Elections 2023: Why progressives are voting

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On today’s Connections, host Kathy Partridge and guests discuss how fear of losing the vote to groups like the Colorado Conservative Patriot Alliance is motivating liberal voters.

Photo by Alexis Kenyon / KGNU


Wendy Howell is the State Director of the Colorado Working Families Party. She is a long-time labor & community organizer and LGBTQ rights advocate.
Arianna Morales is the Organizing Director for New Era Colorado, the leading voice for young people in Colorado politics and one of the most effective youth civic engagement organizations in the country.
Sara Loflin is the Executive director of ProgressNow Colorado and Mayor Pro Tem of Erie Colorado.
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Alexis Kenyon

Alexis Kenyon

Alexis Kenyon is an experienced radio reporter with more than 15 years of experience creating compelling, sound-rich radio stories for news outlets across the country. Kenyon has master's degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Journalism in radio broadcast and photojournalism. She has worked in KGNU's news department since 2021 as a reporter, editor, and daily news producer. In all her work, she strives to produce thought-provoking, trustworthy journalism that makes other people's stories feel personal. In addition to audio production, Kenyon runs KGNU's news internship program and oversees the department's digital engagement.

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