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Colorado

2022 population: 5,839,926   ( 810,730 from 2010)
Land area: 103636.6 square miles
Population density: 56.4 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:3,881,878 66.47% 10.3%
Black:241,1424.13% 27.7%
Indian:36,7990.63% 17.8%
Asian:216,5193.71% 53.3%
2+ races:148,6232.54% 47.4%
Hispanic:1,314,96522.52% 26.6%
Total non-White:1,958,04833.53% 29.8%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:140,739 12.2
Deaths:107,9299.3
Net Migration: 17,9841.6
Net Immigration: 14,5221.3
Change in White population:361,085 7.2
Change in Non-White pop.:449,645 8.9



Historical Presidential Election Results for Colorado



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSVEV
2020 72% Joe Biden (D) 1,804,352 55.4% Donald Trump* (R) 1,364,607 41.9% 88,021 [+] 2.7% 3,256,980 -5 2.05% 9
2016 67% Hillary Clinton (D) 1,338,870 48.2% Donald Trump (R) 1,202,484 43.3% 238,893 [+] 8.6% 2,780,247 -3 2.03% 9
2012 66% Barack Obama* (D) 1,323,102 51.4% Mitt Romney (R) 1,185,243 46.1% 63,501 [+] 2.5% 2,571,846 -1 1.99% 9
2008 66% Barack Obama (D) 1,288,633 53.7% John McCain (R) 1,073,629 44.7% 39,200 [+] 1.6% 2,401,462 -1 1.83% 9
2004 62% George W. Bush* (R) 1,101,255 51.7% John Kerry (D) 1,001,732 47.0% 27,344 [+] 1.3% 2,130,331 1 1.74% 9
2000 54% George W. Bush (R) 883,745 50.8% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 738,227 42.4% 119,393 [+] 6.9% 1,741,365 3 1.65% 8
1996 52% Robert Dole (R) 691,848 45.8% Bill Clinton* (D) 671,152 44.4% 147,704 [+] 9.8% 1,510,704 5 1.57% 8
1992 61% Bill Clinton (D) 629,681 40.1% George Bush* (R) 562,850 35.9% 376,649 [+] 24.0% 1,569,180 -2 1.50% 8
1988 58% George Bush (R) 728,177 53.1% Michael Dukakis (D) 621,453 45.3% 22,764 [+] 1.7% 1,372,394 0 1.50% 8
1984 58% Ronald Reagan* (R) 821,818 63.4% Walter Mondale (D) 454,974 35.1% 18,589 1.4% 1,295,381 5 1.40% 8
1980 56% Ronald Reagan (R) 652,264 55.1% Jimmy Carter* (D) 367,973 31.1% 164,178 [+] 13.9% 1,184,415 4 1.37% 7
1976 59% Gerald Ford* (R) 584,367 54.0% Jimmy Carter (D) 460,353 42.6% 36,834 [+] 3.4% 1,081,554 6 1.33% 7
1972 57% Richard Nixon* (R) 597,189 62.6% George McGovern (D) 329,980 34.6% 26,715 [+] 2.8% 953,884 2 1.23% 7
1968 63% Richard Nixon (R) 409,345 50.5% Hubert Humphrey (D) 335,174 41.3% 66,680 [+] 8.2% 811,199 7 1.11% 6
1964 66% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 476,024 61.3% Barry Goldwater (R) 296,767 38.2% 4,195 0.5% 776,986 0 1.10% 6
1960 70% Richard Nixon (R) 402,242 54.6% John Kennedy (D) 330,629 44.9% 3,365 0.5% 736,236 5 1.07% 6
1956 65% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 394,479 60.0% Adlai Stevenson (D) 257,997 39.3% 4,598 0.7% 657,074 3 1.06% 6
1952 70% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 379,782 60.3% Adlai Stevenson (D) 245,504 39.0% 4,817 0.8% 630,103 5 1.02% 6
1948 63% Harry Truman* (D) 267,288 51.9% Thomas Dewey (R) 239,714 46.5% 8,235 [+] 1.6% 515,237 1 1.06% 6
1944 66% Thomas Dewey (R) 268,731 53.2% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 234,331 46.4% 1,977 0.4% 505,039 7 1.05% 6
1940 77% Wendell Willkie (R) 279,576 50.9% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 265,554 48.4% 3,874 0.7% 549,004 6 1.10% 6
1936 74% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 295,021 60.4% Alf Landon (R) 181,267 37.1% 12,397 [+] 2.5% 488,685 1 1.07% 6
1932 72% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 250,877 54.8% Herbert Hoover* (R) 189,617 41.4% 17,202 [+] 3.8% 457,696 2 1.15% 6
1928 64% Herbert Hoover (R) 253,872 64.7% Al Smith (D) 133,131 33.9% 5,239 [+] 1.3% 392,242 7 1.07% 6
1924 58% Calvin Coolidge (R) 195,171 57.0% John Davis (D) 75,238 22.0% 71,852 [+] 21.0% 342,261 3 1.18% 6
1920 52% Warren Harding (R) 173,248 59.3% James Cox (D) 104,936 35.9% 13,869 [+] 4.7% 292,053 -1 1.09% 6
1916 53% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 178,806 60.7% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 102,307 34.8% 13,251 [+] 4.5% 294,364 -11 1.59% 6
1912 51% Woodrow Wilson (D) 114,232 42.8% William Taft* (R) 72,306 27.1% 80,342 [+] 30.1% 266,880 4 1.77% 6
1908 56% William J. Bryan (D) 126,644 48.0% William Taft (R) 123,610 46.9% 13,519 [+] 5.1% 263,773 -5 1.77% 5
1904 60% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 134,678 55.2% Alton Parker (D) 100,105 41.1% 9,001 [+] 3.7% 243,784 -1 1.80% 5
1900 65% William J. Bryan (D) 122,705 55.5% William McKinley* (R) 92,622 41.9% 5,603 [+] 2.5% 220,930 -10 1.58% 4
* incumbent         PUSV: percent of U.S. vote



