August 19, 2022

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Unaffiliated voters can participate in Colorado’s 2022 primaries, judge rules

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Unaffiliated voters will be able to participate in Colorado’s June 28 Democratic and Republican primaries after a federal judge on Friday evening dismissed a lawsuit seeking to block them from casting ballots in the upcoming contests.

Senior U.S. District Judge John Kane rejected the claims in a lawsuit filed by three current and former Republican candidates and two GOP county chairs.

“If plaintiffs did have standing to bring their claims, they have not demonstrated that their claims warrant the extraordinary relief they seek,” Kane wrote.

The lawsuit sought to overturn Proposition 108, a 2016 ballot measure approved by voters allowing unaffiliated voters to participate in Colorado’s partisan primary elections. The measure was aimed at making the electoral process more…

Sandra Fish

2022-04-08 18:43:23

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