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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Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

As coronavirus testing soars, wait times jump to a week — or more — across the U.S.

Colorado's state lab now takes 3-5 days to turn around tests, up from 24 to 48 hours. The wait is even longer for those tested through a private lab.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Nonprofit cash being spent in Colorado campaigns still impossible to trace despite 2019 law

Outside spenders in Colorado's recent primary found ways around transparency, making money tough to track.