Eroding the Constitution: Gov. Polis signs national popular vote bill into law

Article publisher: 
Fox 31
Article date: 
March 16, 2019
Article category: 
Colorado News
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Gov. Jared Polis signed the controversial national popular vote bill into law Friday.
 
The new law requires Colorado electors to the Electoral College vote for the winner of the national popular vote for president and not the winner of the Colorado popular vote.
 
The measure would only take effect if states with a total of 270 electoral votes agree to do the same.
 
Currently, 11 states have joined the “interstate compact” authorizing the national popular vote.
 
Critics have said the measure is unconstitutional. There is even an effort to recall the law by putting it to a vote of the people later this year....
 
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Is Your State Stealing Your Vote?, by Leigh Bravo, American Thinker, March 18, 2019.

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