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Colorado Government: Parties and Interest Groups

State, county and city levels of government; state sports teams, local information for Colorado Springs

Politcal Parties in Colorado

These parties have state affiliations or chapters in Colorado.

American Reform Party Communist Party USA
Constitution Party
  (former U.S. Taxpayers)
Democratic Party
Green Party Libertarian Party
Republican Party Unity Party


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Colorado Issues

For issues see a list of Colorado Special Interest Groups.

Colorado Think Tanks

"Think tanks are independent organizations that engage in politics and public policy.  They are distinct from political associations because they are generally not membership organizations...."  (Source: Kurian, George Thomas and Jeffrey D. Schultz,  Political Market Place USA, (Phoenix: Oryx Press, 1999).

These sources identify the most important think tanks.

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