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2017 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
CO State House - 1 Susan Lontine Democratic 9%
CO State House - 2 Alec Garnett Democratic 8%
CO State House - 7 James Coleman Democratic 9%
CO State House - 8 Leslie Herod Democratic 10%
CO State House - 10 Edie Hooton Democratic 13%
CO State House - 11 Jonathan Singer Democratic 5%
CO State House - 13 KC Becker Democratic 15%
CO State House - 15 Dave Williams Republican 88%
CO State House - 16 Larry Liston Republican 63%
CO State House - 17 Thomas Exum, Sr. Democratic 9%
CO State House - 20 Terri Carver Republican 60%
CO State House - 21 Lois Landgraf Republican 45%
CO State House - 23 Chris Kennedy Democratic 10%
CO State House - 29 Tracy Kraft-Tharp Democratic 9%
CO State House - 30 Dafna Michaelson Jenet Democratic 15%
CO State House - 32 Adrienne Benavidez Democratic 22%
CO State House - 33 Matt Gray Democratic 14%
CO State House - 36 Mike Weissman Democratic 9%
CO State House - 40 Janet Buckner Democratic 9%
CO State House - 41 Jovan Melton Democratic 9%
CO State House - 42 Dominique Jackson Democratic 10%
CO State House - 43 Kevin Van Winkle Republican 73%
CO State House - 44 Kim Ransom Republican 80%
CO State House - 45 Patrick Neville Republican 75%
CO State House - 46 Daneya Esgar Democratic 10%
CO State House - 48 Steve Humphrey Republican 91%
CO State House - 49 Perry Buck Republican 85%
CO State House - 51 Hugh McKean Republican 65%
CO State House - 53 Jeni Arndt Democratic 9%
CO State House - 58 Marc Catlin Republican 50%
CO State House - 59 Barbara McLachlan Democratic 9%
CO State House - 60 Jim Wilson Republican 48%
CO State House - 62 Donald Valdez Democratic 10%
CO State House - 63 Lori Saine Republican 75%
CO State Senate - 1 Jerry Sonnenberg Republican 75%
CO State Senate - 3 Leroy Garcia, Jr. Democratic 8%
CO State Senate - 4 Jim Smallwood Republican 88%
CO State Senate - 5 Kerry Donovan Democratic 12%
CO State Senate - 6 Don Coram Republican 35%
CO State Senate - 7 Ray Scott Republican 74%
CO State Senate - 8 Bob Rankin Republican 55%
CO State Senate - 9 Paul Lundeen Republican 78%
CO State Senate - 10 Owen Hill Republican 82%
CO State Senate - 11 Pete Lee Democratic 9%
CO State Senate - 12 Bob Gardner Republican 58%
CO State Senate - 13 John Cooke III Republican 81%
CO State Senate - 14 Joann Ginal Democratic 10%
CO State Senate - 17 Mike Foote Democratic 13%
CO State Senate - 18 Steve Fenberg Democratic 7%
CO State Senate - 19 Rachel Zenzinger Democratic 15%
CO State Senate - 20 Jessie Danielson Democratic 10%
CO State Senate - 21 Dominick Moreno Democratic 15%
CO State Senate - 22 Brittany Pettersen Democratic 9%
CO State Senate - 23 Vicki Marble Republican 92%
CO State Senate - 24 Faith Winter Democratic 14%
CO State Senate - 25 Kevin Priola Republican 42%
CO State Senate - 26 Jeff Bridges Democratic 9%
CO State Senate - 27 Jack Tate Republican 62%
CO State Senate - 28 Nancy Todd Democratic 8%
CO State Senate - 29 Rhonda Fields Democratic 12%
CO State Senate - 30 Chris Holbert Republican 88%
CO State Senate - 31 Chris Hansen Democratic 10%
CO State Senate - 33 Angela Williams Democratic 21%
CO State Senate - 35 Larry Crowder Republican 46%
CO Treasurer Dave Young Democratic 10%
Irene Aguilar 8%
Randy Baumgardner 73%
Jon Becker 65%
Susan Beckman 65%
Lois Court 14%
Phil Covarrubias 67%
Crisanta Duran 10%
Justin Everett 87%
Kevin Grantham 42%
Lucia Guzman 8%
Millie Hamner 10%
Cheri Jahn 19%
Matt Jones 12%
Daniel Kagan 8%
John Kefalas 12%
Andy Kerr 12%
Kent Lambert 73%
Polly Lawrence 40%
