by Tori Sheets
Any voters who want to participate in the June 28 state primary election must be affiliated with a party. Colorado does not have a presidential primary. The June primary vote will cover candidates for the U.S. Senate, U.S. House, state Senate, state House, University of Colorado Board of Regents, state Board of Education, district attorney and county commissioner.
"If you are unaffiliated you can still vote, but you have to pick a party, then you are no longer unaffiliated," Michelle Nauer, county clerk and recorder, said. She said anyone can become unaffiliated again after voting by submitting a change in voter registration.
The main point of confusion Nauer has encountered has been people wondering why presidential candidates aren't on the primary ballot. Colorado participates in the caucus process instead of primary elections for president. The caucuses were held on March 1.