Status of National Popular Vote Bill in Each State

Alaska   Alabama  Arkansas  Arizona  California  Colorado  Connecticut  DC  Delaware   Florida  Georgia  Hawaii  Iowa  Idaho  Illinois  Indiana  Kansas  Kentucky  Louisiana  Massachusetts  Maryland  Maine  Michigan  Minnesota  Missouri  Mississippi  Montana  North Carolina  North Dakota  Nebraska  New Hampshire  New Jersey  New Mexico  Nevada  New York  Ohio  Oklahoma  Oregon  Pennsylvania  Rhode Island  South Carolina  South Dakota  Tennessee  Texas  Utah  Virginia  Vermont  Washington  Wisconsin  West Virginia  Wyoming

The National Popular Vote bill has now passed a total of 35 state legislative chambers in 23 states.  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 11 states possessing 165 electoral votes (CA, DC, HI, IL, MA, MD, NJ, NY, RI, VT, WA).  The bill will take effect when enacted by states possessing an additional 105 electoral votes.

The bill has passed one legislative chamber in 10 states possessing 82 electoral votes (AR, AZ, CT, DE, ME, MI, NC, NV, OK, OR), and has passed both legislative chambers (but in different years) in two states with 14 electoral votes (CO, NM). It has been unanimously approved at the committee level in two states possessing 27 electoral votes (GA, MO).  The National Popular Vote bill has been introduced in various years in all 50 states.  

    On the map below, each square represents one electoral vote (out of 538).

    • Green indicates that the National Popular Vote bill has been enacted into law
    • Orange indicates passage by one legislative chamber
    • Yellow indicates passage by both legislative chambers (but in different years, and hence not enacted)
    • Blue indicates a hearing by at least one legislative committee
    • Gray indicates no hearing. 

    Alaska

    Alabama

    Arkansas - Passed House in 2007 and 2009

    Arizona - Passed House in 2016

    California - Enacted into law

    Colorado - Passed Senate in 2006 and 2007 and House in 2009 (but not enacted) 

    Connecticut - Passed House in 2009

    District of Columbia - Enacted into law

    Delaware - Passed House in 2009 and 2011

    Florida

    Georgia - Unanimously approved by House committee in 2016

    Hawaii - Enacted into law

    Iowa

    Idaho

    Illinois - Enacted into law

    Indiana

    Kansas

    Kentucky

    Louisiana

    Massachusetts - Enacted into law

    Maryland - Enacted into law

    Maine - Passed Maine Senate in 2008

    Michigan - Passed House in 2008

    Minnesota

    Missouri - Unanimously approved by House committee in 2016

    Mississippi

    Montana

    North Carolina - Passed Senate in 2007

    North Dakota

    Nebraska

    New Hampshire

    New Jersey - Enacted into law

    New Mexico - Passed House in 2009.  Passed Senate in 2017.

    Nevada - Passed Assembly in 2009

    New York - Enacted into law

    Ohio

    Oklahoma - Passed Senate in 2015

    Oregon - Passed House in 2009, 2013, and 2015

    Pennsylvania

    Rhode Island - Enacted into law

    South Carolina

    South Dakota

    Tennessee

    Texas

    Utah

    Virginia

    Vermont - Enacted into law

    Washington - Enacted into law

    Wisconsin

    West Virginia

    Wyoming