2020 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 1,804,352 55.4%
Donald Trump* (R) 1,364,607 41.9%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 52,460 1.6%
Other 35,561 1.1%
TOTAL 3,256,980
Turnout: 72% Diff (US): -5


2016 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 1,338,870 48.2%
Donald Trump (R) 1,202,484 43.3%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 144,121 5.2%
Jill Stein (Grn) 38,437 1.4%
Evan McMullin (I) 28,917 1.0%
Other 27,418 1.0%
TOTAL 2,780,247
Turnout: 67% Diff (US): -3


2012 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 1,323,102 51.4%
Mitt Romney (R) 1,185,243 46.1%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 35,545 1.4%
Other 27,956 1.1%
TOTAL 2,571,846
Turnout: 66% Diff (US): -1


2008 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 1,288,633 53.7%
John McCain (R) 1,073,629 44.7%
Ralph Nader (I) 13,352 0.6%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 10,898 0.5%
Other 14,950 0.6%
TOTAL 2,401,462
Turnout: 66% Diff (US): -1


2004 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 1,101,255 51.7%
John Kerry (D) 1,001,732 47.0%
Ralph Nader (I) 12,718 0.6%
Other 14,626 0.7%
TOTAL 2,130,331
Turnout: 62% Diff (US): 1


2000 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 883,745 50.8%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 738,227 42.4%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 91,434 5.3%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 10,465 0.6%
Other 17,494 1.0%
TOTAL 1,741,365
Turnout: 54% Diff (US): 3


1996 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 671,152 44.4%
Robert Dole (R) 691,848 45.8%
Ross Perot (Ref) 99,629 6.6%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 25,070 1.7%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 12,392 0.8%
Other 10,613 0.7%
TOTAL 1,510,704
Turnout: 52% Diff (US): 5


1992 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 629,681 40.1%
George Bush* (R) 562,850 35.9%
Ross Perot (I) 366,010 23.3%
Other 10,639 0.7%
TOTAL 1,569,180
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): -2


1988 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 728,177 53.1%
Michael Dukakis (D) 621,453 45.3%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 15,482 1.1%
Other 7,282 0.5%
TOTAL 1,372,394
Turnout: 58% Diff (US): 0


1984 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 821,818 63.4%
Walter Mondale (D) 454,974 35.1%
Other 18,589 1.4%
TOTAL 1,295,381
Turnout: 58% Diff (US): 5


1980 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 652,264 55.1%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 367,973 31.1%
John Anderson (I) 130,633 11.0%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 25,744 2.2%
Other 7,801 0.7%
TOTAL 1,184,415
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): 4


1976 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 460,353 42.6%
Gerald Ford* (R) 584,367 54.0%
Eugene McCarthy (I) 26,107 2.4%
Other 10,727 1.0%
TOTAL 1,081,554
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): 6


1972 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 597,189 62.6%
George McGovern (D) 329,980 34.6%
John Schmitz (Amer) 17,269 1.8%
Other 9,446 1.0%
TOTAL 953,884
Turnout: 57% Diff (US): 2


1968 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 409,345 50.5%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 335,174 41.3%
George Wallace (AIP) 60,813 7.5%
Other 5,867 0.7%
TOTAL 811,199
Turnout: 63% Diff (US): 7


1964 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 476,024 61.3%
Barry Goldwater (R) 296,767 38.2%
Other 4,195 0.5%
TOTAL 776,986
Turnout: 66% Diff (US): 0


