Statewide voter registration is on the rise
Michael Sandoval / The Colorado Observer
The number of active voters in Colorado edged up only slightly for June, in figures released by the Secretary of State’s office before the holiday break this week.
In all, just under 6,000 additional voters were added to the active rolls in the weeks leading up to the June 26 primary. More than 525,000 partisan ballots were cast in the primary, with Republicans returning approximately 97,000 more ballots than their Democratic counterparts, who saw fewer contested primary battles.
Both parties kept pace, however, when it came to increasing their active voter tallies. Democrats have increased their figures to 713,506 active voters, or 32.0 percent of the 2,231,315 active voters as of July 1. That is up three tenths of a point from May. … read full story by The Colorado Observer
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