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HB 1339 - Election of the President by National Popular Vote - Key Vote

Arkansas Key Votes

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (56-43) - (Key vote)

Title: Election of the President by National Popular Vote

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that includes Arkansas in an interstate agreement that would require each participating state to designate the presidential elector slate associated with the national popular vote winner.

Highlights:
-Provides that in the event of a tie in the national popular vote, the state shall appoint the elector slate associated with the winner of the popular vote within that state (Sec. 1). -Requires states cumulatively possessing a majority of electoral votes to enact this agreement before the agreement can take effect (Sec. 1). -Specifies that this agreement will terminate if the Electoral College is abolished (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Election of the President by National Popular Vote

Sponsors

  • Eddie Cooper (AR - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Monty Davenport (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Andrea Lea (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Linda S. Tyler (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
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