1960 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 330,629 44.9%
Richard Nixon (R) 402,242 54.6%
Other 3,365 0.5%
TOTAL 736,236
Turnout: 70% Diff (US): 5


1956 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 394,479 60.0%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 257,997 39.3%
Other 4,598 0.7%
TOTAL 657,074
Turnout: 65% Diff (US): 3


1952 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower (R) 379,782 60.3%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 245,504 39.0%
Other 4,817 0.8%
TOTAL 630,103
Turnout: 70% Diff (US): 5


1948 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 267,288 51.9%
Thomas Dewey (R) 239,714 46.5%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 6,115 1.2%
Other 2,120 0.4%
TOTAL 515,237
Turnout: 63% Diff (US): 1


1944 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 234,331 46.4%
Thomas Dewey (R) 268,731 53.2%
Other 1,977 0.4%
TOTAL 505,039
Turnout: 66% Diff (US): 7


1940 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 265,554 48.4%
Wendell Willkie (R) 279,576 50.9%
Other 3,874 0.7%
TOTAL 549,004
Turnout: 77% Diff (US): 6


1936 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 295,021 60.4%
Alf Landon (R) 181,267 37.1%
William Lemke (Union) 9,962 2.0%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 1,593 0.3%
Other 842 0.2%
TOTAL 488,685
Turnout: 74% Diff (US): 1


1932 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 250,877 54.8%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 189,617 41.4%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 13,591 3.0%
Other 3,611 0.8%
TOTAL 457,696
Turnout: 72% Diff (US): 2


1928 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 253,872 64.7%
Al Smith (D) 133,131 33.9%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 3,472 0.9%
Other 1,767 0.5%
TOTAL 392,242
Turnout: 64% Diff (US): 7


1924 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 195,171 57.0%
John Davis (D) 75,238 22.0%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 69,946 20.4%
Other 1,906 0.6%
TOTAL 342,261
Turnout: 58% Diff (US): 3


1920 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 173,248 59.3%
James Cox (D) 104,936 35.9%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 8,046 2.8%
Parley Christiansen (FL) 3,016 1.0%
Aaron Watkins (Proh) 2,807 1.0%
TOTAL 292,053
Turnout: 52% Diff (US): -1


1916 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 178,806 60.7%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 102,307 34.8%
Allan Benson (Soc) 10,049 3.4%
James Hanly (Proh) 2,793 0.9%
Other 409 0.1%
TOTAL 294,364
Turnout: 53% Diff (US): -11


1912 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 114,232 42.8%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 58,386 21.9%
William Taft* (R) 72,306 27.1%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 16,418 6.2%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 5,063 1.9%
Other 475 0.2%
TOTAL 266,880
Turnout: 51% Diff (US): 4


1908 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 123,610 46.9%
William J. Bryan (D) 126,644 48.0%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 7,960 3.0%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 5,559 2.1%
TOTAL 263,773
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): -5


1904 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 134,678 55.2%
Alton Parker (D) 100,105 41.1%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 4,304 1.8%
Silas Swallow (Proh) 3,438 1.4%
Thomas Watson (Pop) 824 0.3%
Other 435 0.2%
TOTAL 243,784
Turnout: 60% Diff (US): -1


1900 President, Colorado
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 92,622 41.9%
William J. Bryan (D) 122,705 55.5%
John Woolley (Proh) 3,790 1.7%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 714 0.3%
Other 1,099 0.5%
TOTAL 220,930
Turnout: 65% Diff (US): -10
* incumbent

