Ohio

In January 2017, Representatives David Leland, Dan Ramos, Emilia Strong Sykes, Greta Johnson, Stephanie D. Howse, Debbie Phillips, Kent Smith, Nickie J. Antonio, Janine R. Boyd introduced the National Popular Vote bill (Status of HB626).   Representatives Dan Ramos and David Leland also introduced HB25 (Status of HB25). 

A survey of 800 Ohio voters conducted on December 21-22, 2008 showed 70% overall support for a national popular vote for President. By political affiliation, support for a national popular vote was 81% for a national popular vote among Democrats, 65% among Republicans, and 61% among Others. By age, support for a national popular vote was 73% among 18-29 year olds, 60% among 30-45 year olds, 67% among 46-65 year olds, and 78% for those older than 65. By gender, support for a national popular vote was 84% among women and 54% among men. By race, support for a national popular vote was 72% among whites (representing 85% of respondents), 62% among African Americans (representing 11% of respondents), 75% among Hispanics (representing 1% of respondents), and 61% among Others (representing 3% of respondents). The survey had a margin of error of plus or minus 3 1/2%.