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Kevin LundbergKevin LundbergJune 26, 20185min260

In primary voting that concludes today, for the first time in history, Colorado’s 1.2 million unaffiliated voters will be able to cast a ballot in a Republican or Democrat primary. Ballots were mailed to all voters, affiliated and unaffiliated alike, on June 4. Those 1.2 million “active unaffiliated voters” received both Republican and Democrat ballots, and they could choose one or the other. For the first time they have an equal vote with long-time party loyalists in the selection of a party’s nominees.


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Ernest LuningErnest LuningFebruary 13, 201813min1811

When Colorado voters cast ballots in the upcoming primary election, they’ll almost certainly face an unprecedented smorgasbord of candidates spread across an unusually high number of races up and down the ballot. And for the first time, the state’s unaffiliated voters — there are slightly more of them than there are either Democrats or Republicans — will have a say in the outcome.