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Assessing the election as the campaigns ramp up

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Empty official ballot boxes on a table at the Arapahoe County Elections Facility and Warehouse on Federal Boulevard in Littleton, Thursday, June 9, 2022. The process of sending out Colorado 2022 primary election ballots began June 6th and the first returns are starting to arrive and the Arapahoe County and similar facilities.

Summer vacations are over and school’s back. Labor Day’s right around the corner, and veteran politicos say that’s when voters really start paying attention to elections. That means it’s time to check in with our political analysts. Sara Hagedorn is an associate professor of political science at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. Eric Sondermann is a columnist and former public policy consultant.