Conservative group backing Colorado’s national popular vote measure fueled by out-of-state money, tied to Democrats

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The campaign manager for Conservatives for Yes on National Popular, which is running ads in Colorado in support of the controversial law, declined to name a Rep
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Colorado Sun
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July 11, 2020
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Colorado News
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An issue committee called Conservatives for Yes on National Popular Vote is running ads in Colorado to persuade Republicans to support their effort to change the way the U.S. elects presidents....

Most of the money powering the organization comes from a Minnesota nonprofit whose donors are untraceable. The rest of its funding comes from Yes on National Popular Vote, a Colorado issue committee that is run and financed in large part by Democrats.
 
Conservatives for Yes on National Popular Vote also doesn’t appear to have the support of any prominent Colorado Republicans, as the group’s campaign manager refused to name any conservative supporters in the state.
 
Coloradans in November will decide whether to repeal the legislature’s 2019 decision to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact. If the law survives the ballot measure, Colorado would potentially hand over its nine electoral votes to the candidate who wins the most votes nationwide — the popular vote. The intent of the law is to bypass the U.S. Electoral College system of choosing presidents, ensuring the candidate who wins the most support also wins the election....
 
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