Historical Statewide Election Results for Colorado

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YearTypeTurnoutWinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes
2022 S3 55% Michael Bennet* (D) 1,397,170 55.9% Joe O'Dea (R) 1,031,693 41.3% 71,267 [+] 2.9% 2,500,130
2022 G 55% Jared Polis* (D) 1,468,476 58.5% Heidi Ganahl (R) 983,034 39.2% 57,247 [+] 2.3% 2,508,757
2020 S2 72% John Hickenlooper (D) 1,731,114 53.5% Cory Gardner* (R) 1,429,492 44.2% 75,053 [+] 2.3% 3,235,659
2018 G 59% Jared Polis (D) 1,348,888 53.4% Walker Stapleton (R) 1,080,801 42.8% 95,373 [+] 3.8% 2,525,062
2016 S3 66% Michael Bennet* (D) 1,370,710 50.0% Darryl Glenn (R) 1,215,318 44.3% 156,995 [+] 5.7% 2,743,023
2014 G 51% John Hickenlooper* (D) 1,006,433 49.3% Bob Beauprez (R) 938,195 46.0% 96,979 [+] 4.8% 2,041,607
2014 S2 51% Cory Gardner (R) 983,891 48.2% Mark Udall* (D) 944,203 46.3% 112,964 [+] 5.5% 2,041,058
2010 G 47% John Hickenlooper (D) 912,005 51.0% Tom Tancredo (I) 651,232 36.4% 224,493 [+] 12.6% 1,787,730
2010 S3 47% Michael Bennet* (D) 851,590 48.1% Ken Buck (R) 822,731 46.4% 97,965 [+] 5.5% 1,772,286
2008 S2 64% Mark Udall (D) 1,230,994 52.8% Bob Schaffer (R) 990,755 42.5% 109,872 [+] 4.7% 2,331,621
2006 G 44% Bill Ritter* (D) 888,096 57.0% Bob Beauprez (R) 625,886 40.2% 44,405 [+] 2.8% 1,558,387
2004 S3 62% Ken Salazar (D) 1,081,188 51.3% Pete Coors (R) 980,668 46.5% 45,616 [+] 2.2% 2,107,472
2002 G 43% Bill Owens* (R) 884,583 62.6% Rollie Heath (D) 475,373 33.7% 52,646 [+] 3.7% 1,412,602
2002 S2 43% Wayne Allard* (R) 717,893 50.7% Tom Strickland (D) 648,130 45.8% 49,464 [+] 3.5% 1,415,487
1998 G 44% Bill Owens (R) 648,202 49.1% Gail Schoettler (D) 639,905 48.4% 33,200 [+] 2.5% 1,321,307
1998 S3 44% Ben Nighthorse Campbell* (R) 829,370 62.5% Dottie Lamm (D) 464,754 35.0% 33,111 [+] 2.5% 1,327,235
1996 S2 51% Wayne Allard (R) 750,325 51.1% Tom Strickland (D) 677,600 46.1% 41,686 [+] 2.8% 1,469,611
1994 G 41% Roy Romer* (D) 619,205 55.5% Bruce Benson (R) 432,042 38.7% 65,060 [+] 5.8% 1,116,307
1992 S3 60% Ben Nighthorse Campbell (D) 803,725 51.8% Terry Considine (R) 662,893 42.7% 85,671 [+] 5.5% 1,552,289
1990 G 42% Roy Romer* (D) 626,032 61.9% John Andrews (R) 358,403 35.4% 27,078 [+] 2.7% 1,011,513
1990 S2 42% Hank Brown (R) 569,048 55.7% Josie Heath (D) 425,746 41.7% 27,233 [+] 2.7% 1,022,027
1986 G 46% Roy Romer (D) 616,325 58.2% Ted Strickland (R) 434,420 41.0% 8,183 [+] 0.8% 1,058,928
1986 S3 46% Tim Wirth (D) 529,449 49.9% Ken Kramer (R) 512,994 48.4% 18,322 [+] 1.7% 1,060,765
1984 S2 58% William Armstrong* (R) 833,821 64.2% Nancy Dick (D) 449,327 34.6% 14,661 [+] 1.1% 1,297,809
1982 G 44% Richard Lamm* (D) 627,960 65.7% John Fuhr (R) 302,740 31.7% 25,321 [+] 2.6% 956,021
1980 S3 55% Gary Hart* (D) 590,501 50.3% Mary Buchanan (R) 571,295 48.7% 11,850 [+] 1.0% 1,173,646
1978 S2 46% William Armstrong (R) 480,596 58.7% Floyd Haskell* (D) 330,247 40.3% 8,307 [+] 1.0% 819,150
1978 G 46% Richard Lamm* (D) 483,985 58.7% Ted Strickland (R) 317,292 38.5% 22,530 [+] 2.7% 823,807
1974 S3 51% Gary Hart (D) 471,691 57.2% Peter Dominick* (R) 325,508 39.5% 26,967 [+] 3.3% 824,166
