On November 3,
Colorado voters approved the National Popular Vote law that was passed by
the Colorado legislature and signed by the Governor in 2019.
The latest official election returns are available from the Colorado Secretary of
State. With 2,991,070 votes counted for proposition 113, there were
1,555,683 YES votes and 1,435,387 NO votes. The margin of victory is
expected to increase somewhat as some remaining votes are tallied.
We want to thank all
the volunteers who worked on the Yes On National Popular Vote campaign, including the 8,873 donors who contributed
a total of $5,397,232.
Since 2006, the
National Popular Vote bill has been enacted by a total of 15 states
(counting Colorado) and the District of Columbia (together possessing 196
electoral votes), including
small states (Delaware, Hawaii, Rhode Island, and Vermont),
medium-sized states (Colorado, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New
Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington state) and
big states (California, Illinois, and New York).
The National Popular
Vote bill will take effect when enacted by states with 270 electoral votes.
That is, it will take effect when enacted by additional states with 74