Washington, D.C. – Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the statement below following the announcement that Colorado will gain an additional congressional district:
“Colorado is one of the fastest growing states in the country, and I'm glad we will soon enjoy the representation in Washington we deserve. Colorado is a leader on a number of issues from voting rights to climate change, and with this new seat, we will have an even bigger role to play in the future of our country.
“Every Coloradan who participated in the 2020 census count made it possible for us to gain this seat in the House of Representatives and strengthen our state’s voice in Washington.”