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SB 5599 - National Popular Vote Act - Key Vote

Washington Key Votes

Sharon Tomiko Santos voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Sharon Tomiko Santos made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: National Popular Vote Act

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (52-42) - (Key vote)

Title: National Popular Vote Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

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

Highlights:
-Requires the chief election official of each state to appoint electors in association with the national popular vote winner (Sec. 2). -Specifies that this Act will be effective once the number of States that have passed the agreement in the same form cumulatively posses a majority of the electoral votes (Sec. 2). -Authorizes any state to withdraw from the agreement, provided that if the state withdraws within 6 months of a presidential election, the withdrawal shall not be effective until after the election (Sec. 2). -Repeals the agreement if the electoral college is abolished (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (28-21) - (Key vote)

Title: National Popular Vote Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

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

Highlights:
-Requires the chief election official of each state to appoint electors in association with the national popular vote winner (Sec. 2). -Specifies that this Act will be effective once the number of States that have passed the agreement in the same form cumulatively posses a majority of the electoral votes (Sec. 2). -Authorizes any state to withdraw from the agreement, provided that if the state withdraws within 6 months of a presidential election, the withdrawal shall not be effective until after the election (Sec. 2). -Repeals the agreement if the electoral college is abolished (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: National Popular Vote Act

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