1974 G 52% Richard Lamm (D) 441,199 53.2% John Vanderhoof* (R) 378,907 45.7% 8,862 [+] 1.1% 828,968
1972 S2 55% Floyd Haskell (D) 457,545 49.4% Gordon Allott* (R) 447,957 48.4% 20,591 [+] 2.2% 926,093
1970 G 47% John Love* (R) 350,690 52.5% Mark Hogan (D) 302,432 45.2% 15,374 [+] 2.3% 668,496
1968 S3 61% Peter Dominick* (R) 459,952 58.6% Stephen McNichols (D) 325,584 41.4% 0 0.0% 785,536
1966 G 54% John Love* (R) 356,730 54.0% Robert Knous (D) 287,132 43.5% 16,201 [+] 2.5% 660,063
1966 S2 52% Gordon Allott* (R) 368,307 58.0% Roy Romer (D) 266,259 41.9% 332 [+] 0.1% 634,898
1962 G 55% John Love (R) 349,342 56.7% Stephen McNichols* (D) 262,890 42.6% 4,249 [+] 0.7% 616,481
1962 S3 55% Peter Dominick (R) 328,655 53.6% John Carroll* (D) 279,586 45.6% 5,203 [+] 0.8% 613,444
1960 S2 69% Gordon Allott* (R) 389,428 53.5% Robert Knous (D) 334,854 46.0% 3,351 [+] 0.5% 727,633
1958 G 52% Stephen McNichols* (D) 321,165 58.4% Palmer Burch (R) 228,643 41.6% 0 0.0% 549,808
1956 G 64% Stephen McNichols (D) 331,283 51.3% Donald Brotzman (R) 313,950 48.7% 0 0.0% 645,233
1956 S3 63% John Carroll (D) 319,872 50.2% Dan Thornton (R) 317,102 49.8% 0 0.0% 636,974
1954 S2 51% Gordon Allott (R) 248,502 51.3% John Carroll (D) 235,686 48.7% 0 0.0% 484,188
1954 G 51% Edwin Johnson (D) 262,205 53.6% Donald Brotzman (R) 227,335 46.4% 0 0.0% 489,540
1952 G 68% Dan Thornton* (R) 349,924 57.1% John Metzger (D) 260,044 42.4% 3,066 [+] 0.5% 613,034
1950 S3 53% Eugene Millikin* (R) 239,734 53.3% John Carroll (D) 210,442 46.7% 0 0.0% 450,176
1950 G 53% Dan Thornton (R) 236,472 52.4% Walter Johnson* (D) 212,976 47.2% 1,546 [+] 0.3% 450,994
1948 G 61% William Lee Knous* (D) 332,752 66.3% David Hamil (R) 168,928 33.7% 0 0.0% 501,680
1948 S2 62% Edwin Johnson* (D) 340,719 66.8% Will Nicholson (R) 165,069 32.4% 4,333 [+] 0.8% 510,121
1946 G 42% William Lee Knous (D) 174,604 52.1% Leon Lavington (R) 160,483 47.9% 0 0.0% 335,087
1944 G 65% John Vivian* (R) 259,862 52.4% Roy Best (D) 236,086 47.6% 0 0.0% 495,948
1944 S3 65% Eugene Millikin* (R) 277,410 56.1% Barney Whatley (D) 214,335 43.3% 3,143 [+] 0.6% 494,888
1942 G 47% John Vivian (R) 193,501 56.2% Homer Bedford (D) 149,402 43.4% 1,405 [+] 0.4% 344,308
1942 S3 46% Eugene Millikin* (R) 191,517 56.1% James Marsh (D) 143,817 42.1% 5,926 [+] 1.7% 341,260
1942 S2 47% Edwin Johnson* (D) 174,612 50.2% Ralph Carr (R) 170,970 49.2% 2,014 [+] 0.6% 347,596
1940 G 76% Ralph Carr* (R) 296,671 54.4% George Saunders* (D) 245,292 45.0% 3,673 [+] 0.7% 545,636
1938 S3 67% Alva Adams* (D) 262,806 58.2% Archibald Lee (R) 181,297 40.2% 7,126 [+] 1.6% 451,229
1938 G 68% Ralph Carr (R) 255,159 55.8% Teller Ammons* (D) 199,562 43.7% 2,402 [+] 0.5% 457,123
1936 S2 72% Edwin Johnson (D) 299,376 63.5% Raymond Sauter (R) 166,308 35.2% 6,143 [+] 1.3% 471,827
1936 G 73% Teller Ammons (D) 263,311 54.5% Charles Armstrong (R) 210,614 43.6% 9,060 [+] 1.9% 482,985
*: incumbent               +: ran on additional party lines               Type: G: Governor; S1,S2,S3: Senate Class 1, 2 or 3
italics: special election

