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Secretary Of State To Decide This Week Who Is On June Democratic Primary Ballot

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The Colorado state Capitol in Denver, April 20, 2020.

The clock is ticking. In just three days, Colorado’s secretary of state must tell county clerks definitively which candidates are on the June primary ballot, including those for U.S. Senate. Normally that’s not a deadline people pay much attention to, but this year's different. There are numerous court cases over who’s done enough to qualify. CPR Public Affairs reporter Bente Birkeland explains what's going on.