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LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS
OF COLORADO
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Want the Winner of the Popular Vote to Become President?  
Support SB 99 for Colorado to join National Popular Vote Agreement

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SUPPORT SB 99
National Popular Vote Agreement
Sponsors:  Senator Kerr; Representative Rosenthal

Do you think it's undemocratic that a candidate can lose the presidency, even though a majority of the voters in the US vote for him or her? The National Popular Vote (NPV) Agreement is a way to work around the Electoral College. 

If Colorado joins NPV, it will join 10 states and the District of Columbia. Each state that passes it agrees that all of its electoral votes will go to the presidential candidate who receives the most popular votes in all fifty states and the District of Columbia. The Agreement will take effect only when enacted by states possessing a majority (270) of the 538 total electoral votes.

NPV has passed one house of the Colorado General Assembly on 3 different occasions, but never went all the way.  Let's make it happen this year!

SB 99 will be heard in the Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs (SVM) committee on Feb. 15 at 1:30 pm. 

Contact members of the committee: vote YES on SB 99. SVM Committee
Testify: The committee will accept remote testimony from Grand Junction, La Junta, Durango, Trinidad, and Alamosa. Sign up here.
Contact your state Senator: vote YES on SB 99 when it comes to the floor.  
Find your Senator's name and contact info here.


League has supported direct election of the president by popular vote since 1970.
Action based on LWVUS position on Selection of the President:
We support the use of the National Popular Vote Compact as one acceptable way to achieve the goal of the direct popular vote for election of the president until the abolition of the Electoral College is accomplished.  


To Contact Legislators:

 

Find your Senator's name and contact information here.

 

Then, using the information above about the bill, write an email or phone your Senator. Not sure how to start? Look over these handy tips


NOTE: INDIVIDUAL LEAGUE MEMBERS CAN'T SPEAK FOR THE WHOLE LEAGUE, BUT YOU CAN REFER LEGISLATORS TO THE LWVCO POSITION ON A BILL FOUND IN THE LEGISLATIVE LETTER
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Email: info@lwvcolorado.org
Address: 1410 Grant St Ste B204, Denver CO 80203



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