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The National Popular Vote bill would guarantee a majority of the Electoral College to the presidential candidate who receives the most popular votes in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The bill would reform the Electoral College so that the electoral vote in the Electoral College reflects the choice of the nation's voters for President of the United States.   more
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The National Popular Vote bill has been enacted into law in states possessing 165 electoral votes — 61% of the 270 electoral votes needed to activate the legislation.

  • Maryland - 10 votes
  • Massachusetts - 11
  • Washington - 12 votes
  • Vermont - 3 votes
  • Rhode Island - 4 votes
  • DC - 3 votes
  • Hawaii - 4 votes
  • New Jersey - 14 votes
  • Illinois - 20 votes
  • New York - 29 votes
  • California - 55 votes

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    2,110 State Legislators are Sponsors of the National Popular Vote Bill or Have Cast Recorded Votes in Favor of the Bill
    May 8, 2011

    The National Popular Vote bill now has 1,129 sponsors in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. In addition, 981 other state legislators have cast a recorded vote in favor of the legislation (either in committee or on the floor of their respective legislative chambers).

    The sponsors of the bill are shown at top of left column of this web page and the additional legislators who have cast a recorded vote in favor of the bill are shown below.

    National Popular Vote is currently in discussions with legislators who may sponsor the National Popular Vote bill in the remaining states. To see status of the National Popular Bill in any state, click on the clickable map on our home page or go to the "States" page.

    The National Popular Vote bill would enact the proposed interstate compact entitled the "Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote." The National Popular Vote bill would guarantee the election of the presidential candidate who receives the most popular votes in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.    Explanation


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    California


    California Assemblymember Arambula

    California Assemblymember Baca

    California Assemblymember Bass

    California Assemblymember Berg

    California Assemblymember Bermudez

    California Assemblymember Canciamilla

    California Assemblymember Chan

    California Assemblymember Chavez

    California Assemblymember Chu

    California Assemblymember Cohn

    California Assemblymember Coto

    California Assemblymember Evans

    California Assemblymember Frommer

    California Assemblymember Goldberg

    California Assemblymember Horton

    California Assemblymember Jones


    California Assemblymember Karnette


    California Assemblymember Keene


    California Assemblymember Klehs

    California Assemblymember Koretz

    California Assemblymember Levine


    California Assemblymember Lieber


    California Assemblymember Liu

    California Assemblymember Matthews

    California Assemblymember Montanez

    California Assemblymember Mullin

    California Assemblymember Nation

    California Assemblymember Nava


    California Assemblymember Nϊρez


    California Assemblymember Parra


    California Assemblymember Pavley

    California Assemblymember Ruskin


    California Assemblymember Saldana


    California Assemblymember Salinas

    California Assemblymember Soto


    California Assemblymember Torrico


    California Assemblymember Umberg

    California Assemblymember Vargas

    California Assemblymember Wolk


    California Senator Alarcon

    California Senator Alquist


    California Senator Bowen

    California Senator Cedillo


    California Senator Chesbro

    California Senator Corbett


    California Senator Correa


    California Senator Dunn

    California Senator Escutia

    California Senator Figueroa

    California Senator Florez


    California Senator Kehoe


    California Senator Kuehl


    California Senator Machado

    California Senator McLeod


    California Senator Murray

    California Senator Ortiz

    California Senator Padilla


    California Senator Ridley-Thomas


    California Senator Romero


    California Senator Simitian


    California Senator Speier

    California Senator Steinberg


    California Senator Torlakson


    California Senator Vincent


    California Senator Wiggins


    California Assemblymember Anna M. Caballero


    California Assemblymember Wilmer Amina Carter


    California Assemblymember Hector De La Torre


    California Assemblymember Kevin De Leon


    California Assemblymember Mike Feuer


    California Assemblymember Felipe Fuentes


    California Assemblymember Warren Furutani


    California Assemblymember Mary Hayashi


    California Assemblymember Edward P. Hernandez


    California Assemblymember Jared Huffman


    California Assemblymember Paul Krekorian


    California Assemblymember Mary Salas


    California Assemblymember Jose Solorio


    California Senator Michael J. Rubio

    Reform the Electoral College so that the electoral vote reflects the nationwide popular vote for President