Want to know more about the Democratic race for governor? Start on Saturday.

Voters interested in the Democratic side of the race for Colorado’s governorship can learn about the process and meet candidates in Wheat Ridge on Saturday.

(Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Cary Kennedy speaks at the Colorado Health Institute's Hot Issues in Health conference, Dec. 8, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Voters interested in the Democratic side of the race for Colorado’s governorship can learn about the process and meet major candidates in Wheat Ridge on Saturday, Jan. 14.

The event is focused on the caucuses — the elaborate and quirky meetings that play a huge role in determining each party’s candidate for governor of Colorado.

It also will include two forums featuring major Democratic candidates (and one Republican) for governor and attorney general.

The governor’s race forum is scheduled for 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. It will include the following candidates:

  • Noel Ginsburg
  • Mike Johnston, former state senator
  • Cary Kennedy, former state treasurer
  • Greg Lopez (a Republican)
  • Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne
  • U.S. Rep. Jared Polis
  • Erik Underwood

A 5:30 p.m. forum will include attorney general candidates Michael Dougherty, Brad Levin and state Rep. Joe Salazar.

Where and when:

The event will be held at Wheat Ridge Grange, 3850 High Court, Wheat Ridge, Colorado.

Billed as the DemEnterCO caucus summit, registration starts at 9 a.m. and the program starts at 10 a.m. Most of the day is focused on learning about caucuses and the delegate process, including mock caucuses (sounds kind of fun!) and networking (less fun!).

Space is limited. Admission is $5, but you get a box lunch if you pay $10.

DemEnterCO plans to stream the forum on social media. The group is a nonprofit that “furthers the common good and general welfare by informing and educating the public regarding civic engagement.”

Updated to note that Lopez is a Republican.

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