Other Statewide Election Results for Colorado

YearTypeTurnoutWinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes
2022 AG 54% Phil Weiser* (D) 1,349,133 54.7% John Kellner (R) 1,060,866 43.0% 54,557 [+] 2.2% 2,464,556
2022 SOS 54% Jena Griswold* (D) 1,369,040 55.1% Pam Anderson (R) 1,045,582 42.1% 70,136 [+] 2.8% 2,484,758
2022 TRE 53% Dave Young* (D) 1,312,705 53.7% Lang Sias (R) 1,052,337 43.0% 80,770 [+] 3.3% 2,445,812
2018 AG 58% Phil Weiser (D) 1,285,464 51.6% George Brauchler (R) 1,124,757 45.1% 81,733 [+] 3.3% 2,491,954
2018 SOS 58% Jena Griswold (D) 1,313,716 52.7% Wayne Williams* (R) 1,113,927 44.7% 64,992 [+] 2.6% 2,492,635
2018 TRE 58% Dave Young (D) 1,292,281 52.2% Brian Watson (R) 1,111,641 44.9% 70,475 [+] 2.8% 2,474,397
2014 AG 48% Cynthia Coffman (R) 1,002,626 51.4% Don Quick (D) 826,182 42.4% 120,745 [+] 6.2% 1,949,553
2014 SOS 49% Wayne Williams (R) 932,588 47.3% Joe Neguse (D) 886,043 45.0% 151,203 [+] 7.7% 1,969,834
2014 TRE 49% Walker Stapleton* (R) 979,281 49.9% Betsy Markey (D) 882,437 44.9% 101,826 [+] 5.2% 1,963,544
2010 AG 45% John Suthers* (R) 962,531 56.3% Stan Garnett (D) 746,318 43.7% 0 0.0% 1,708,849
2010 SOS 45% Scott Gessler (R) 852,818 49.5% Bernie Buescher (D) 755,522 43.9% 113,756 [+] 6.6% 1,722,096
2010 TRE 45% Walker Stapleton (R) 866,934 50.7% Cary Kennedy (D) 842,877 49.3% 0 0.0% 1,709,811
2006 AG 43% John Suthers* (R) 789,010 52.5% Fern O'Brien (D) 651,486 43.3% 62,426 [+] 4.2% 1,502,922
2006 SOS 43% Mike Coffman (R) 772,403 50.8% Ken Gordon (D) 748,532 49.2% 0 0.0% 1,520,935
2006 TRE 42% Cary Kennedy (D) 770,403 51.3% Mark Hillman (R) 730,718 48.7% 0 0.0% 1,501,121
2002 AG 42% Ken Salazar* (D) 803,200 57.9% Marti Albright (R) 522,281 37.7% 61,324 [+] 4.4% 1,386,805
2002 SOS 41% Donetta Davidson* (R) 789,004 58.2% Anthony Martinez (D) 513,085 37.8% 54,472 [+] 4.0% 1,356,561
2002 TRE 41% Mike Coffman* (R) 758,946 56.1% Terry Phillips (D) 512,401 37.9% 80,468 [+] 6.0% 1,351,815
2000 SOS sp 50% Donetta Davidson* (R) 893,891 55.5% Anthony Martinez (D) 609,366 37.8% 108,160 [+] 6.7% 1,611,417
1998 AG 42% Ken Salazar (D) 634,159 50.0% John Suthers (R) 601,774 47.4% 33,470 [+] 2.6% 1,269,403
1998 SOS 41% Vikki Buckley* (R) 614,760 49.1% Ric Bainter (D) 563,945 45.0% 73,194 [+] 5.8% 1,251,899
1998 TRE 41% Mike Coffman (R) 638,521 50.8% Jim Polsfut (D) 561,329 44.7% 56,984 [+] 4.5% 1,256,834
1994 AG 40% Gale Norton* (R) 686,816 62.3% Dick Freese (D) 415,126 37.7% 0 0.0% 1,101,942
1994 SOS 40% Vikki Buckley (R) 622,281 57.4% Sherrie Wolf (D) 393,380 36.3% 68,563 [+] 6.3% 1,084,224
1994 TRE 39% Bill Owens (R) 626,054 59.2% Daphne Greenwood (D) 430,999 40.8% 0 0.0% 1,057,053
1990 AG 41% Gale Norton (R) 532,373 53.7% Duane Woodard* (D) 458,665 46.3% 0 0.0% 991,038
1990 SOS 40% Natalie Meyer* (R) 618,666 62.8% Aaron Harber (D) 345,245 35.0% 21,660 [+] 2.2% 985,571
1990 TRE 41% Gail Schoettler* (D) 534,877 53.7% Dick Sargent (R) 441,792 44.4% 18,568 [+] 1.9% 995,237
1986 AG 43% Duane Woodard* (R) 598,262 60.1% Thomas Bastien (D) 396,511 39.9% 0 0.0% 994,773
1986 SOS 44% Natalie Meyer* (R) 617,689 61.0% Jan McClure (D) 383,460 37.8% 12,203 [+] 1.2% 1,013,352
1986 TRE 44% Gail Schoettler (D) 523,579 51.6% Dick Sargent (R) 481,176 47.4% 10,006 [+] 1.0% 1,014,761
1982 AG 43% Duane Woodard (R) 486,133 51.5% Gail Klapper (D) 458,628 48.5% 0 0.0% 944,761
1982 SOS 43% Natalie Meyer (R) 513,510 54.9% Betty Orten (D) 389,035 41.6% 32,185 [+] 3.4% 934,730
1982 TRE 43% Roy Romer* (D) 504,242 54.3% Bill Hughes (R) 398,730 42.9% 26,108 [+] 2.8% 929,080
1978 AG 43% J.D. MacFarlane* (D) 388,149 50.2% Steve Duncan (R) 385,305 49.8% 0 0.0% 773,454
1978 SOS 43% Mary Buchanan* (R) 521,685 67.1% Alayne Bushong (D) 243,741 31.4% 12,043 [+] 1.5% 777,469
1978 TRE 43% Roy Romer* (D) 418,622 53.6% Tom Wiens (R) 336,986 43.2% 24,741 [+] 3.2% 780,349
1974 AG 49% J.D. MacFarlane (D) 426,304 54.4% John Moore (R) 357,158 45.6% 0 0.0% 783,462
1974 SOS 49% Mary Buchanan (R) 400,067 50.8% Anthony Mullen (D) 364,843 46.3% 23,079 [+] 2.9% 787,989
1974 TRE 49% Sam Brown (D) 421,782 53.3% Palmer Burch* (R) 357,931 45.2% 12,171 [+] 1.5% 791,884
1970 AG 44% Duke Dunbar* (R) 322,778 51.6% J.D. MacFarlane (D) 302,625 48.4% 0 0.0% 625,403
1970 SOS 44% Andy Anderson* (R) 369,511 58.7% John Rosales (D) 244,052 38.7% 16,458 [+] 2.6% 630,021
1970 TRE 44% Palmer Burch (R) 333,637 53.5% Tom Kassler (D) 259,132 41.5% 30,988 [+] 5.0% 623,757
1966 AG 51% Duke Dunbar* (R) 385,693 62.0% William Chisholm (D) 236,681 38.0% 0 0.0% 622,374
1966 LG 52% Mark Hogan (D) 322,613 50.4% Joe Shoemaker (R) 304,480 47.6% 13,175 [+] 2.1% 640,268
1966 SOS 51% Andy Anderson* (R) 346,681 55.8% Arch Decker (D) 274,531 44.2% 0 0.0% 621,212
1966 TRE 51% Virginia Neal Blue (R) 342,597 54.7% Homer Bedford* (D) 284,075 45.3% 0 0.0% 626,672
1962 AG 53% Duke Dunbar* (R) 345,312 58.7% John Metzger (D) 242,661 41.3% 0 0.0% 587,973
1962 AUD 52% John Proctor (R) 300,797 52.2% Tim Armstrong (D) 275,806 47.8% 0 0.0% 576,603
1962 LG 54% Robert Knous* (D) 303,359 50.9% Gail 'Doc' Gilbert (R) 292,401 49.1% 0 0.0% 595,760
1962 SOS 52% Andy Anderson (R) 325,070 56.2% Fernando Serafini (D) 253,116 43.8% 0 0.0% 578,186
1962 TRE 52% Homer Bedford (D) 297,641 51.4% Norman Enfield (R) 281,215 48.6% 0 0.0% 578,856
*: incumbent               +: ran on additional party lines
Type: AG: Attorney General; AUD: Auditor; LG: Lt. Governor; SOS: Secretary of State; TRE: Treasurer
italics: special election

