Should Colorado counties be allowed to elect commissioners by district?

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Should Colorado counties be allowed to elect commissioners by district?

Lachelt worries it would pit officeholders against each other
Sixth Judicial District Chief Judge Gregory Lyman swears in La Plata County Commissioner Julie Westendorff in January 2013. A bill making its way through the Colorado Legislature seeks to allow some counties to vote for county commissioners by district rather than at-large.
Party registration

Here is a listing of La Plata County active voters by party:
District 1Democrats: 3,831
Republicans: 4,186
Unaffiliated: 4,458
Other parties: 248
District 2Democrats: 4,951
Republicans: 2,056
Unaffiliated voters: 4,474
Other parties: 279
District 3Democrats: 2,622
Republicans: 4,520
Unaffiliated voters: 3,997
Other parties: 234
Source: La Plata County Clerk and Recorder

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Should Colorado counties be allowed to elect commissioners by district?

Sixth Judicial District Chief Judge Gregory Lyman swears in La Plata County Commissioner Julie Westendorff in January 2013. A bill making its way through the Colorado Legislature seeks to allow some counties to vote for county commissioners by district rather than at-large.
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