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Colorado House of Representatives
71st Colorado General Assembly
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Term limits
4 terms (8 years)
History
Preceded by70th Colorado General Assembly
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
Seats65
House Diagram 2017 State of Colorado.svg
Political groups
Majority

Minority

Length of term
2 years
AuthorityArticle V, Colorado Constitution
Salary$30,000/year + per diem
Elections
Last election
November 6, 2018
(65 seats)
Next election
November 3, 2020
(65 seats)
RedistrictingColorado Reapportionment Commission
Meeting place
ColoradoStateCapitolHouseOfRepresentatives gobeirne.jpg
House of Representatives Chamber
Colorado State Capitol, Denver
Website
Colorado General Assembly

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

Current committees include: [1]

  • House Agriculture, Livestock, and Natural Resources Committee
  • House Appropriations Committee
  • House Business Affairs & Labor 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

Midpoint
36 29
Democratic Republican
Affiliation Party
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total
Democratic Republican Vacant
68th General 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
March 2, 2018 [2] 36 64 1
March 23, 2018 [3] 29 65 0
Begin 72nd Assembly 41 24 65 0
Latest voting share 63.1% 36.9%

Leaders

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

[4]

District Representative Party Residence
1 Susan Lontine Democratic Denver
2 Alec Garnett Democratic Denver
3 Jeff Bridges Democratic Greenwood Village
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 Boulder
11 Jonathan Singer Democratic Longmont
12 Mike Foote Democratic Lafayette
13 KC Becker [5] Democratic Boulder
14 Shane Sandridge 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 Dylan Roberts Democratic Eagle
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 Benavidez Democratic Commerce City
33 Matt Gray Democratic Broomfield
34 Alex Winkler Republican Northglenn
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 [6] 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 Judy Reyher Republican Swink
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 Philip 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 Kim
65 Jon Becker Republican Sterling

Members in 72nd General Assembly

[7]

District Representative Party Residence
1 Susan Lontine Democratic Denver
2 Alec Garnett Democratic Denver
3 Jeff Bridges Democratic Greenwood Village
4 Serena Gonzales-Gutierrez Democratic Denver
5 Alex Valdez Democratic Denver
6 Chris Hansen Democratic Denver
7 James Coleman Democratic Denver
8 Leslie Herod Democratic Denver
9 Emily Sirota Democratic Denver
10 Edie Hooton Democratic Boulder
11 Jonathan Singer Democratic Longmont
12 Sonya Jaquez Lewis Democratic Lafayette
13 KC Becker [8] Democratic Boulder
14 Shane Sandridge Republican Colorado Springs
15 Dave Williams Republican Colorado Springs
16 Larry Liston Republican Colorado Springs
17 Tony Exum Democratic Colorado Springs
18 Marc Snyder Democratic Colorado Springs
19 Tim Geitner Republican Monument
20 Terri Carver Republican Colorado Springs
21 Lois Landgraf Republican Fountain
22 Colin Larson Republican Littleton
23 Christopher Kennedy Democratic Lakewood
24 Monica Duran Democratic Wheat Ridge
25 Lisa Cutter Democratic Evergreen
26 Dylan Roberts Democratic Eagle
27 Brianna Titone Democratic Arvada
28 Kerry Tipper Democratic Lakewood
29 Tracy Kraft-Tharp Democratic Arvada
30 Dafna Michaelson Jenet Democratic Commerce City
31 Yadira Caraveo Democratic Thornton
32 Adrienne Benavidez Democratic Commerce City
33 Matt Gray Democratic Broomfield
34 Kyle Mullica Democratic Northglenn
35 Shannon Bird Democratic Westminster
36 Mike Weissman Democratic Aurora
37 Tom Sullivan Democratic Centennial
38 Susan Beckman Republican Littleton
39 Mark Baisley Republican Littleton
40 Janet Buckner [9] 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 Bri Buentello Democratic Pueblo, Colorado
48 Stephen Humphrey Republican Severance
49 Perry Buck Republican Loveland
50 Rochelle Galindo Democratic Greeley
51 Hugh McKean Republican Loveland
52 Joann Ginal Democratic Fort Collins
53 Jennifer Arndt Democratic Fort Collins
54 Matt Soper Republican Fruita
55 Janice Rich Republican Grand Junction
56 Rod Bockenfeld Republican Henderson
57 Bob Rankin Republican Carbondale
58 Marc Catlin Republican Montrose
59 Barbara Hall McLachlan Democratic Durango
60 James Wilson Republican Salida
61 Julie McCluskie Democratic Dillon
62 Donald Valdez Democratic Alamosa
63 Lori Saine Republican Dacono
64 Kimmi Lewis Republican Kim
65 Rod Pelton Republican Sterling

Past composition of the House of Representatives

See also

References

  1. ^ "Colorado House Committees". Open States. Sunlight Foundation. 2014-04-09. Retrieved 2014-04-09.
  2. ^ Rep. Steve Lebsock (D - Thornton 34) expelled. Before being expelled he switched to the Republican party, ensuring a Republican will be appointed to replace him. [1] [2]
  3. ^ Republican Alex Winkler appointed to succeed Lebsock [3]
  4. ^ "Legislators". Colorado General Assembly. Retrieved 2017-12-20.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on March 3, 2014. Retrieved February 27, 2014.
  6. ^ http://www.aurorasentinel.com/news/democratic-committee-selects-janet-buckner-hd-40-seat/
  7. ^ "Legislators". Colorado General Assembly. Retrieved 2017-12-20.
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on March 3, 2014. Retrieved February 27, 2014.
  9. ^ http://www.aurorasentinel.com/news/democratic-committee-selects-janet-buckner-hd-40-seat/

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