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Colorado House of Representatives

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 number 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.

Colorado House of Representatives
72nd Colorado General Assembly
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Term limits
4 terms (8 years)
History
Preceded by71st Colorado General Assembly
New session started
January 4, 2019
Leadership
KC Becker (D)
since January 4, 2019
Speaker pro Tempore
Janet Buckner (D)
since January 4, 2019
Majority Leader
Alec Garnett (D)
since January 4, 2019
Minority Leader
Patrick Neville (R)
since January 4, 2017
Structure
Seats65
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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
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House of Representatives Chamber
Colorado State Capitol, Denver
Website
Colorado General Assembly

The Colorado House of Representatives convenes at the State Capitol building in Denver.

CommitteesEdit

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 compositionEdit

 
41 24
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
End 71st Assembly 36 29 65 0
Begin 72nd Assembly 41 24 65 0
Latest voting share 63.1% 36.9%

LeadersEdit

Position Name Party Residence District
Speaker of the House KC Becker Democratic Boulder 13
Speaker pro Tempore Janet Buckner Democratic Aurora 40
Majority Leader Alec Garnett Democratic Denver 2
Assistant Majority Leader Chris Kennedy Democratic Lakewood 23
Majority Caucus Chair Edie Hooton Democratic Boulder 10
co-Majority Whip Vacant Democratic
co-Majority Whip Jovan Melton Democratic Aurora 41
Assistant Majority Caucus Chair Dafna Michaelson Jenet Democratic Commerce City 30
Minority Leader Patrick Neville Republican Castle Rock 45
Assistant Minority Leader Kevin Van Winkle Republican Highlands Ranch 43
Minority Caucus Chair Lori Saine Republican Firestone 63
Minority Whip Perry Buck Republican Windsor 49

MembersEdit

[2]

District Representative Party Residence
1 Susan Lontine Democratic Denver
2 Alec Garnett Democratic Denver
3 Meg Froelich 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[3] 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[4] 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
48 Stephen Humphrey Republican Severance
49 Perry Buck Republican Loveland
50 Mary Young Democratic Greeley
51 Hugh McKean Republican Loveland
52 Cathy Kipp Democratic Fort Collins
53 Jennifer Arndt Democratic Fort Collins
54 Matt Soper Republican Delta
55 Janice Rich Republican Grand Junction
56 Rod Bockenfeld Republican Henderson
57 Perry Will Republican New Castle
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 Cheyenne Wells

Past composition of the House of RepresentativesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Colorado House Committees". Open States. Sunlight Foundation. April 9, 2014. Retrieved April 9, 2014.
  2. ^ "Legislators". Colorado General Assembly. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on March 3, 2014. Retrieved February 27, 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ http://www.aurorasentinel.com/news/democratic-committee-selects-janet-buckner-hd-40-seat/

External linksEdit