Who’s next?

Who’s next?

Few Colorado women in top spots in politics, but that could change
U.S. Rep. Patricia Schroeder was elected into office in 1972 – the first female to represent Colorado.
New Senate President Morgan Carroll, left, talks with her Chief of Staff Kjersten Forseth during the opening session of the 2014 Colorado Legislature, at the Capitol in Denver, in January. Fellow Democratic Senator Lucia Guzman is pictured at the podium in the background.
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A man’s world

Elected officials from Colorado since 1972
U.S. House
26 men
4 women
U.S. Senate
11 men
0 women
Governor
6 men
0 women

IF YOU GO

As part of Women’s History Month, the International Studies Program at Fort Lewis College is presenting a screening of the film “Miss Representation” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, in Room 120 at the Center of Southwest Studies.

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Women to watch in Colorado

Amy Stephens
Party: Republican
Position: State representative, former House majority leader
Stephens is the lone woman from either party running for U.S. Senate. She will have to get past fellow Republican Ken Buck, who beat out another

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Who’s next?

U.S. Rep. Patricia Schroeder was elected into office in 1972 – the first female to represent Colorado.
New Senate President Morgan Carroll, left, talks with her Chief of Staff Kjersten Forseth during the opening session of the 2014 Colorado Legislature, at the Capitol in Denver, in January. Fellow Democratic Senator Lucia Guzman is pictured at the podium in the background.
Coffman
Fields
Kennedy
Roberts
Stephens
Carroll
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