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Short Explanation
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
11 Enactments
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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    John Buchanan (R–AL)
    Tom Campbell (R–CA)
    Tom Downey (D–NY)
    D. Durenberger (R–MN)
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    Radio

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    The Governor David Patterson Show
    44 minutes
    Former New York Governor David Patterson discusses National Popular Vote legislation with Dr. John R. Koza, Chair of National Popular Vote.
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    WSAU
    11:41
    Radio interview with Ray Haynes, former California Republican Senator and former national chair of ALEC and Pam Wilmot, President of Massachusetts Common Cause.
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    WSAU
    17 minutes
    WSAU interview with Minnesota State Representative Laura Brod and Pat Rosenstiel.
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    Jefferson Public Radio — Ashland, Oregon
    53 minutes [18 MB]
    March 18, 2009 — Dr. John R. Koza from National Popular Vote and Ilya Shapiro from Cato Institute discuss the National Popular Vote bill.
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    NPR radio
    4 minutes
    Group Works To Weaken Electoral College Process
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    WCBS Radio in New York
    About 10 minutes
    April 12, 2007—Dr. John R. Koza interviewed by Dave Scott about National Popular Vote.
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    Wisconsin Public Radio
    About 48 minutes
    January 22, 2007—Vermont State Representative Chris Pearson interviewed about National Popular Vote
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    NPR
    March 15, 2006—Host Diane Rehm discusses National Popular Vote's proposal with guests

    WAMC Northeast Public Radio
    The Weekly Rundown
    About 6 minutes
    March 3, 2006—Host Greg Dahlman interviews Ryan O'Donnell of FairVote about National Popular Vote proposal
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    Reform the Electoral College so that the electoral vote reflects the nationwide popular vote for President