Voters are dissatisfied with both major political parties. Nearly 70 percent say the Republicans and Democrats fail to adequately represent the American people, according to a recent survey from the nonpartisan Democracy Fund.
A Colorado-based group called Unite America wants to use that dissatisfaction to elect more independent candidates to office nationwide. The group helped a handful of Colorado statehouse candidates qualify for the ballot, campaign and get their names out with promotional videos. They are endorsing 24 unaffiliated candidates but face challenges. Colorado unaffiliated voters now outnumber both Republicans and Democrats, but the Democracy Fund survey found that people fed up with the two-party system do not agree on the solution.
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