From left, Malie Foster, Jay Geyer and Steve Peterson. The trio are three of five independents running to be Colorado state legislators this year. (Photo illustration by Jesse Paul. Photos provided by candidates, Colorado Sun file)

Unite America wants to upend the two-party system in Colorado. Their strategy doesn’t look like it will work.

A Colorado Sun analysis shows the effort to elect independents in Colorado is struggling, and even if successful, wouldn’t shift the power dynamic much

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Colorado’s 2015 law changing how officer-involved shootings are investigated still lets law enforcement police themselves

State lawmakers and prosecutors are vowing to push for and support changes after questions from The Colorado Sun about the measure