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Thu May 22, 2014

Special District Elections: The "Wild West" Of Voting

Several special district elections were held in the Roaring Fork Valley this spring. These kinds of "taxing" districts are mostly unique to Colorado, California and Oregon.
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A handful of special district elections wrapped up earlier this month with voters casting ballots up and down the valley for board members. Turns out, the way these elections are run has been a point of contention over the years at the State Capitol. Unlike County and State elections, these local elections are subject to fewer rules. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports.

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