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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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    Maryland


    Maryland Del. Adrienne A. Jones


    Maryland Del. Ana Sol Gutierrez


    Maryland Del. Ann Marie Dorry


    Maryland Del. Anne Healey


    Maryland Del. Anne R. Kaiser


    Maryland Del. Barbara Frush


    Maryland Del. Barbara Robinson


    Maryland Del. Ben Barnes


    Maryland Del. Brian J. Feldman


    Maryland Del. Brian K. McHale


    Maryland Del. Carolyn J. Krysiak


    Maryland Del. Charles Barkley


    Maryland Del. Curt Anderson


    Maryland Del. Dan K. Morhaim


    Maryland Del. Dana Stein


    Maryland Del. Dereck E. Davis


    Maryland Del. Doyle L. Niemann


    Maryland Del. Elizabeth Bobo


    Maryland Del. Frank M. Conaway


    Maryland Del. Galen R. Clagett


    Maryland Del. Guy Guzzone


    Maryland Del. Hattie N. Harrison


    Maryland Del. Heather Mizeur


    Maryland Del. Henry B. Heller


    Maryland Del. Herman L. Taylor, Jr.


    Maryland Del. James E. Proctor


    Maryland Del. James W. Hubbard


    Maryland Del. Jane E. Lawton


    Maryland Del. Jay Walker


    Maryland Del. Jeff Waldstreicher


    Maryland Del. Jill P. Carter


    Maryland Del. Jim Gilchrist


    Maryland Del. Joanne C. Benson


    Maryland Del. John P. Donaghue


    Maryland Del. Jolene Ivey


    Maryland Del. Jon S. Cardin


    Maryland Del. Joseline Pena-Melnyk


    Maryland Del. Joseph F. Vallario


    Maryland Del. Justin D. Ross


    Maryland Del. Karen S. Montgomery


    Maryland Del. Kathleen M. Dumais


    Maryland Del. Keith E. Haynes


    Maryland Del. Kevin Kelly


    Maryland Del. Kris Valderrama


    Maryland Del. Maggie McIntosh


    Maryland Del. Marvin E. Holmes, Jr.


    Maryland Del. Mary Ann E. Love


    Maryland Del. Melony G. Griffith


    Maryland Del. Melvin Stukes


    Maryland Del. Michael E. Busch


    Maryland Del. Michael L. Vaughn


    Maryland Del. Murray D. Levy


    Maryland Del. Nathaniel T. Oaks


    Maryland Del. Pamela Beidle


    Maryland Del. Peter A. Hammen


    Maryland Del. Peter Murphy


    Maryland Del. Roger Manno


    Maryland Del. Rona E. Kramer

    Maryland Del. Rudolph C. Cane


    Maryland Del. Ruth M. Kirk


    Maryland Del. Samuel I. Rosenberg


    Maryland Del. Saqib Ali


    Maryland Del. Shane E. Pendergrass


    Maryland Del. Shawn Z. Tarrant


    Maryland Del. Shirley Nathan-Pilliam


    Maryland Del. Stephen W. Lafferty


    Maryland Del. Sue Hecht


    Maryland Del. Sue Kullen


    Maryland Del. Susan C. Lee


    Maryland Del. Talmadge Branch


    Maryland Del. Tawanna P. Gaines


    Maryland Del. Todd Schuler


    Maryland Del. Tom Hucker


    Maryland Del. Tony McConkey


    Maryland Del. Veronica Turner


    Maryland Del. Victor R. Ramirez


    Maryland Del. Virginia Clagett


    Maryland Del. William A. Bronrott


    Maryland Senator Bobby A. Zirkin


    Maryland Senator Brian E. Frosh


    Maryland Senator C. Anthongy Muse


    Maryland Senator Delores G. Kelley


    Maryland Senator Douglas J.J. Peters


    Maryland Senator Edward J. Kasemeyer


    Maryland Senator Gwendolyn Britt


    Maryland Senator James E. DeGrange


    Maryland Senator James N. Robey


    Maryland Senator Jennie M. Forehand


    Maryland Senator Jim Rosapepe


    Maryland Senator Joan Carter Conway


    Maryland Senator John C. Astle


    Maryland Senator Katherine Klausmeier


    Maryland Senator Lisa A. Gladden


    Maryland Senator Nathaniel Exum


    Maryland Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden


    Maryland Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr.


    Maryland Senator Paul G.Pinsky


    Maryland Senator Richard S. Madaleno


    Maryland Senator Rob Garagiola


    Maryland Senator Rona E. Kramer


    Maryland Senator Roy P. Dyson


    Maryland Senator Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr.


    Maryland Senator Ulysses Currie


    Maryland Senator Verna L. Jones

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