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The State of Coloradomarker was represented in the United States House of Representatives by one U.S. Representative At-large from 1876 until 1893 and from 1903 until 1913, and by two U.S. Representatives At-large from 1913 until 1915. Since the U.S. election of 1914, all U.S. Representatives from the State of Colorado have been elected from congressional districts.

1861-1876: Territory

The Territory of Colorado was represented by one non-voting Delegate At-large to the United States House of Representatives from its organization on 1861-02-28, until statehood on 1876-08-01. See the Colorado Territory's At-large congressional district.

1876-1893

Colorado was represented by only one United States Representative, elected at-large by the entire state, from its admission to the Unionmarker on 1876-08-01, until 1893-03-03.

Representative Party Years District home Notes
Statehood achieved October 3 1876

James Burns Belford Republican October 3 1876December 13, 1877 Election challenged by Patterson

Thomas MacDonald Patterson Democratic December 13, 1877March 3, 1879 Challenged Belford's election

Lost re-election to Belford

James Burns Belford Republican 1879 – 1885

George Gifford Symes Republican 1885 – 1889

Hosea Townsend Republican 1889 – 1893

Seat replaced by districted seats 1893-03-03
Colorado was granted a second seat in the U.S. House of Representatives beginning with the U.S. election of 1892. The State of Colorado created two congressional districts: and .

1903-1913

The State of Colorado was granted a third seat in the U.S. House of Representatives beginning with the U.S. election of 1902. Colorado's third U.S. Representative was elected at-large until the U.S. election of 1914.

United States Representative At-Large

from the State of Colorado
Congress Years Representative At-Large
Representative Party
58th 1903–1905 Franklin Eli Brooks Republican
59th 1905–1907
60th 1907–1909 George Washington Cook Republican
61st 1909–1911 Edward Thomas Taylor Democratic
62nd 1911–1913


1913-1915

The State of Colorado was granted a fourth seat in the U.S. House of Representatives beginning with the U.S. election of 1912. Both Colorado's third and fourth U.S. Representatives were elected at-large at the U.S. election of 1912.

United States Representatives At-Large from the State of Colorado
Congress Years 3rd Representative At-Large 4th Representative At-Large
Representative Party Representative Party
63rd 1913–1915 Edward Thomas Taylor Democratic Edward Keating Democratic
The State of Colorado created four congressional districts beginning with the U.S. election of 1914:

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