Colorado's 1st Congressional District

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The 1st Congressional District of Colorado is a congressional district, one of five located in central Colorado.

The 1st District is located in central Colorado and includes portions of the Denver metropolitan area.[1]

Colorado's 1st congressional district previously included the City and County of Denver and the nearby suburbs of Glendale, Englewood, Sheridan, and Cherry Hills Village.[2]

The current representative of the 1st congressional district is Diana DeGette (D).

Elections

2012

See also: Colorado's 1st congressional district elections, 2012

The 1st congressional district of Colorado held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Diana DeGette won re-election in the district.[3]

U.S. House, Colorado District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDiana DeGette Incumbent 68.2% 237,579
     Republican Danny Stroud 26.8% 93,217
     Libertarian Frank Atwood 3.6% 12,585
     Green Gary Swing 1.4% 4,829
Total Votes 348,210
Source: Colorado Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Diana DeGette won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Mike Fallon (R), Gary Swing (G), Clint Jones (L) and Chris Styskal (American Constitution) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Colorado District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDiana DeGette incumbent 67.4% 140,073
     Republican Mike Fallon 28.8% 59,747
     Green Gary Swing 1.4% 2,923
     Libertarian Clint Jones 1.4% 2,867
     American Constitution Chris Styskal 1% 2,141
Total Votes 207,751

2008
On November 4, 2008, Diana DeGette won re-election to the United States House. She defeated George Lilly (R), Martin Buchanan (L) and Gary Swing (Write-in) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Colorado District 1 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDiana DeGette incumbent 71.9% 203,755
     Republican George Lilly 23.8% 67,345
     Libertarian Martin Buchanan 4.3% 12,135
     Write-in Gary Swing 0% 11
Total Votes 283,246

2006
On November 7, 2006, Diana DeGette won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Thomas Kelly (G) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Colorado District 1 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDiana DeGette incumbent 79.8% 129,446
     Green Thomas Kelly 20.2% 32,825
Total Votes 162,271

2004
On November 2, 2004, Diana DeGette won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Roland Chicas (R) and George Lilly (American Constitution) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Colorado District 1 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDiana DeGette incumbent 73.5% 177,077
     Republican Roland Chicas 24.3% 58,659
     American Constitution George Lilly 2.2% 5,193
Total Votes 240,929

2002
On November 5, 2002, Diana DeGette won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Ken Chlouber (R), Ken Seaman (G), Kent Leondard (L) and George Lilly (American Constitution) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Colorado District 1 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDiana DeGette incumbent 66.3% 111,718
     Republican Ken Chlouber 29.6% 49,884
     Green Ken Seaman 1.9% 3,209
     Libertarian Kent Leondard 1.5% 2,584
     American Constitution George Lilly 0.7% 1,169
     N/A Write-in 0% 18
Total Votes 168,582

2000
On November 7, 2000, Diana DeGette won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Jesse Thomas (R), Richard Combs (L) and Lyle Nasser (Reform) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Colorado District 1 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDiana DeGette incumbent 68.7% 141,831
     Republican Jesse Thomas 27.3% 56,291
     Libertarian Richard Combs 2.8% 5,852
     Independent Lyle Nasser 1.2% 2,452
     N/A Write-in 0% 8
Total Votes 206,434

1998
On November 3, 1998, Diana DeGette won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Nancy McClanahan (R) and Richard Combs (L) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Colorado District 1 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDiana DeGette incumbent 66.9% 116,628
     Republican Nancy McClanahan 30.1% 52,452
     Libertarian Richard Combs 3% 5,225
Total Votes 174,305

1996
On November 5, 1996, Diana DeGette won election to the United States House. She defeated Joe Rogers (R) and Richard Combs (L) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Colorado District 1 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDiana DeGette 56.9% 112,631
     Republican Joe Rogers 40.2% 79,540
     Libertarian Richard Combs 2.9% 5,668
Total Votes 197,839

1994
On November 8, 1994, Patricia Schroeder won re-election to the United States House. She defeated William Eggert (R) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Colorado District 1 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPatricia Schroeder incumbent 60% 93,123
     Republican William Eggert 39.9% 61,978
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 154
Total Votes 155,255

1992
On November 3, 1992, Patricia Schroeder won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Raymond Diaz Aragon (R) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Colorado District 1 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPatricia Schroeder incumbent 68.8% 156,629
     Republican Raymond Diaz Aragon 31.2% 70,902
Total Votes 227,531

1990
On November 6, 1990, Patricia Schroeder won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Gloria Gonzales Roemer (R) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, Colorado District 1 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPatricia Schroeder incumbent 63.7% 82,176
     Republican Gloria Gonzales Roemer 36.3% 46,802
Total Votes 128,978

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 1st congressional district of Colorado after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Colorado

In 2011, the Colorado State Legislature re-drew the Congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.

External links

See also

References

  1. Colorado November 2011 Redistricting Map "Map" accessed July 23, 2012
  2. Open Congress "Colorado's 1st Congressional District," Accessed December 28, 2011
  3. Politico "2012 Election Map, Colorado"
  4. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013
  5. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2008," accessed March 28, 2013
  6. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2006," accessed March 28, 2013
  7. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2004," accessed March 28, 2013
  8. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 2002," accessed March 28, 2013
  9. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2000," accessed March 28, 2013
  10. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1998," accessed March 28, 2013
  11. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 1996," accessed March 28, 2013
  12. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 8, 1994," accessed March 28, 2013
  13. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1992," accessed March 28, 2013
  14. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 6, 1990," accessed March 28, 2013