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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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    Hawaii


    Hawaii Rep. Alex M. Sonson


    Hawaii Rep. Bob Nakasone


    Hawaii Rep. Cindy Evans


    Hawaii Rep. Dwight Y. Takamine


    Hawaii Rep. Glenn Wakai


    Hawaii Rep. Hermina M. Morita


    Hawaii Rep. James Kunane Tokioka


    Hawaii Rep. Jerry L. Chang


    Hawaii Rep. John Mizuno


    Hawaii Rep. Jon Riki Karamatsu


    Hawaii Rep. Joseph Souki


    Hawaii Rep. Josh Green


    Hawaii Rep. Ken Ito


    Hawaii Rep. Kirk Caldwell


    Hawaii Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita


    Hawaii Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro


    Hawaii Rep. Marilyn B. Lee


    Hawaii Rep. Mele Carroll


    Hawaii Rep. Michael Y. Magaoay


    Hawaii Rep. Pono Chong


    Hawaii Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla


    Hawaii Rep. Roland D. Sagum III


    Hawaii Rep. Roy M. Takumi


    Hawaii Rep. Ryan I. Yamane


    Hawaii Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto


    Hawaii Rep. Sylvia Luke


    Hawaii Rep. Tom Brower


    Hawaii Senator Brian Taniguchi


    Hawaii Senator Carol Fukunaga


    Hawaii Senator Clarence K. Nishihara


    Hawaii Senator Clayton Hee


    Hawaii Senator David Y. Ige


    Hawaii Senator Donna Mercado Kim


    Hawaii Senator Gary L. Hooser


    Hawaii Senator Gordon Trimble


    Hawaii Senator J. Kalani English


    Hawaii Senator Jill N. Tokuda


    Hawaii Senator Les Ihara, Jr.


    Hawaii Senator Lorraine R. Inouye


    Hawaii Senator Mike Gabbard


    Hawaii Senator Norman Sakamoto


    Hawaii Senator Robert Bunda


    Hawaii Senator Ron Menor


    Hawaii Senator Rosalyn H. Baker


    Hawaii Senator Russell S. Kokubun


    Hawaii Senator Shan S. Tsutsui


    Hawaii Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland


    Hawaii Senator Will Espero

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