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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.
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Susan Lontine

Colorado House Rep - Dist 1

Susan Lontine is a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives. She represents District 1, which includes parts of Denver and Jefferson counties. She was first elected to her seat in 2014. Lontine grew up in Florida and attended the University of Central Florida before moving to Denver in 1996. She served as a Democratic district captain in District 1 and as an aide to Jeanne Labuda and Irene Aguilar before her election to the House.

Alec Garnett

Colorado House Rep - Dist 2

Alec Garnett is a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives and the current House Majority Leader. He represents District 2, which covers a portion of the city of Denver. He was first elected in 2014 to replace retiring House Speaker Mark Ferrandino. Prior to taking office, Garnet was the Executive Director of the Colorado Democratic Party. He previously worked as a legislative assistant to U.S. Representative Ed Perlmutter and legislative director to U.S. Representative John Adler

Meg Froelich

Colorado House Rep - Dist 3

Meg Froelich is a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives, representing District 3. She was appointed to the position on January 7, 2019, and took office on January 14, 2019. Froelich a documentary filmmaker was appointed to fill the District 3 seat that was being vacated by Rep Jeff Bridges, as he was appointed to become a Senator to take on the Senate District 26 seat. Bridges, was selected by a Democratic Party vacancy committee to replace the departing state Sen. Daniel Kagan who previously held the seat.

Serena Gonzales-Gutierrez

Colorado House Rep - Dist 4

Serena Lucha Gonzales-Gutierrez (born November 22, 1981) is an American politician who is the member of the Colorado House of Representatives from the 4th district in the City and County of Denver. Gonzales-Gutierrez was elected in the general election on November 6, 2018, winning 82 percent of the vote over 18 percent of Republican candidate Robert John

Alex Valdez

Colorado House Rep - Dist 5

Alex James Valdez (born June 3, 1981) is an American politician who is the member of the Colorado House of Representatives from the 5th district in the City and County of Denver. Valdez was elected in the general election on November 6, 2018, winning 79 percent of the vote over 19 percent of Republican candidate Katherine Whitney

Chris Hansen

Colorado House Rep - Dist 6

Christopher J. Hansen (born June 16, 1975) is a legislator in the U.S. state of Colorado. Elected to the Colorado House of Representatives as a Democrat in 2016, Hansen represents State House District 6, which encompasses part of east Denver. Hansen began work as an associate director at IHS CERA in 2005 where he was promoted to director of corporate strategy in 2010, and again to the position of director of energy insight in 2013

James Coleman

Colorado House Rep - Dist 7

James Coleman is a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives. He represents the 7th district, which covers a portion of Denver. He was elected in 2016, succeeding Angela Williams. Coleman won the Democratic primary with 41.37% of the vote against opponents Michele Wheeler and Elet Valentine and ran unopposed in the general election.

Leslie Herod

Colorado House Rep - Dist 8

Leslie Herod (born 1982) is an American politician, who was elected to the Colorado House of Representatives in the 2016 elections.[1] A member of the Democratic Party, she represents the 8th district. She is the first gay African-American to be elected to Colorado's state legislature

Emily Sirota

Colorado House Rep - Dist 9

Emily Lipp Sirota (born August 7, 1979) is an American politician who is a member of the Colorado House of Representatives from the 9th district in the City and County of Denver. Sirota was elected in the general election on November 6, 2018, winning 71 percent of the vote over 29 percent of Republican candidate Bob Lane

Edie Hooton

Colorado House Rep - Dist 10

Edie Hooton is a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives. She represents District 10, which serves portions of Boulder County. She was elected in 2016, succeeding Dickey Lee Hullinghorst. In her early political career, Hooton worked as an aide to Alaska State Senator Bettye Fahrenkamp and U.S. Senator Mike Gravel. She moved to Boulder County in 1997 and served as President of the Democratic Women of Boulder County before taking office.

Jonathan Singer

Colorado House Rep - Dist 11

Jonathan Singer (born September 13, 1979) is a legislator in the U.S. state of Colorado. He was appointed in January 2012 as a Democrat to fill the vacancy in House District 11, which includes most of Longmont, as well as Northwest Boulder, part of Niwot and part of Gunbarrel.

Sonya Jaquez Lewis

Colorado House Rep - Dist 12

Sonya Jaquez Lewis (born May 4, 1957) is an American politician who is the member of the Colorado House of Representatives from the 12th district in Boulder County. Representative Sonya Jaquez Lewis is the first Latina and the first LGBTQ person ever elected to the Colorado General Assembly from Boulder County, Colorado. Lewis was elected in the general election on November 6, 2018, winning 74 percent of the vote over 26 percent of Independent candidate Theresa Stets

KC Becker

Colorado House Rep - Dist 13

Kathleen Collins Becker is an American politician serving as the 39th and current Speaker of the Colorado House of Representatives since 2019. A member of the Democratic Party, she has represented the state's 13th district since 2013. Becker was elected to the Boulder City Council in 2009. When Claire Levy resigned from the Colorado House of Representatives in 2013, a vacancy committee selected Becker to replace her.

Thomas Exum Sr.

