Colorado House District 51 Overview

Colorado House District 51 includes the Loveland area.  It's northern border is County Road 32 south of Fossil Creek Reservoir and Coyote Ridge Natural Area and extends south to County Road 14.  On the west it ends at Carter Lake.  It's eastern border is approximately I-25.

Colorado House District 51 Candidates

Hugh McKean (R) - Incumbent


Mr. McKean has lived in Loveland for over twenty years with his wife, Kristin.  Eight years ago, Hugh took time from his family and contracting business to serve on the Loveland city council.  Then, in 2016 Mr. McKean was elected to represent Colorado House District 51.  In his first legislative session,  he sponsored a number of bills, including bills to expand Interstate 25 in northern Colorado, help County governments in their flood recovery efforts, and make necessary corrections to statute concerning County Sheriff training requirements.  One of the highlights of the session was co-sponsorship of HB1248 making available $90 million in loans for the Chimney Hollow Reservoir as part of the Windy Gap Firming Project, a vital water infrastructure project that will ensure water security for generations of Front Range Coloradans.  

  • Information on Hugh McKean (summarized from his website)


Joan Shaffer (D)


Joan Shaffer is a former Loveland City Councilwoman.


Joan Shaffer does not currently have a website for her campaign.