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Current delegation

Colorado was admitted to the Union on August 1, 1876, and elects senators to Senate Class 2 and Class 3. Its current senators are Democrat Michael Bennet and Republican Cory Gardner.

List of Senators[edit]

Class 2

Class 2 U.S. Senators belong to the electoral cycle that was first elected just to finish the 46th United States Congress in the first elections of 1876, and were elected also in 1876 to the term beginning in 1877. The seat in recent years have been contested in 2002, 2008, and 2014. The next election will be in 2020.

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Class 3

Class 3 U.S. Senators belong to the electoral cycle that was first elected to finish the 46th United States Congress and for the next Congress in the first elections of 1876. The seat in recent years have been contested in 1998, 2004, 2010, and 2016. The next election will be in 2022.

# Senator Party Years in office Electoral history T
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Electoral history Years in office Party Senator #
Vacant August 1, 1876 –
November 15, 1876
Colorado did not elect its Senators until three months after statehood. 1 44th 1 Colorado did not elect its Senators until three months after statehood. August 1, 1876 –
November 15, 1876
Vacant
1 Henry Moore Teller c. 1902.jpg
Henry M. Teller
Republican November 15, 1876 –
April 17, 1882
Elected in 1876. Elected in 1876.

Retired.
November 15, 1876 –
March 3, 1879
Republican Jerome B. Chaffee - Brady-Handy.jpg
Jerome B. Chaffee
1
Elected to next term in 1876 or 1877.

Resigned to become U.S. Secretary of the Interior.
2 45th
46th 2 Elected in 1879.

Lost re-nomination.
March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1885
Republican Nathaniel P. Hill - Brady-Handy.jpg
Nathaniel P. Hill
2
47th
2 George M. Chilcott - Brady-Handy.jpg
George M. Chilcott
Republican April 17, 1882 –
January 27, 1883
Appointed to continue Teller's term.

Did not run to finish the term.
3 Horace Austin Warner Tabor - Brady-Handy.jpg
Horace Tabor
Republican January 27, 1883 –
March 3, 1883
Elected to finish Teller's term.

Retired.
4 ThomasMBowen.jpg
Thomas M. Bowen
Republican March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1889
Election date unknown.

Unknown if retired or lost re-election.
3 48th
49th 3 Elected in 1885. March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1909
Republican Henry Moore Teller c. 1902.jpg
Henry M. Teller
3
50th
5 Edward Oliver Wolcott.jpg
Edward O. Wolcott
Republican March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1901
Elected in 1889. 4 51st
52nd 4 Re-elected in 1891.
53rd
Re-elected in 1895.

Lost re-election.
5 54th
55th 5 Re-elected January 20, 1897.[1] Silver Republican
56th
6 Thomas MacDonald patterson.jpg
Thomas M. Patterson
Democratic March 4, 1901 –
March 3, 1907
Elected in 1901.

Retired.
6 57th
58th 6 Re-elected in 1903.

Retired.
Democratic
59th
7 Simon Guggenheim cph.3a02257.jpg
Simon Guggenheim
Republican March 4, 1907 –
March 3, 1913
Elected January 16, 1907.

Retired.
7 60th
61st 7 Elected January 19, 1909.

Died.
March 4, 1909 –
January 11, 1911
Democratic CharlesJHughes.jpg
Charles J. Hughes, Jr.
4
  January 11, 1911 –
January 15, 1913
Vacant
62nd
Elected to finish Hughes's term. January 15, 1913 –
March 3, 1921
Democratic Charles Spalding Thomas.jpg
Charles S. Thomas
5
8 John Shafroth.gif
John F. Shafroth
Democratic March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1919
Elected January 14, 1913.

Lost re-election.
8 63rd
64th 8 Re-elected in 1914.

Lost re-election.
65th
9 Lawrence Cowle Phipps2.jpg
Lawrence C. Phipps
Republican March 4, 1919 –
March 3, 1931
Elected in 1918. 9 66th
67th 9 Elected in 1920.

Died.
March 4, 1921 –
March 24, 1923
Republican Samuel Danford Nicholson.jpg
Samuel D. Nicholson
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68th
  March 24, 1923 –
May 17, 1923
Vacant
Appointed to continue Nicholson's term.

Retired.
May 17, 1923 –
November 30, 1924
Democratic Alva Blanchard Adams 2.jpg
Alva B. Adams
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Elected to finish Nicholson's term.

Lost renomination.
December 1, 1924 –
March 3, 1927
Republican Rice W. Means.jpg
Rice W. Means
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Re-elected in 1924.

Retired.
10 69th
70th 10 Elected in 1926.

Died.
March 4, 1927 –
August 27, 1932
Republican Charles Winfield Waterman.jpg
Charles W. Waterman
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71st
10 Senator Edward Prentiss Costigan.jpg
Edward P. Costigan
Democratic March 4, 1931 –
January 3, 1937
Elected in 1930.

Retired.
11 72nd
  August 27, 1932 –
September 26, 1932
Vacant
Appointed to continue Waterman's term.