Colorado House Rep - Dist 17

Thomas 'Tony' Exum, Sr. is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives representing District 17 since January 9, 2013. Exum was a Battalion Fire Chief for Colorado Springs, Colorado. After serving more than 35 years as a firefighter with the CSFD, rising to the rank of Battalion Chief, Exum retired in 2010. He then won election in 2012 to serve in the Colorado House of Representatives, as the representative from District 17 – covering Southeast Colorado Springs. Rep. Exum won election again in 2016 and 2018.

Marc Snyder

Colorado House Rep - Dist 18

Marc Alan Snyder (born January 6, 1961) is an American politician who is the member of the Colorado House of Representatives from the 18th district in El Paso County. Snyder was elected in the general election on November 6, 2018, winning 57 percent of the vote over 36 percent of Republican candidate Mary Fabian

Christopher Kennedy

Colorado House Rep - Dist 23

Chris Kennedy is a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives. He represents District 23, which covers a portion of Jefferson County. He was elected to his seat in 2016, succeeding Max Tyler. Kennedy was elected to the House of Representatives in 2016, winning with 55.88% of the vote against Republican opponent Chris Hadsall. In 2018, Chris Kennedy defeated Republican Joan Poston with 61.75% (17,882) to Poston's 38.25% (11,075 votes).

Monica Duran

Colorado House Rep - Dist 24

Monica Irasema Duran (born January 8, 1960) is an American politician who is a member of the Colorado House of Representatives from the 24th district in Jefferson County. Duran was elected in the general election on November 6, 2018, winning 63 percent of the vote over 37 percent of Republican candidate Arthur Erwin. She was previously a member of the City Council for Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Lisa Cutter

Colorado House Rep - Dist 25

Lisa Cutter (Democrat) is a member of the Colorado House of Representatives, representing District 25. Cutter was elected to the office on November 6, 2018. Cutter was elected in the general election on November 6, 2018, winning 53 percent of the vote over 47 percent of Republican candidate Steve Szutenbach

Dylan Roberts

Colorado House Rep - Dist 26

Dylan Roberts (Democrat) is a member of the Colorado House of Representatives, representing District 26. On November 6, 2018, the voters of Eagle and Routt Counties elected Mr. Roberts to a two-year term by a margin of 60%-34%. During the 2019 Legislative Session he served as the Chair of the House Rural Affairs, Chair of the Capital Development Committee, and as a member of the House Judiciary Committee,

Brianna Titone

Colorado House Rep - Dist 27

Brianna Titone is an American politician, who was elected as the state representative for the 27th House District of Colorado in the 2018 elections. She serves in the 72nd Colorado General Assembly and is the first openly transgender state legislator elected in Colorado and the 4th elected in the United States.

Kerry Tipper

Colorado House Rep - Dist 28

Kerry Christina Tipper (born December 11, 1983) is an American politician who is a member of the Colorado House of Representatives from the 28th district in Jefferson County. Tipper was elected in the general election on November 6, 2018, winning 59 percent of the vote over 38 percent of Republican candidate Kristina Alley

Tracy Kraft-Tharp

Colorado House Rep - Dist 29

Tracy Kraft-Tharp is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives representing District 29 since January 9, 2013. Kraft-Tharp is a member of the League of Women Voters. Kraft-Tharp represents House District 29, which includes northeastern Arvada and part of Westminster. She was elected in the 2012 election.

Dafna Michaelson Jenet

Colorado House Rep - Dist 30

Dafna Michaelson Jenet is a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives. She represents District 30, which covers a portion of Adams County. She was elected to her seat in 2016, unseating Republican incumbent JoAnn Windholz. Jenet serves on the House Finance Committee and the House Public Health Care & Human Services Committee.

Yadira Caraveo

Colorado House Rep - Dist 31

Yadira D. Caraveo (born December 23, 1980) is an American politician who is a member of the Colorado House of Representatives from the 31st district in Adams County. Caraveo was elected in the general election on November 6, 2018, winning 55 percent of the vote over 39 percent of Republican candidate Rico Figueroa

Adrienne Benavidez

Colorado House Rep - Dist 32

Adrienne Benavidez is a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives. She represents District 32, which covers a portion of Adams County. She was elected in 2016, succeeding Dominick Moreno. Benavidez was elected to the House of Representatives in 2016, winning 64.37% of the vote against Republican opponent Alexander Jacobson

Matt Gray

Colorado House Rep - Dist 33

Matt Gray (born c.1980) is a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives. Gray represents District 33, which covers Broomfield and portions of Boulder County. He was elected in 2016, succeeding Dianne Primavera. Gray was elected to the House of Representatives in 2016, winning with 52.16% against Republican opponent Karen Nelson

Kyle Mullica

Colorado House Rep - Dist 34

Kyle Alan John Mullica (born July 31, 1986) is an American politician who is a member of the Colorado House of Representatives from the 34th district in Adams County. Mullica was elected in the general election on November 6, 2018, winning 60 percent of the vote over 40 percent of Republican candidate Alex Winkler.

