State lawmakers debate legislation in the Colorado House of Representatives on Feb. 15, 2019 at the Colorado Capitol. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Colorado lawmakers missed a significant number of votes in the 2019 legislative session

Being a state legislator is a part-time position, and work, family and health often lead to absences, a Sun analysis shows

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State lawmaker from southeast Colorado dies after long battle with cancer

Lewis, who was battling cancer for a third time, died at home on her ranch in Las Animas County