Danielle Piscatelli, a machine operator, loads primary election ballots into a processing machine at the Denver elections office on June 17, 2020. (John Frank, The Colorado Sun)

It’s election day in Colorado. Here’s what to watch in the primary and what you need to know to vote.

The U.S. Senate race is the marquee contest and turnout is a key marker for enthusiasm on the Democratic side ahead of November

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Colorado governor bans evictions for tenants who can prove financial hardship because of coronavirus

The order, which lasts at least 30 days, comes after the Democrat faced months of pressure from housing advocates

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They’ve been called soccer moms, rage moms and Zoom moms. Why the Colorado suburban-women vote is so important.

Republican women are talking about the economy and law and order, while Democrats are concerned about respect, and women’s rights

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Democrats dominate campaign fundraising and spend big to build majority in the Colorado legislature

A Republican leadership rift is hurting fundraising and one lawmaker blames a “serious strategic error” for some of the troubles