Shannon Bird

Colorado House Rep - Dist 35

Shannon Kathleen Bird (born April 23, 1969) is an American politician who is a member of the Colorado House of Representatives from the 35th district in Adams County. Bird was elected in the general election on November 6, 2018, winning 59 percent of the vote over 37 percent of Republican candidate Bruce Baker.

Mike Weissman

Colorado House Rep - Dist 36

Mike Weissman is a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives. He represents District 36, which covers a portion of Arapahoe County. He was first elected to his seat in 2016, succeeding Su Ryden. Weissman was elected to the House of Representatives in 2016, winning with 55.29% of the vote against Republican opponent Richard Bowman.

Janet Buckner

Colorado House Rep - Dist 40

Janet Buckner is a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives. She represents District 40, which covers a portion of Arapahoe County. Buckner was appointed to her seat in 2015 to replace her husband John Buckner after his death in office. After her appointment to her House seat in 2015, Buckner was elected to keep her seat in 2016, winning with 57.69% of the vote against Republican opponent Todd Brophy

Jovan Melton

Colorado House Rep - Dist 41

Jovan Melton is a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives, serving since 2013. Before serving in the House, Melton worked for Lieutenant Governor Barbara O'Brien, and managed the campaigns of state representatives Angela Williams and Rhonda Fields. Melton serves as Democratic majority whip and as Vice-Chair of the Black Democratic Legislative Caucus of Colorado

Dominique Jackson

Colorado House Rep - Dist 42

Dominique Jackson is a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives. She represents District 42, which covers a portion of Arapahoe County. She was elected to her seat in 2016, succeeding Rhonda Fields. Jackson was elected to the House of Representatives in 2016, winning with 68.91% of the vote against Republican opponent Mike Donald

Daneya Esgar

Colorado House Rep - Dist 46

Daneya Esgar is a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives. She represents District 46, which covers a portion of Pueblo County. She was elected to her seat in 2014, succeeding Leroy Garcia. Esgar was elected to the House of Representatives in 2014, winning with 52.2% of the vote against Republican opponent Brian Mater. She was reelected in 2016, in which she ran unopposed.

Bri Buentello

Colorado House Rep - Dist 47

Bri Buentello (Democrat) is a member of the Colorado House of Representatives, representing District 47. Buentello was elected to the office on November 6, 2018. Brianna Buentello (born September 21, 1989) is an American politician who is a member of the Colorado House of Representatives from the 47th district, which includes parts of Fremont and Pueblo counties, and all of Otero County. She serves on the Rural Affairs and Agriculture Committee, and is the vice-chair of the Education Committee.

Rochelle Galindo

Colorado House Rep - Dist 50

Rochelle Galindo is an American politician who was elected to the Colorado House of Representatives in the 2018 Colorado House of Representatives election. She represents the 50th House District as a member of the Democratic Party. Two efforts to recall Rochelle Galindo, a member of the Democratic Party, from her elected position representing District 50 in the Colorado House of Representatives were launched in March 2019. The first recall petition was approved for circulation on April 4, 2019. Mary Achziger and Karen Kornins submitted the recall petition. Supporters have until June 3, 2019, to collect 5,696 signatures to force a recall election.

Cathy Kipp

Colorado House Rep - Dist 52

Cathy Kipp is a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives, representing District 52. She was appointed to the seat on January 3, 2019. She was a Poudre School District board member. She replaced state Senator Joann Ginal in the state House of Representatives. A vacancy committee of the Larimer County Democrats selected Kipp on the third ballot after two prior votes failed to reach a majority. Kipp's ultimate victory came over Colorado state chair of the Sierra Club Will Walters by one tie-breaking vote.

Jennifer Arndt

Colorado House Rep - Dist 53

Jennifer James "Jeni" Arndt is an American politician. She is a member of the Colorado House of Representatives from the 53rd District, serving since 2015. Arndt has sponsored 25 bills. She is a member of the Democratic party and was elected to the office on November 4, 2014.

Barbara Hall McLachlan

Colorado House Rep - Dist 59

Barbara McLachlan is a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives. She represents District 59, which covers Archuleta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Ouray, and San Juan counties. McLachlan was elected to her seat in 2016, when she beat incumbent Republican J. Paul Brown winning with 50.73% of the vote over him. Her husband Mike McLachlan has also held the seat, taking it from Brown in 2012 and losing it to him in 2014.

Julie McCluskie

Colorado House Rep - Dist 61

Julie Lynn McCluskie (born January 12, 1964) is an American politician who is a member of the Colorado House of Representatives from the 61st district in Summit County. McCluskie was elected in the general election on November 6, 2018, winning 63 percent of the vote over 37 percent of Republican candidate Mike Mason.

Donald Valdez

Colorado House Rep - Dist 62

Donald Valdez is a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives. He represents District 62, which covers portions of Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Huerfano, Mineral County, Pueblo County, Rio Grande, and Saguache counties. Valdez took his seat in 2017, succeeding Ed Vigil. Valdez has a background in farming and ranching and worked for the Natural Resources Conservation Service before taking office. He has also served as Deputy Public Trustee and Deputy Sheriff in Conejos County.