List of United States Senators from Colorado

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Colorado was admitted as the 38th state to the United States of America on August 1, 1876. As of 2011, a total of 37 individuals have represented Colorado in the U.S. Senate.

The current members of the U.S. Senate from Colorado are:


Historical senators

The following individuals were elected to the U.S. Senate from Colorado.

Historical Representation to the US Senate by Party from Colorado
Party Total
     Democratic 17
     Republican 20
Total Senators 37
Class 2 Senators from Colorado
Senator Years Served Party
Henry M. Teller 1876-1882 Republican
George M. Chilcott 1882-1883 Republican
Horace A. W. Tabor 1883-1883 Republican
Thomas M. Bowen 1883-1889 Republican
Edward O. Wolcott 1889-1901 Republican
Thomas M. Patterson 1901-1907 Democratic
Simon Guggenheim 1907-1913 Republican
John F. Shafroth 1913-1919 Democratic
Lawrence C. Phipps 1919-1931 Republican
Edward P. Costigan 1931-1937 Democratic
Edwin C. Johnson 1937-1955 Democratic
Gordon L. Allott 1955-1973 Republican
Floyd K. Haskell 1973-1979 Democratic
William L. Armstrong 1979-1991 Republican
Hank Brown 1991-1997 Republican
Wayne Allard 1997-2009 Republican
Mark Udall 2009-Present Democratic
Class 3 Senators from Colorado
Senator Years Served Party
Jerome B. Chaffee 1876-1879 Republican
Nathaniel P. Hill 1879-1885 Republican
Henry M. Teller 1885-1909 Democratic
Charles J. Hughes, Jr. 1909-1911 Democratic
Charles S. Thomas 1913-1921 Democratic
Samuel D. Nicholson 1921-1923 Republican
Alva B. Adams 1923-1924 Democratic
Rice W. Means 1924-1927 Republican
Charles W. Waterman 1927-1932 Republican
Walter Walker 1932-1932 Democratic
Karl C. Schuyler 1932-1933 Republican
Alva B. Adams 1933-1941 Democratic
Eugene D. Millikin 1941-1957 Republican
John A. Carroll 1957-1963 Democratic
Peter H. Dominick 1963-1975 Republican
Gary W. Hart 1975-1987 Democratic
Timothy E. Wirth 1987-1993 Democratic
Ben Nighthorse Campbell 1993-2005 Republican
Ken Salazar 2005-2009 Democratic
Michael Bennet 2009-Present Democratic

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