John Hickenlooper, 67, is a former governor of Colorado and mayor of Denver. He campaigns on a record of consensus-building around issues like expanding Medicaid, gay rights and gun control.
Hickenlooper has emphasized his tenure as governor, including developing methane emissions laws, expanding Medicaid in the state, and pushing through gun control legislation.
Prior to serving as governor from 2011 to 2019, Hickenlooper was the mayor of Denver for about eight years. He also opened 15 brew pubs and restaurants in several states.