If the rules Democrats are pushing now had been in place years ago, Clinton and Gore would have gotten Colorado's electoral votes instead of Dole and Bush.
Colorado joins 11 other states and the District of Columbia in what's called the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact.
Colorado would become the 12th state in a compact that would tie states' Electoral College votes to the winner of the national popular vote.
The legislation would bond Colorado with 11 other states and D.C. in selecting the president based on national popular vote, not the electoral college.
A bill at the state legislature would award Colorado’s nine electors to the presidential candidate who won the popular vote — if enough states get on board.
Democratic Sen. Andy Kerr, D-Lakewood, says legislation is in the works that would allow Colorado to join an interstate popular-vote compact.
John Hickenlooper dismisses attempts for an Electoral College surprise, and talks about education and transportation funding.
Polly Baca and Robert Nemanich, are part of a national movement running up against deadline of Dec. 19 to build support for a plan to offer an alternative to the president-elect.
The state’s popular vote went to Hillary Clinton, and the state's nine Electoral College members are required to cast their ballots for her.