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Thousands Of Signatures Collected In Effort To Repeal National Popular Vote Law

Published on 8/2/2019
DENVER (CBS4) – Coloradans trying to repeal a new law, that changes how the state elects the President, turned in a record number of signatures to put the issue on the ballot. Opponents of the National Popular Vote say they gathered nearly 230,000 signatures – 100,000 more than they needed.

Mesa County Commissioner Rose Pugliese says Democrats, Republicans and Unaffiliated voters signed the petition.

“Lines wrapped around buildings for people to sign. Those first couple of weeks, we would have events and run out of petition packets and literally had to send people away,” said Pugliese.

Read the full story, and see LWVCO's Board President Ruth Stemler in the segment, here.

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