National Popular Vote Keeps Moving
Less than two years after its official launch, the National Popular Vote campaign is still moving along steadily.
So far the bill has racked up more than 390 legislative sponsors nationwide, and has passed 12 chambers. On Thursday, December 13, the NPV bill passed the New Jersey Assembly.
Supporters are hopeful that many more states will join Maryland in 2009 to move America toward a national popular vote.
2008 Election Update! Signature gatherers for a plan to divide California's electoral votes by congressional district have reported the proposal will not appear on the ballot this June. FairVote issued a scathing report of the plan, Fuzzy Math, discrediting the congressional district method even if used in all fifty states.
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