The National Popular Vote bill

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The National Popular Vote bill

would guarantee

the Presidency to the candidate

who receives the most popular votes

in all 50 states

and

the District of Columbia.

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First things first.

We need to dump The Twelfth Amendment

(Amendment XII)

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to the Constitution

that allows Congress to vote,

no matter how you the voters,

Vote!

O.K.

First,

we need to impeach

the two presidents

and

the vice-president

now flaunting

around

the Whitehouse.

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Explanation

It has been enacted into law in

11 states with 165 electoral votes

(CA, DC, HI, IL, MA, MD, NJ, NY, RI, VT, WA).

It will take effect when enacted by states with 105 more electoral votes.

It has passed at least one house

in 12 additional states

with 96 electoral votes

(AR, AZ, CO, CT, DE, ME, MI, NC, NM, NV, OK, OR)

and been approved unanimously by committee votes in two additional states

with 27 electoral votes

(GA, MO).

Most recently, the bill was passed by a 40–16 vote in the Republican-controlled Arizona House, 28–18

in Republican-controlled Oklahoma Senate,

57–4

in Republican-controlled New York Senate,

37–21

in Democratic-controlled Oregon House,

and

26-16

in the New Mexico Senate.

Map showing status in states

STATUS:

AK  AL  AR  AZ  CA  CO  CT  DC  DE  FL  GA  HI  IA  ID  IL  IN  KS  KY  LA  MA  MD  ME  MI  MN  MO  MS  MT  NC  ND  NE  NH  NJ  NM  NV  NY  OH  OK  OR  PA  RI  SC  SD  TN  TX  UT  VA  VT  WA  WI  WV  WY

The National Popular Vote bill Florida

In January 2017,

Representative Joe Geller introduced the National Popular Vote bill in the House

(Status of HB311).

Sen. Darryl Rouson introduced the bill in the Senate

(Status of SB242)

On January, 2011,

Senator Anthony C. “Tony” Hill, Sr.

introduced the National Popular Vote bill

(SB 440)

in the Florida State Senate.

A survey of 800 Florida voters conducted on January 9-10, 2009 showed 78% overall support for a national popular vote for President. By political affiliation, support for a national popular vote was 88% among Democrats, 68% among Republicans, and 76% among others. By gender, support for a national popular vote was 88% among women and 69% among men. By age, support for a national popular vote was 79% among 18-29 year olds, 78% among 30-45 year olds, 76% among 46-65 year olds, and 80% for those older than 65. By race, support for a national popular vote was 80% among whites (representing 70% of respondents), 69% among African Americans (representing 13% of respondents), 79% among Hispanics (representing 13% of respondents), and 72% among others (representing 4% of respondents). The survey had a margin of error of plus or minus 3 1/2%.

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