Lost election to finish Waterman's term.
September 26, 1932 –
December 6, 1932
Democratic Senator Walter Walker.jpg
Walter Walker
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Elected to finish Waterman's term.

Lost election to next term.
December 7, 1932 –
March 3, 1933
Republican Karl C Schuyler.jpg
Karl C. Schuyler
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73rd 11 Elected in 1932. March 4, 1933 –
December 1, 1941
Democratic Alva Blanchard Adams 2.jpg
Alva B. Adams
12
74th
11 Edwin Johnson.jpg
Edwin C. Johnson
Democratic January 3, 1937 –
January 3, 1955
Elected in 1936. 12 75th
76th 12 Re-elected in 1938.

Died.
77th
  December 1, 1941 –
December 20, 1941
Vacant
Appointed to continue Adams's term.

Elected November 4, 1942 to finish Adams's term.[2]
December 20, 1941 –
January 3, 1957
Republican Eugene Millikin.jpg
Eugene Millikin
13
Re-elected in 1942. 13 78th
79th 13 Elected to full term in 1944.
80th
Re-elected in 1948.

Retired.
14 81st
82nd 14 Re-elected in 1950.

Retired.
83rd
12 Gordon L Allott.jpg
Gordon Allott
Republican January 3, 1955 –
January 3, 1973
Elected in 1954. 15 84th
85th 15 Elected in 1956.

Lost re-election.
January 3, 1957 –
January 3, 1963
Democratic JohnACarroll.jpg
John A. Carroll
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86th
Re-elected in 1960. 16 87th
88th 16 Elected in 1962. January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1975
Republican PHDominick.jpg
Peter H. Dominick
15
89th
Re-elected in 1966.

Lost re-election.
17 90th
91st 17 Re-elected in 1968.

Lost re-election.
92nd
13 FloydHaskell.jpg
Floyd Haskell
Democratic January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1979
Elected in 1972.

Lost re-election.
18 93rd
94th 18 Elected in 1974. January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1987
Democratic Gary hart.jpg
Gary Hart
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95th
14 Sen William L Armstrong.jpg
Bill Armstrong
Republican January 3, 1979 –
January 3, 1991
Elected in 1978. 19 96th
97th 19 Re-elected in 1980.

Retired.
98th
Re-elected in 1984.

Retired.
20 99th
100th 20 Elected in 1986.

Retired.
January 3, 1987 –
January 3, 1993
Democratic Tim Wirth.jpg
Tim Wirth
17
101st
15 HankBrown.jpg
Hank Brown
Republican January 3, 1991 –
January 3, 1997
Elected in 1990.

Retired.
21 102nd
103rd 21 Elected in 1992.

Changed parties March 3, 1995.
January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2005
Democratic BenNCampbell.jpg
Ben Nighthorse Campbell
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104th
Republican
16 Wayne Allard official portrait.jpg
Wayne Allard
Republican January 3, 1997 –
January 3, 2009
Elected in 1996. 22 105th
106th 22 Re-elected in 1998.

Retired.
107th
Re-elected in 2002.

Retired.
23 108th
109th 23 Elected in 2004.

Resigned to become U.S. Secretary of the Interior.
January 3, 2005 –
January 20, 2009
Democratic Kensalazar.jpg
Ken Salazar
19
110th
17 MarkUdall-Senate Portrait.jpg
Mark Udall
Democratic January 3, 2009 –
January 3, 2015
Elected in 2008.

Lost re-election.
24 111th
Appointed to finish Salazar's term. January 21, 2009 –
Present
Democratic Michael Bennet Official Photo.jpg
Michael Bennet
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112th 24 Elected to full term in 2010.
113th
18 Cory Gardner official Senate portrait.jpeg
Cory Gardner
Republican January 3, 2015 –
Present
Elected in 2014. 25 114th
115th 25 Re-elected in 2016.
116th
To be determined in the 2020 election. 26 117th
118th 26 To be determined in the 2022 election.
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Class 2 Class 3

Living former senators[edit]

As of October 2016, there are seven living former senators. The most recent senator to die was Bill Armstrong (1979–1991) on July 5, 2016. The most recently serving Class 3 senator to die was Peter H. Dominick (1963–1975) on March 18, 1981.

Senator Class Term of office Date of birth (and age)
Gary Hart 3 January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1987 (1936-11-28) November 28, 1936 (age 81)
Tim Wirth 3 January 3, 1987 – January 3, 1993 (1939-09-22) September 22, 1939 (age 78)
Hank Brown 2 January 3, 1991 – January 3, 1997 (1940-02-12) February 12, 1940 (age 78)
Ben N. Campbell 3 January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2005 (1933-04-13) April 13, 1933 (age 84)
Wayne Allard 2 January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2009 (1943-12-02) December 2, 1943 (age 74)
Ken Salazar 3 January 3, 2005 – January 20, 2009 (1955-03-02) March 2, 1955 (age 63)
Mark Udall 2 January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2015 (1950-07-18) July 18, 1950 (age 67)

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Teller in Colorado". The New York Times. January 21, 1897. p. 2. 
  2. ^ Byrd, p. 86.

References[edit]

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