Wheat Subsidies in Colorado totaled $1.9 billion from 1995-2017.

Congressional Districts in Colorado Receiving wheat subsidies, 1995-2017

Rank District Wheat Subsidies
Pct of
14th District of Colorado (Rep. Ken Buck)$1,122,260,53159.5%59.5%
23rd District of Colorado (Rep. Scott Tipton)$67,263,1633.6%63.0%
36th District of Colorado (Rep. Mike Coffman)$12,714,6200.7%63.7%
42nd District of Colorado (Rep. Jared Polis)$7,614,4360.4%64.1%
55th District of Colorado (Rep. Doug Lamborn)$2,352,6400.1%64.2%
61st District of Colorado (Rep. Diana DeGette)$2,040,2000.1%64.3%
77th District of Colorado (Rep. Ed Perlmutter)$2,031,4270.1%64.4%

NOTE: Not all recipients were able to be placed into Congressional Districts so the District total may not total 100%. Nationally 96% of all program monies were designated into a Congressional District

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.


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