Colorado

U.S. Congress (Total Seats: 2 U.S. Senators, 7 U.S. Representatives)
Diana DeGette (D) U.S. Representative 1997-present
Betsy Markey (D) U.S. Representative 2009-2011
Marilyn Musgrave (R) U.S. Representative 2003-2009
Patricia Schroeder (D) U.S. Representative 1973-1997
 
Statewide Elective Executives (Total Positions: 5)
Donna Lynne (D) Lieutenant Governor 2016-present
Cynthia Coffman (R) Attorney General 2015-present
Barbara O'Brien (D) Lieutenant Governor 2007-2011
Cary Kennedy (D) State Treasurer 2007-2011
Gigi Dennis (R) Secretary of State 2005-2006
Jane Norton (R) Lieutenant Governor 2003-2007
Donetta Davidson (R)1 Secretary of State 1999-2005
Vikki Buckley (R)2 Secretary of State 1995-1999
Gail S. Schoettler (D) Lieutenant Governor 1995-1999
Gale A. Norton (R) Attorney General 1991-1999
Gail S. Schoettler (D) State Treasurer 1987-1995
Natalie Meyer (R) Secretary of State 1983-1995
Nancy Dick (D) Lieutenant Governor 1979-1986
Mary Estill Buchanan (R)3 Secretary of State 1972-1982
Julia Swearingen (R)4 State Treasurer 1970-1971
Virginia Blue (R) State Treasurer 1967-1970
Nettie S. Freed (R) Superintendent of Public Instr. 1947-1950
Inez Johnson Lewis (D) Superintendent of Public Instr. 1931-1947
Katherine L. Craig (R) Superintendent of Public Instr. 1905-1909; 1921-1923; 1927-1931
Mary C. C. Bradford Superintendent of Public Instr. 1913-1921; 1923-1927
Helen M. Wixson Superintendent of Public Instr. 1911-1913
Katherine M. Cook Superintendent of Public Instr. 1909-1911
Helen Grenfell Superintendent of Public Instr. 1899-1905
  1. Davidson was appointed to fill a vacancy caused by the death of Vikki Buckley. She resigned in 2005 to take a federal position.
  2. Buckley, who is Black, was the first Republican woman of color elected to a statewide executive office.
  3. Buchanan was initially appointed to fill a vacancy caused by death; she was subsequently elected.
  4. Appointed to succeed state treasurer Virginia Blue who died in office

State Legislature
Year State
Rank
 

Senate
Total
Women/
Total
Senate
 

House
Total
Women/
Total
House
Total
Women/
Total
Legis.
 
%
Total
Women
D R D R
2017 4 9 2 11/ 35 19 9 28/ 65 39/ 100 39.0
2016 1 8 4 12/ 35 20 10 30/ 65 42/ 100 42.0
2015 1 8 4 12/ 35 20 10 30/ 65 42/ 100 42.0
2014 1 11 2 13/ 35 18 10 28/ 65 41/ 100 41.0
2013 2 11 2 13/ 35 18 10 28/ 65 41/ 100 41.0
2012 1 14 3 17/ 35 14 9 23/ 65 40/ 100 40.0
2011 1 14 3 17/ 35 15 9 24/ 65 41/ 100 41.0
2010 1 12 1 13/ 35 19 6 25/ 65 38/ 100 38.0
2009 3 11 1 12/ 35 19 6 25/ 65 37/ 100 37.0
2008 2 9 1 10/ 35 21 5 26/ 65 36/ 100 36.0
2007 4 9 1 10/ 35 19 5 24/ 65 34/ 100 34.0
2006 8 9 2 11/ 35 17 4 21/ 65 32/ 100 32.0
2005 7 9 2 11/ 35 18 4 22/ 65 33/ 100 33.0
2004 3 9 1 10/ 35 14 10 24/ 65 34/ 100 34.0
2003 2 8 1 9/ 35 14 10 24/ 65 33/ 100 33.0
2002 4 7 3 10/ 35 13 11 24/ 65 34/ 100 34.0
2001 4 7 3 10/ 35 13 11 24/ 65 34/ 100 34.0
2000 4 5 7 12/ 35 10 12 22/ 65 34/ 100 34.0
1999 4 5 7 12/ 35 10 12 22/ 65 34/ 100 34.0
1998 3 5 5 10/ 35 10 15 25/ 65 35/ 100 35.0
1997 3 5 5 10/ 35 10 15 25/ 65 35/ 100 35.0
1996 3 5 5 10/ 35 10 11 21/ 65 31/ 100 31.0
1995 3 5 5 10/ 35 10 11 21/ 65 31/ 100 31.0
1994 2 4 5 9/ 35 15 11 26/ 65 35/ 100 35.0
1993 3 3 5 8/ 35 16 11 27/ 65 35/ 100 35.0
1992 5 3 5 8/ 35 11 12 23/ 65 31/ 100 31.0
1991 6 3 5 8/ 35 11 12 23/ 65 31/ 100 31.0
1990 6 2 5 7/ 35 9 13 22/ 65 29/ 100 29.0
1989 5 2 5 7/ 35 9 13 22/ 65 29/ 100 29.0
1988 3 1 3 4/ 35 7 17 24/ 65 28/ 100 28.0
1987 3 1 2 3/ 35 8 17 25/ 65 28/ 100 28.0
1986 4 2 3 5/ 35 6 13 19/ 65 24/ 100 24.0
1985 4 2 3 5/ 35 6 13 19/ 65 24/ 100 24.0
1984 2 2 3 5/ 35 9 11 20/ 65 25/ 100 25.0
1983 2 2 3 5/ 35 9 11 20/ 65 25/ 100 25.0
1981 4 2 2 4/ 35 9 10 19/ 65 23/ 100 23.0
1979 2 - - 3/ 35 - - 18/ 65 21/ 100 21.0
1977 7 - - 2/ 35 - - 12/ 65 14/ 100 14.0
1975 4 - - 3/ 35 - - 13/ 65 16/ 100 16.0