Voter Registration Data for Colorado

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YearTotalRepublicanDemocratOtherR/D EdgeR/D Edge %VAPOP %
2023 4,337,253 1,014,536 23.4% 1,153,595 26.6% 2,169,122 50.0% Dem +139,059 Dem +3.2% 95%
2022 4,340,798 1,061,310 24.4% 1,193,091 27.5% 2,086,397 48.1% Dem +131,781 Dem +3.0% 95%
2020 4,188,724 1,131,844 27.0% 1,237,156 29.5% 1,819,724 43.4% Dem +105,312 Dem +2.5% 92%
2018 3,932,311 1,135,915 28.9% 1,183,907 30.1% 1,612,489 41.0% Dem +47,992 Dem +1.2% 89%
2016 3,802,888 1,167,636 30.7% 1,191,692 31.3% 1,443,560 38.0% Dem +24,056 Dem +0.6% 89%
2014 3,667,979 1,146,894 31.3% 1,123,253 30.6% 1,397,832 38.1% Rep +23,641 Rep +0.6% 89%
2012 3,646,965 1,157,373 31.7% 1,151,198 31.6% 1,338,394 36.7% Rep +6,175 Rep +0.2% 92%
2010 3,245,604 1,067,087 32.9% 1,061,851 32.7% 1,116,666 34.4% Rep +5,236 Rep +0.2% 85%
2008 3,203,583 1,063,347 33.2% 1,051,643 32.8% 1,088,593 34.0% Rep +11,704 Rep +0.4% 87%
2006 3,000,769 1,070,190 35.7% 904,767 30.2% 1,025,812 34.2% Rep +165,423 Rep +5.5% 84%
2004 3,114,296 1,125,374 36.1% 947,566 30.4% 1,041,356 33.4% Rep +177,808 Rep +5.7% 90%
2002 2,797,932 1,013,462 36.2% 841,179 30.1% 943,291 33.7% Rep +172,283 Rep +6.2% 84%
2000 2,810,849 999,573 35.6% 838,896 29.8% 972,380 34.6% Rep +160,677 Rep +5.7% 88%
1998 2,563,441 914,486 35.7% 783,044 30.5% 865,911 33.8% Rep +131,442 Rep +5.1% 84%
1996 2,284,822 824,000 36.1% 718,981 31.5% 741,841 32.5% Rep +105,019 Rep +4.6% 79%
1994 2,034,318 696,566 34.2% 668,892 32.9% 668,860 32.9% Rep +27,674 Rep +1.4% 74%
1992 2,003,375 668,051 33.3% 680,773 34.0% 654,551 32.7% Dem +12,722 Dem +0.6% 77%
1990 1,921,653 653,464 34.0% 598,041 31.1% 670,148 34.9% Rep +55,423 Rep +2.9% 79%
1988 2,037,435 671,100 32.9% 621,624 30.5% 744,711 36.6% Rep +49,476 Rep +2.4% 86%
1986 1,818,187 601,089 33.1% 562,792 31.0% 654,306 36.0% Rep +38,297 Rep +2.1% 79%
VAPOP% is the estimated percentage of voting age population that is registered.
Registration data may include "inactive" voters.   Data for each year pertains to the November elections.

