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S 34 - Presidential Election by National Popular Vote - Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (15-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Presidential Election by National Popular Vote

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

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

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 (Senate) -

Title: Presidential Election by National Popular Vote

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