Crisanta Duran is serving her first term in the Colorado House of Representatives. She is a native of Colorado. After graduating from law school, Crisanta went to work for UFCW Local 7 as their counsel. In this role, she fought for better contracts for their union members across the state. She has served on the board of directors of La Rasa, Democrats Work, Voto Latino and on Progressive Majority's Colorado Advisory Council. She served as president of the Colorado Young Democrats and as an Obama Delegate. She was first elected in 2012.