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October 3, 2010

Western Skies: “Elections and Politics,” October 3, 2010

Because many people choose to vote by mail in Colorado rather than on Election Day in a traditional polling place, we’re talking elections and politics this month. Early voting begins October 18th, and voters will decide on a host of regional and statewide positions and issues. This month we have conversations about politics and elections, and take a look at a Libertarian school.

Click here to listen to show.

Western Skies is a collaboration between KRCC News and the Big Something.

Filed under: Elections,KRCC News,Politics,Western Skies — andrea @ 12:02 pm

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