Transparency for thee, but not for me, is the motto of Colorado’s recently elected Secretary of State, who is refusing to release documents relating to her office’s work to advance the controversial Popular Vote Bill destined to become law.
Jena Griswold’s office is withholding documents she deems as “work product” from a Freedom of Information request filed by Todd Shepherd with the Washington Free Beacon.
The Democrat testified before the state legislature in favor of the move to give Colorado’s votes to whichever presidential candidate wins the national popular vote, rather than who residents here actually cast ballots for.
Shepherd wants to know what the internal reasoning was for deciding this was such a great move for
And since there is no actual method for counting the popular vote in Colorado as of yet, it would be nice to know how the Secretary of State’s office plans to count all of the different ballots cast — assuming it passes muster in a court challenge.
Shepherd also highlighted they hypocrisy of Griswold’s denial, as she’s been on the transparency train of late, bragging about how important it is to be open with the public about the work they are doing.
Except, it appears, when there might be something wrong with what they are doing.