Steve Lebsock 15%
Tim Leonard 92%
Kimmi Lewis 74%
Kevin Lundberg 73%
Beth Martinez Humenik 42%
Michael Merrifield 8%
Diane Mitsch Bush 5%
Clarice Navarro 67%
Tim Neville 85%
Dan Nordberg 77%
Daniel Pabon 10%
Paul Rosenthal 5%
Joseph Salazar 10%
Lang Sias 68%
Daniel Thurlow 32%
Yeulin Willett 58%
Cole Wist 80%
State Office Name Party Rating
CO State House - 1 Susan Lontine D 9%
CO State House - 2 Alec Garnett D 8%
CO State House - 7 James Coleman D 9%
CO State House - 8 Leslie Herod D 10%
CO State House - 10 Edie Hooton D 13%
CO State House - 11 Jonathan Singer D 5%
CO State House - 13 KC Becker D 15%
CO State House - 15 Dave Williams R 88%
CO State House - 16 Larry Liston R 63%
CO State House - 17 Thomas Exum, Sr. D 9%
CO State House - 20 Terri Carver R 60%
CO State House - 21 Lois Landgraf R 45%
CO State House - 23 Chris Kennedy D 10%
CO State House - 29 Tracy Kraft-Tharp D 9%
CO State House - 30 Dafna Michaelson Jenet D 15%
CO State House - 32 Adrienne Benavidez D 22%
CO State House - 33 Matt Gray D 14%
CO State House - 36 Mike Weissman D 9%
CO State House - 40 Janet Buckner D 9%
CO State House - 41 Jovan Melton D 9%
CO State House - 42 Dominique Jackson D 10%
CO State House - 43 Kevin Van Winkle R 73%
CO State House - 44 Kim Ransom R 80%
CO State House - 45 Patrick Neville R 75%
CO State House - 46 Daneya Esgar D 10%
CO State House - 48 Steve Humphrey R 91%
CO State House - 49 Perry Buck R 85%
CO State House - 51 Hugh McKean R 65%
CO State House - 53 Jeni Arndt D 9%
CO State House - 58 Marc Catlin R 50%
CO State House - 59 Barbara McLachlan D 9%
CO State House - 60 Jim Wilson R 48%
CO State House - 62 Donald Valdez D 10%
CO State House - 63 Lori Saine R 75%
CO State Senate - 1 Jerry Sonnenberg R 75%
CO State Senate - 3 Leroy Garcia, Jr. D 8%
CO State Senate - 4 Jim Smallwood R 88%
CO State Senate - 5 Kerry Donovan D 12%
CO State Senate - 6 Don Coram R 35%
CO State Senate - 7 Ray Scott R 74%
CO State Senate - 8 Bob Rankin R 55%
CO State Senate - 9 Paul Lundeen R 78%
CO State Senate - 10 Owen Hill R 82%
CO State Senate - 11 Pete Lee D 9%
CO State Senate - 12 Bob Gardner R 58%
CO State Senate - 13 John Cooke III R 81%
CO State Senate - 14 Joann Ginal D 10%
CO State Senate - 17 Mike Foote D 13%
CO State Senate - 18 Steve Fenberg D 7%
CO State Senate - 19 Rachel Zenzinger D 15%
CO State Senate - 20 Jessie Danielson D 10%
CO State Senate - 21 Dominick Moreno D 15%
CO State Senate - 22 Brittany Pettersen D 9%
CO State Senate - 23 Vicki Marble R 92%
CO State Senate - 24 Faith Winter D 14%
CO State Senate - 25 Kevin Priola R 42%
CO State Senate - 26 Jeff Bridges D 9%
CO State Senate - 27 Jack Tate R 62%
CO State Senate - 28 Nancy Todd D 8%
CO State Senate - 29 Rhonda Fields D 12%
CO State Senate - 30 Chris Holbert R 88%
CO State Senate - 31 Chris Hansen D 10%
CO State Senate - 33 Angela Williams D 21%
CO State Senate - 35 Larry Crowder R 46%
CO Treasurer Dave Young D 10%
Irene Aguilar 8%
Randy Baumgardner 73%
Jon Becker 65%
Susan Beckman 65%
Lois Court 14%
Phil Covarrubias 67%
Crisanta Duran 10%
Justin Everett 87%
Kevin Grantham 42%
Lucia Guzman 8%
Millie Hamner 10%
Cheri Jahn 19%
Matt Jones 12%
Daniel Kagan 8%
John Kefalas 12%
Andy Kerr 12%
Kent Lambert 73%
Polly Lawrence 40%
Steve Lebsock 15%
Tim Leonard 92%
Kimmi Lewis 74%
Kevin Lundberg 73%
Beth Martinez Humenik 42%
Michael Merrifield 8%
Diane Mitsch Bush 5%
Clarice Navarro 67%
Tim Neville 85%
Dan Nordberg 77%
Daniel Pabon 10%
Paul Rosenthal 5%
Joseph Salazar 10%
Lang Sias 68%
Daniel Thurlow 32%
Yeulin Willett 58%
Cole Wist 80%
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