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

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Class II

Senator Party Took office Left office Reason Other offices/Notes
Henry M. Teller Teller.jpg Republican November 15, 1876 April 17, 1882 Resigned Secretary of the Interior (1882–1885)
Also served in Colorado's Class III seat
George M. Chilcott George M. Chilcott - Brady-Handy.jpg Republican April 17, 1882 January 27, 1883 Successor qualified
Horace Tabor Horace Austin Warner Tabor - Brady-Handy.jpg Republican January 27, 1883 March 4, 1883 Retired Lieutenant Governor of Colorado (1879–1883)
Thomas M. Bowen ThomasMBowen.jpg Republican March 4, 1883 March 4, 1889 Governor of the Idaho Territory (1871)
Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court (1867–1871)
Edward O. Wolcott Edward Oliver Wolcott.jpg Republican March 4, 1889 March 4, 1901 Lost re-election
Thomas M. Patterson Thomas MacDonald patterson.jpg Democratic March 4, 1901 March 4, 1907 Retired
Simon Guggenheim Simon Guggenheim.jpg Republican March 4, 1907 March 4, 1913
John F. Shafroth John Shafroth.gif Democratic March 4, 1913 March 4, 1919 Lost re-election Governor of Colorado (1908–1912)
Lawrence C. Phipps Lawrence Cowle Phipps2.jpg Republican March 4, 1919 March 4, 1931 Retired
Edward P. Costigan C000797.jpg Democratic March 4, 1931 January 3, 1937
Edwin C. Johnson Edwin Johnson.jpg Democratic January 3, 1937 January 3, 1955 Retired Governor of Colorado (1933–1937; 1955–1957)
Lieutenant Governor of Colorado (1931–1933)
Gordon L. Allott Gordon L Allott.jpg Republican January 3, 1955 January 3, 1973 Lost re-election Lieutenant Governor of Colorado (1951–1955)
Floyd K. Haskell FloydHaskell.jpg Democratic January 3, 1973 January 3, 1979 Lost re-election
William L. Armstrong Sen William L Armstrong.jpg Republican January 3, 1979 January 3, 1991 Retired Colorado Senate Majority Leader (1969–1972)
Hank Brown HankBrown.jpg Republican January 3, 1991 January 3, 1997 Retired
Wayne Allard Wayne Allard official portrait.jpg Republican January 3, 1997 January 3, 2009 Retired
Mark Udall MarkUdall-Senate Portrait.jpg Democratic January 3, 2009 Present Incumbent

Class III

Senator Party Took office Left office Reason Other offices/Notes
Jerome B. Chaffee Jerome B. Chaffee - Brady-Handy.jpg Republican November 15, 1876 March 4, 1879 Retired Speaker of the Colorado Territorial House of Representatives (1863)
Nathaniel P. Hill Nathaniel P. Hill - Brady-Handy.jpg Republican March 4, 1879 March 4, 1885
Henry M. Teller Teller.jpg Republican March 4, 1885 March 4, 1909 Retired Secretary of the Interior (1882–1885)
Also served in Colorado's Class II seat
Silver Republican
Democratic
Charles J. Hughes, Jr. CharlesJHughes.jpg Democratic March 4, 1909 January 11, 1911 Died
Charles S. Thomas Charles Spalding Thomas.jpg Democratic January 15, 1913 March 4, 1921 Lost re-election Governor of Colorado (1899–1901)
Samuel D. Nicholson Samuel Danford Nicholson.jpg Republican March 4, 1921 March 24, 1923 Died
Alva B. Adams Alva Blanchard Adams 2.jpg Democratic May 17, 1923 November 30, 1924 Retired
Rice W. Means Rice W. Means.jpg Republican December 1, 1924 March 4, 1927
Charles W. Waterman Charles Winfield Waterman.jpg Republican March 4, 1927 August 27, 1932 Died
Walter Walker Senator Walter Walker.jpg Democratic September 26, 1932 December 1, 1932 Lost special election
Karl C. Schuyler Karl C Schuyler.jpg Republican December 7, 1932 March 4, 1933 Lost election to full term
Alva B. Adams Alva Blanchard Adams 2.jpg Democratic March 4, 1933 December 1, 1941 Died
Eugene Millikin Eugene Millikin.jpg Republican December 20, 1941 January 3, 1957 Retired
John A. Carroll JohnACarroll.jpg Democratic January 3, 1957 January 3, 1963 Lost re-election
Peter H. Dominick PHDominick.jpg Republican January 3, 1963 January 3, 1975 Lost re-election Ambassador to Switzerland (1975)
Gary Hart Gary hart.jpg Democratic January 3, 1975 January 3, 1987 Retired
Tim Wirth Tim Wirth.jpg Democratic January 3, 1987 January 3, 1993 Retired
Ben Nighthorse Campbell BenNCampbell.jpg Democratic January 3, 1993 January 3, 2005 Retired Olympic judo athlete (1964)
Republican
Ken Salazar Kensalazar.jpg Democratic January 3, 2005 January 20, 2009 Resigned Secretary of the Interior (2009— )
Colorado Attorney General (1999–2005)
Michael Bennet MichaelBennetofficialphoto.jpg Democratic January 21, 2009 Present Incumbent

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