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Also, the group is debating what to do about a longstanding requirement that political candidates note their party on campaign ads.

After all, in the state's soon-to-be-tried-for-the-first-time Top Two Primary, you're just expressing a "party preference." And party is irrelevant in the primary: the top two vote getters appear on the November ballot, regardless of party.

On the other hand, even a preferred party is likely a very important piece of information to many voters.

The commissioners decided to table the issue until their June 26 meeting, when they'll hear public comment on it.

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