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Prominent Colorado Women
         
Cynthia Coffman, Colorado Chief Deputy Attorney General and candidate for Colorado Attorney General Bio   Website  
             
  Kathleen Conti, Colorado House of Representatives Minority Caucus Chair, Representing House District 38 Bio   Website  
             
  Libby Szabo, Colorado House of Representatives Assistant Minority Leader, Representing House District 27 Bio   Website  
             
  Amy Oliver, Radio Talk Show Host Executive Vice President at Independence Institute Bio   Website  
             

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Colorado Women Legislators
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)
  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
       
 

 
 
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
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
 
 
   
 
          
 
  **source:  Rutgers University, Center for American Women and Politics  link

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