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Bob Beauprez

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Bob Beauprez (1948–) is a rancher and former banker and politician from Boulder County . He represented Colorado’s Seventh Congressional District from 2003 to 2007 and ran unsuccessfully for governor in 2006 and 2014. A devout Catholic and member of the Republican Party , Beauprez has long...

Colorado Congressional Districts

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Colorado is divided into seven Congressional districts according to population, with each district represented by an elected member of the United States House of Representatives. Colorado representatives serve two-year terms, as required by the US Constitution. There are no term limits for members...

Diana DeGette

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Diana DeGette

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Diana DeGette (1957– ) is a lawyer and politician who has represented Colorado’s First Congressional District —the city of Denver —in the US House of Representatives since 1997. A member of the Democratic Party , DeGette is known for her ardent support of reproductive and civil rights,...

Jared Polis

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Jared Schutz Polis (1975– ) is the forty-third governor of Colorado , elected in 2018. A member of the Democratic Party , Polis formerly represented Colorado’s Second Congressional District and served on the State Board of Education . Polis is a progressive and the state’s first openly gay governor...

Joe Neguse

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Joseph “Joe” D. Neguse (1984–) is a politician who represents Colorado’s Second Congressional District , which includes Boulder , Fort Collins , and most of the northern Front Range . A member of the Democratic Party , Neguse is the first African American elected to Congress from Colorado. He...

John Hickenlooper

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John Wright Hickenlooper II (1952– ) is a Colorado businessman and politician who served as mayor of Denver from 2003 to 2011 and forty-third governor of the state from 2011 to 2019. In 1988 he founded Wynkoop Brewing Company , Denver’s first successful craft brewery . A member of the Democratic...

Ken Buck

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Ken Buck (1959–) is an attorney and politician from Weld County . He represents Colorado’s Fourth Congressional District in the US House of Representatives, an office he has held since 2015, winning reelection in 2016 and 2018. Since March 2019, Buck has served as head of Colorado’s Republican...

Mark Udall

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Mark Emery Udall (1950–) is a former US representative (1999–2008) and senator (2009–14) from Colorado. A member of the Democratic Party , Udall comes from a prominent political family in the American West. His father was former senator Morris Udall; his uncle was three-term congressman Stewart Lee...

Michael Hancock

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Michael Hancock (1969– ) is the forty-fifth mayor of Denver , elected in 2011. Currently in his third term, Hancock succeeded fellow Democrat John Hickenlooper and interim mayor Guillermo Vidal. Widely seen as a pro-growth mayor, Hancock is credited with boosting the city’s economy by investing in...

Mike Coffman

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Mike Coffman (1955–) is a Colorado politician who is currently the mayor of Aurora , his childhood hometown. From 2009 to 2019, Coffman served in Congress, representing Colorado’s Sixth Congressional District , which includes Aurora. He also previously served as the state’s treasurer and secretary...

Populism in Colorado

Added by yongli on 01/31/2017 - 12:51, last changed on 05/04/2020 - 09:33
Populism was a third-party political movement of the 1890s that left an enduring imprint on Colorado history. The Populist or People’s Party was especially strong in the south, Midwest, and west because it focused on the grievances of farmers, workers, and members of what Populists called “the...

Progressive Era in Colorado

Added by yongli on 01/14/2020 - 15:30, last changed on 06/11/2020 - 15:05
The Progressive Era (1900–20) was a national period of social and political reform in which grassroots activists and their political allies sought the power of government and science to address pressing public problems. In Colorado, Progressives brought significant political and social changes to...
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