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Primary Filing Deadline (All Parties): April 1, 2024
Primary Filing Deadline (Write-In Candidates): April 2024
General Election Filing Deadline (Independents): July 11, 2024
General Election Filing Deadline (Write-In): July 2024
Primary: June 25, 2024
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
won = Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

This page was last updated on May 29, 2024


(Note: Governor & Lt. Governor candidates run together on tickets in the General Election.)
[ Jared Polis (D)* - Term Limited in 2026. ]
Joe Neguse (D) - Congressman, Ex-University Regent & Attorney
Dianne Primavera (D) - Lt Governor, Ex-State Rep & Ex-Nonprofit Executive
Phil Wiser (D) - Attorney General & Ex-CU Law School Dean
Dustin Zvonek (R) - Aurora City Councilman, Businessman & Ex-Congressional Aide

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2026.

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Dianne Primavera (D)*

Jena Griswold (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Dave Young (D)* - (Campaign Site)

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Phil Weiser (D)* - (Campaign Site)


State House

State Senate


Michael Bennet (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2028.

Jack Swigert for US Senate 1978

John Hickenlooper (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2026.
Jason Bias (R) - College Student, Restaurant Worker & '24 US Rep Candidate
Clinton Dale (I) - Tax Preparer & Ex-IRS Agent


District 1:
Diana DeGette (D)* - (Campaign Site)
John Wren (D/WI) - Business Consultant
Valdamar Archuleta (R) - Log Cabin Republican State President & Massage Therapist
Critter Milton (UP) - Retired Financial Advisor, Author & '20/'22 Nominee

District 2:
Joe Neguse (D)* - (Assistant House Minority Leader Site) - (Campaign Site)
Marshall Dawson (R) - Firmware Engineer & '22 Nominee
Gaylon Kent (L) - Hotel Clerk, Navy Veteran & Frequent Candidate
Cynthia Sirianni (UP) - Visiting Home Caregiver & '22 Lt Gov Nominee

Pat Schroeder

District 3:
[ Lauren Boebert (R)* - Candidate in CD-4 in 2024. ]
Russ Andrews (R) - Financial Advisor, Ex-Marine Engineer & Conservative Activist
Ron Hanks (R) - Ex-State Rep., USAF Veteran, MAGA Activist & '22 US Sen Candidate
Robin Heid (R) - Ex-Magazine Editor, Consultant, Pro-Skydiver, '88 Candidate & '90 Gov Candidate
Jeff Hurd (R) - Attorney
Curtis McCrackin (R) - Realtor

Stephen Varela (R) - State Board of Education Member, Social Worker & Iraq War Veteran
Lew Webb (R) - Retired Businessman

Adam Frisch (D) - Ex-Aspen City Councilman, Businessman & '22 Nominee
James Wiley (L) - State Libertarian Party Exec Director & Consultant
Adam Withrow (UP) - Gardener & Carpenter
Frank Hernandez (I) - Retired Army Officer, Doctoral Candidate & JROTC Instructor

District 4 - Special Election - June 25, 2024:
[ Ken Buck (R)* - Resigned on March 22, 2024. ]
Greg Lopez (R) - Ex-SBA State Dir., Ex-Parker Mayor & Frequent Candidate

Trisha Calvarese (D) - Speechwriter, Ex-Campaign Manager & Ex-Congressional Intern
Frank Atwood (AVP) - Retired Engineer, Vietnam War Veteran & Frequent Candidate
Hannah Goodman (L) - State Libertarian Chair, Businesswoman & '20 City Council Candidate

District 4:
[ Ken Buck (R)* - Resigned on March 22, 2024. ]
Lauren Boebert (R) - Congresswoman in CD-3

Deborah Flora (R) - Radio Show Host, Businesswoman & '22 US Sen Candidate
Richard Holtorf (R) - State Rep., Farmer & Army Veteran

Mike Lynch (R) - Ex-State House Minority Leader, Businessman & Army Veteran

Chris Phelen (R) - Businessman & Ex-Congressional Aide
Jerry Sonnenberg (R) - Logan County Commissioner, Ex-State Sen. & Ex-State Rep.

Peter Yu (R) - Mortgage Banker, '18 Nominee & '22 US Sen Candidate
Karen Breslin (D) - College Professor, Attorney & '22 US Sen Candidate
Trisha Calvarese (D) - Speechwriter, Ex-Campaign Manager & Ex-Congressional Intern
Ike McCorkle (D) - Retired USMC Officer, Afghan War Veteran & '20/'22 Nominee
John Padora (D) - Engineer, Progressive Activist & '20 St Rep Candidate in PA
Hannah Goodman (L) - State Libertarian Chair, Businesswoman & '20 City Council Candidate
Paul Noel Fiorino (UP) - Businessman, Dance Instructor, Arts Activist & Frequent Candidate
Dustin Castro (I)
Mark Elworth Jr. (I) - Marijuana Legalization Activist & Frequent Candidate

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District 5:
[ Doug Lamborn (R)* - Retiring in 2024. ]
Jeff Crank (R) - Political Consultant, Radio Show Host, Ex-Congressional Aide & '06/'08 Candidate

Dave Williams (R) - State GOP Chair, Ex-State Rep., Manufacturing Executive & '22 Candidate
River Gassen (D) - University Research Assistant
Joe Reagan (D) - Business/Media Consultant, Ex-Radio Show Host & Afghan War Veteran
Christpher Mitchell (ACP) - Electrical Engineer & '22 Nominee
Michael Vance (L) - Telecom Engineer & Libertarian Activist
Joseph Gaye (I)
Katrina Nguyen (I) - Community Activist
Calil Yarbrough (I)

District 6:
Jason Crow (D)* - (Campaign Site)
John Fabbricatore (R) - Consultant, Retired ICE Agent & USAF Veteran
John Kittleson (L) - Welding Contractor, USMC Veteran & '22 Nominee in CD-1

District 7:
Brittany Pettersen (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Sergei Matveyuk (R) - Engineer & Jeweler
Patrick Bohan (L) - Electrical Engineer & Libertarian Activist
Ron Tupa (UP) - Ex-State Sen., Ex-State Rep., Lobbyist & Political Consultant
Morgan Law (I) - Building Contractor & Nonprofit Founder

District 8:
Yadera Caraveo (D) - (Campaign Site)
Gabe Evans (R) - State Rep., Farmer, Ex-Police Officer & Army Veteranst
Janak Joshi (R) - Ex-State Rep., Ex-Physician & '17 City Council Candidate

Eric Joss (L) - Instructor, '22 St Rep Nominee & '18 St Sen Nominee
Susan Hall (UP) - Teacher & '12 Nominee
Larry Johnson (I) - Attorney & Frequent Candidate
Matt Payette (I) - City Building Official, Electrician & '22 Candidate

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