List of United States Senators from Colorado

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Colorado was admitted to the Union on August 1, 1876, and elects senators to Senate Class 2 and Class 3. Its current senators are Democrats Mark Udall and Michael Bennet.

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Class 2[edit]

#SenatorPartyYearsTermElectoral history
1Teller.jpg Henry M. TellerRepublicanNovember 15, 1876 –
April 17, 1882
1Elected in 1876
2Re-elected in 1876

Resigned to become U.S. Secretary of the Interior
VacantApril 17, 1882 –
April 17, 1882
2George M. Chilcott - Brady-Handy.jpg George M. ChilcottRepublicanApril 17, 1882 –
January 27, 1883
Appointed to continue Teller's term

Retired
3Horace Austin Warner Tabor - Brady-Handy.jpg Horace TaborRepublicanJanuary 27, 1883 –
March 4, 1883
Elected to finish Teller's term

Retired
4ThomasMBowen.jpg Thomas M. BowenRepublicanMarch 4, 1883 –
March 4, 1889
3Elected in 1882
5Edward Oliver Wolcott.jpg Edward O. WolcottRepublicanMarch 4, 1889 –
March 4, 1901
4Elected in 1888
5Re-elected in 1894

Lost re-election
6Thomas MacDonald patterson.jpg Thomas M. PattersonDemocraticMarch 4, 1901 –
March 4, 1907
6Elected in 1900

Retired
7Simon Guggenheim cph.3a02257.jpg Simon GuggenheimRepublicanMarch 4, 1907 –
March 4, 1913
7Elected in 1906

Retired
8John Shafroth.gif John F. ShafrothDemocraticMarch 4, 1913 –
March 4, 1919
8Lost re-election
9Lawrence Cowle Phipps2.jpg Lawrence C. PhippsRepublicanMarch 4, 1919 –
March 4, 1931
9Elected in 1918
10Re-elected in 1924

Retired
10Senator Edward Prentiss Costigan.jpg Edward P. CostiganDemocraticMarch 4, 1931 –
January 3, 1937
11Elected in 1930

Retired
11Edwin Johnson.jpg Edwin C. JohnsonDemocraticJanuary 3, 1937 –
January 3, 1955
12Elected in 1936
13Re-elected in 1942
14Re-elected in 1948

Retired
12Gordon L Allott.jpg Gordon L. AllottRepublicanJanuary 3, 1955 –
January 3, 1973
15Elected in 1954
16Re-elected in 1960
17Re-elected in 1966

Lost re-election
13FloydHaskell.jpg Floyd K. HaskellDemocraticJanuary 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1979
18Elected in 1972

Lost re-election
14Sen William L Armstrong.jpg William L. ArmstrongRepublicanJanuary 3, 1979 –
January 3, 1991
19Elected in 1978
20Re-elected in 1984

Retired
15HankBrown.jpg Hank BrownRepublicanJanuary 3, 1991 –
January 3, 1997
21Elected in 1990

Retired
16Wayne Allard official portrait.jpg Wayne AllardRepublicanJanuary 3, 1997 –
January 3, 2009
22Elected in 1996
23Re-elected in 2002

Retired
17MarkUdall-Senate Portrait.jpg Mark UdallDemocraticJanuary 3, 2009 –
Present
24Elected in 2008
#SenatorPartyYearsTermElectoral history

Class 3[edit]

#SenatorPartyYearsTermElectoral history
1Jerome B. Chaffee - Brady-Handy.jpg Jerome B. ChaffeeRepublicanNovember 15, 1876 –
March 4, 1879
1Elected in 1876

Retired
2Nathaniel P. Hill - Brady-Handy.jpg Nathaniel P. HillRepublicanMarch 4, 1879 –
March 4, 1885
2Elected in 1879

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3Teller.jpg Henry M. TellerRepublicanMarch 4, 1885 –
March 4, 1909
3Elected in 1926
Silver Republican4Re-elected in 1891
Democratic5Re-elected in 1897
6Re-elected in 1897

Retired
4CharlesJHughes.jpg Charles J. Hughes, Jr.DemocraticMarch 4, 1909 –
January 11, 1911
7

Died
VacantJanuary 11, 1911 –
January 15, 1913
5Charles Spalding Thomas.jpg Charles S. ThomasDemocraticJanuary 15, 1913 –
March 4, 1921
Elected to finish Hughes's term
8Re-elected in 1914

Lost re-election
6Samuel Danford Nicholson.jpg Samuel D. NicholsonRepublicanMarch 4, 1921 –
March 24, 1923
9Elected in 1920

Died
VacantMarch 24, 1923 –
May 17, 1923
7Alva Blanchard Adams 2.jpg Alva B. AdamsDemocraticMay 17, 1923 –
November 30, 1924
Appointed to continue Nicholson's term

Retired
8Rice W. Means.jpg Rice W. MeansRepublicanDecember 1, 1924 –
March 4, 1927
Elected to finish Nicholson's term

Lost renomination to full term
9Charles Winfield Waterman.jpg Charles W. WatermanRepublicanMarch 4, 1927 –
August 27, 1932
10Elected in 1926

Died
VacantAugust 27, 1932 –
September 26, 1932
10Senator Walter Walker.jpg Walter WalkerDemocraticSeptember 26, 1932 –
December 6, 1932
Appointed to continue Waterman's term

Lost special election
11Karl C Schuyler.jpg Karl C. SchuylerRepublicanDecember 7, 1932 –
March 4, 1933
Elected to finish Waterman's term

Lost election to full term
12Alva Blanchard Adams 2.jpg Alva B. AdamsDemocraticMarch 4, 1933 –
December 1, 1941
11Elected in 1932
12Re-elected in 1938

Died
VacantDecember 1, 1941 –
December 20, 1941
13Eugene Millikin.jpg Eugene MillikinRepublicanDecember 20, 1941 –
January 3, 1957
Appointed to continue Adams's term
Elected to finish Adams's term
13Elected to full term in 1944
14Re-elected in 1950

Retired
14JohnACarroll.jpg John A. CarrollDemocraticJanuary 3, 1957 –
January 3, 1963
15Elected in 1956

Lost re-election
15PHDominick.jpg Peter H. DominickRepublicanJanuary 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1975
16Elected in 1962
17Re-elected in 1968

Lost re-election
16Gary hart.jpg Gary HartDemocraticJanuary 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1987
18Elected in 1974
19Re-elected in 1980

Retired
17Tim Wirth.jpg Tim WirthDemocraticJanuary 3, 1987 –
January 3, 1993
20Elected in 1986

Retired
18BenNCampbell.jpg Ben Nighthorse CampbellDemocraticJanuary 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2005
21Elected in 1992
Republican
22Re-elected in 1998

Retired
19Kensalazar.jpg Ken SalazarDemocraticJanuary 3, 2005 –
January 20, 2009
23Elected in 2004

Resigned to become U.S. Secretary of the Interior
20Michael Bennet Official Photo.jpg Michael BennetDemocraticJanuary 21, 2009 –
Present
Appointed to finish Salazar's term
24Elected to full term in 2010
#SenatorPartyYearsTermElectoral history

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