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H 678 - National Popular Vote Plan - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (116-37) - (Key vote)

Title: National Popular Vote Plan

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that includes Massachusetts in an agreement among various states to award their electoral votes to the winner of the national popular election.

Highlights:
- Requires states possessing a majority of votes in the Electoral College to adopt this compact before the requirements of this policy go into effect (Sec. 5). - Notes that this policy will terminate if the Electoral College is abolished (Sec. 5). - Provides that in the event of a tie in the national popular vote, the state's presidential electors shall cast their votes for the presidential slate receiving the largest number of popular votes within the state (Sec. 4). - Note: After the House vote to engross this bill, the bill number was redrafted and the bill number was changed from H 678 to H 4952.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: National Popular Vote Plan

Sponsors

  • Charles A. 'Charley' Murphy (MA - D) (Out Of Office)

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