Democrats in Colorado’s 8th Congressional District want to make politics fun again

April 1, 2022
A ballot dropbox at Greeley City Hall. Oct. 24, 2021.A ballot dropbox at Greeley City Hall. Oct. 24, 2021.Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite
A ballot dropbox at Greeley City Hall. Oct. 24, 2021.

Dick Barkey is a Democratic organizer near Fort Lupton, and for the first time in years, he'll have a chance to vote in a new competitive district. He and his fellow Democrats in Weld County are trying to draw voters to the polls this year to vote for the candidates by fusing issues with fun.