36 Legislative Chambers in 23 States Have Now Passed National Popular Vote Bill

‘The National Popular Vote bill will take effect when enacted into law by states possessing 270 electoral votes (a majority of the 538 electoral votes).

It has been enacted into law in 14 states [April 2019] possessing 172 electoral votes (CA, CT, DC, HI, IL, MA, MD, NJ, NY, RI, VT, WA). The bill will take effect when enacted by states possessing an additional 98 electoral votes.

The bill has passed at least one legislative chamber in 11 states possessing an additional 89 electoral votes. Specifically, the bill has passed both legislative chambers (but in different years) in 2 states with 14 electoral votes (CO, NM), and it has passed one legislative chamber in 9 states possessing 75 electoral votes (AR, AZ, DE, ME, MI, NC, NV, OK, OR). It has been unanimously approved at the committee level in 2 states possessing 27 electoral votes (GA, MO). The National Popular Vote bill has been introduced in various years in all 50 states.

The bill has now passed a total of 36 state legislative chambers in 23 states:’