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Popular Vote critics deliver the signatures

Charles Ashby  | Published on 8/2/2019
Mesa County Commissioner Rose Pugliese and others working to ensure that Colorado doesn't participate in the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact turned in nearly 230,000 signatures Thursday to the Secretary of State's Office to get the measure onto the ballot.

The effort, to reverse a law joining the compact approved by the Colorado Legislature during this year's session, only needs signatures from 124,632 registered voters to quality for the ballot, which would be in November 2020. The petition drive exceeded its signature goal by more than 30,000.

Pugliese said she was overwhelmed by the opposition to the idea, saying it isn't just Republicans who oppose it.

Read the full story on the Grand Juction Sentinel here.