Partisan Legislative Composition for Colorado

YearU.S. House
RepDemOther
2022 3 5 0
2020 3 4 0
2018 3 4 0
2016 4 3 0
2014 4 3 0
2012 4 3 0
2010 4 3 0
2008 2 5 0
2006 3 4 0
2004 4 3 0
2002 5 2 0
2000 4 2 0
1998 4 2 0
1996 4 2 0
1994 4 2 0
1992 4 2 0
1990 3 3 0
1988 3 3 0
1986 3 3 0
1984 4 2 0
1982 3 3 0
1980 2 3 0
1978 2 3 0
1976 2 3 0
1974 2 3 0
1972 3 2 0
1970 2 2 0
1968 1 3 0
1966 1 3 0
1964 0 4 0
1962 2 2 0
1960 2 2 0
1958 1 3 0
1956 2 2 0
1954 2 2 0
1952 2 2 0
1950 2 2 0
1948 1 3 0
1946 3 1 0
1944 4 0 0
1942 3 1 0
1940 2 2 0
1938 0 4 0
1936 0 4 0
YearState Senate
RepDemOther
2022 12 23 0
2020 [1] 15 20 0
2018 16 19 0
2016 18 17 0
2014 18 17 0
2012 [2] 15 20 0
2010 15 20 0
2008 14 21 0
2006 15 20 0
2004 17 18 0
2002 18 17 0
2000 17 18 0
1998 21 14 0
1996 20 15 0
1994 19 16 0
1992 19 16 0
1990 23 12 0
1988 24 11 0
1986 25 10 0
1984 24 11 0
1982 22 13 0
1980 22 13 0
1978 22 13 0
1976 18 17 0
1974 19 16 0
1972 22 13 0
1970 21 14 0
1968 24 11 0
1966 20 15 0
1964 20 15 0
1962 20 15 0
1960 16 19 0
1958 13 22 0
1956 14 21 0
1954 20 15 0
1952 23 12 0
1950 20 15 0
1948 19 16 0
1946 27 8 0
1944 27 8 0
1942 23 12 0
1940 17 18 0
1938 12 23 0
1936 6 29 0
YearState House
RepDemOther
2022 19 46 0
2020 24 41 0
2018 24 41 0
2016 28 37 0
2014 31 34 0
2012 28 37 0
2010 33 32 0
2008 27 38 0
2006 26 39 0
2004 30 35 0
2002 37 28 0
2000 38 27 0
1998 39 26 0
1996 41 24 0
1994 41 24 0
1992 34 31 0
1990 38 27 0
1988 40 25 0
1986 41 24 0
1984 48 17 0
1982 40 25 0
1980 39 26 0
1978 38 27 0
1976 35 30 0
1974 26 39 0
1972 37 28 0
1970 38 27 0
1968 38 27 0
1966 37 28 0
1964 23 42 0
1962 41 24 0
1960 32 33 0
1958 21 44 0
1956 27 38 0
1954 38 27 0
1952 45 20 0
1950 47 18 0
1948 26 39 0
1946 46 19 0
1944 46 19 0
1942 55 10 0
1940 37 28 0
1938 37 28 0
1936 15 50 0
The partisan breakdowns shown are ones which took effect following the general elections in the specified year.

[1] Kevin Priola (District 25) left the Republican Party to register as a Democrat on August 22, 2022 (14 R, 21 D).
[2] Democrats Angela Giron (District 3) and John P. Morse (District 11) were recalled (17 R, 18 D).

Source for state legislature data and notations: Wikipedia