Bill Ritter


Bill Ritter, Jr., was elected Colorado’s 41st governor in 2006, the state’s first Colorado-born governor in more than 35 years. Ritter served only one term, from 2007 to 2011, after deciding not to run for re-election in 2010. Governor Ritter established Colorado as a national leader in renewable energy by creating “A New Energy Economy” and increased financial investment in colleges and universities.