Prop 113's election scheme: bad for Colorado, worse for rural voters
Last updated 9/30/2020 at 9:44am
By Mark Hillman
Proposition 113 on this year's ballot is a rare example of Colorado citizens rising up to say "STOP!" when the State Legislature allows partisan rancor to cloud common sense. Last year, legislators passed a bill which would award Colorado's crucial nine votes in the Electoral College – which actually determines who will be President – to the winner of the fictional national popular vote (NPV).
This short-sighted strategy diminishes the voice of Colorado voters in choosing the President. It's especially harmful to rural Colorado where votes are so spars...