The latest voter registration stats from the Arapahoe County clerk’s office shows that unaffiliated voters are the largest voting block in Arapahoe County, with 136,062 registrants.
Coloradans in 2016 approved Proposition 108, which allows unaffiliated voters for the first time to automatically participate in primary elections. Before, they had to first affiliate with one party or another.
Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams, with the blessing of the legislature, has launched a campaign to let unaffiliated voters know that they can participate and, if they want, go online sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/chooseU/choiceHappens and choose whether they want to vote with a Democratic ballot or a Republican ballot this coming primary season.
Voters don’t have to do this, and if they don’t, they will be mailed both ballots – but they can’t mark both. The UChooseCO campaign is aimed at informing unaffiliated voters that if they vote both the Democratic ballot and the Republican ballot, neither ballot will count. In order words, don’t spoil it. Pick one.
The UChooseCO campaign kicked off last week in Grand Junction and Colorado Springs.
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