Tuesday night's gatherings begin the process of deciding which candidates will represent their parties in a variety races in November.
On the 2016 ballot: Should Colorado switch from a caucus to a presidential primary? Should those primaries be open to unaffiliated voters as well?
- If voters approve, the measures could significantly change how the state conducts primary elections in the future.Read more
Some powerful interests in the state think unaffiliated voters don't get enough of a say in the political process.
A series of events in Colorado have caused voters to deeply question whether they should adopt a presidential primary open to all voters.
Lawmakers are considering a move back to the primary system after frustration with this year's caucuses. But not everyone is convinced.
"I think that last night may have shown that Colorado has outgrown caucuses at the presidential level," Rick Palacio tells CPR News.
- Roughly 1,200 students are scheduled to take an exam at the same time as Colorado's caucuses, which begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday.Read more
Colorado voters will get a chance on March 1 during party caucuses to weigh in on the presidential race -- or at least some of them will.
If you'll be participating in Colorado's caucuses, Colorado Public Radio wants to hear from you.