendent of Public Instr. 1913-1920; 1923-1926
Helen M. Wixson Superintendent of Public Instr. 1911-1912
Katherine M. Cook Superintendent of Public Instr. 1909-1911
Helen Grenfell Superintendent of Public Instr. 1899-1904
  1. Davidson was appointed to fill a vacancy caused by the death of Vikki Buckley. She resigned in 2005 to take a federal position.
  2. Buckley, who is Black, was the first Republican woman of color elected to a statewide executive office.
  3. Buchanan was initially appointed to fill a vacancy caused by death; she was subsequently elected.
  4. Swearingen was appointed to succeed state treasurer Virginia Blue who died in office
  5. Lynne was appointed in 2016.

State Legislature
Year State
Rank
 

Senate 
Total
Women/
Total
Senate
 

House
Total
Women/
Total
House
Total
Women/
Total
Legis.
 
%
Total
Women
D R I D R
2019 2 12 1 - 13/ 35 26 8 34/ 65 47/ 100 47.0
2018 4 8 2 1 11/ 35 18 9 27/ 65 38/ 100 38.0
2017 4 9 2 - 11/ 35 18 8 26/ 65 37/ 100 37.0
2016 1 8 4 - 12/ 35 20 10 30/ 65 42/ 100 42.0
2015 1 8 4 - 12/ 35 20 10 30/ 65 42/ 100 42.0
2014 1 11 2 - 13/ 35 18 10 28/ 65 41/ 100 41.0
2013 2 11 2 - 13/ 35 18 10 28/ 65 41/ 100 41.0
2012 1 14 3 - 17/ 35 14 9 23/ 65 40/ 100 40.0
2011 1 14 3 - 17/ 35 15 9 24/ 65 41/ 100 41.0
2010 1 12 1 - 13/ 35 19 6 25/ 65 38/ 100 38.0
2009 3 11 1 - 12/ 35 19 6 25/ 65 37/ 100 37.0
2008 2 9 1 - 10/ 35 21 5 26/ 65 36/ 100 36.0
2007 4 9 1 - 10/ 35 19 5 24/ 65 34/ 100 34.0
2006 8 9 2 - 11/ 35 17 4 21/ 65 32/ 100 32.0
2005 7 9 2 - 11/ 35 18 4 22/ 65 33/ 100 33.0
2004 3 9 1 - 10/ 35 14 10 24/ 65 34/ 100 34.0
2003 2 8 1 - 9/ 35 14 10 24/ 65 33/ 100 33.0
2002 4 7 3 - 10/ 35 13 11 24/ 65 34/ 100 34.0
2001 4 7 3 - 10/ 35 13 11 24/ 65 34/ 100 34.0
2000 4 5 7 - 12/ 35 10 12 22/ 65 34/ 100 34.0
1999 4 5 7 - 12/ 35 10 12 22/ 65 34/ 100 34.0
1998 3 5 5 - 10/ 35 10 15 25/ 65 35/ 100 35.0
1997 3 5 5 - 10/ 35 10 15 25/ 65 35/ 100 35.0
1996 3 5 5 - 10/ 35 10 11 21/ 65 31/ 100 31.0
1995 3 5 5 - 10/ 35 10 11 21/ 65 31/ 100 31.0
1994 2 4 5 - 9/ 35 15 11 26/ 65 35/ 100 35.0
1993 3 3 5 - 8/ 35 16 11 27/ 65 35/ 100 35.0
1992 5 3 5 - 8/ 35 11 12 23/ 65 31/ 100 31.0
1991 6 3 5 - 8/ 35 11 12 23/ 65 31/ 100 31.0
1990 6 2 5 - 7/ 35 9 13 22/ 65 29/ 100 29.0
1989 5 2 5 - 7/ 35 9 13 22/ 65 29/ 100 29.0
1988 3 1 3 - 4/ 35 7 17 24/ 65 28/ 100 28.0
1987 3 1 2 - 3/ 35 8 17 25/ 65 28/ 100 28.0
1986 4 2 3 - 5/ 35 6 13 19/ 65 24/ 100 24.0
1985 4 2 3 - 5/ 35 6 13 19/ 65 24/ 100 24.0
1984 2 2 3 - 5/ 35 9 11 20/ 65 25/ 100 25.0
1983 2 2 3 - 5/ 35 9 11 20/ 65 25/ 100 25.0
1981 4 2 2 - 4/ 35 9 10 19/ 65 23/ 100 23.0
1979 2 - - - 3/ 35 - - 18/ 65 21/ 100 21.0
1977 7 - - - 2/ 35 - - 12/ 65 14/ 100 14.0
1975 4 - - - 3/ 35 - - 13/ 65 16/ 100 16.0