Oregon

On February 1, 2017, Representative Brian Clem introduced the National Popular Vote bill in the House (Status of HB2731).

On May 18, 2015, the Oregon House of Representatives passed the National Popular Vote bill for the third time.  The bill was passed by a bipartisan 37–21 margin (HB 3475) (status of HB 3475).  The bill died in the Senate, without a hearing, for the third time.

Sponsor Rep. John Davis (R) of Wilsonville speaks during House debate in May 2015

In 2015, a majority of Oregon Senators (16 of 30) sponsored the National Popular Vote bill.  The Senate sponsors were spread over two bills, namely SB680 (status of SB 680) and the House bill (status of HB 3475). The 16 sponsoring senators were Senators Bates, Monroe, Boquist, Burdick, Dembrow, Edwards, Gelser, Hansell, Hass, Monnes Anderson, Prozanski, Riley, Rosenbaum, Shields, Steiner Hayward, and Thomsen.  

On April 18, 2013, the Oregon House of Representatives passed the National Popular Vote bill for the second time (HB3077). The bill was passed by a bipartisan 38-21 margin.  The bill died in the Senate without a hearing. 

  • Oregonian op-ed by former Chief Justice Paul DeMuniz favoring the National Popular Vote bill.
Rep. Chris Garrett debates bill on House floor on April 18, 2013
Phil Barnhart (D) debating bill on April 18, 2013

On April 15, 2013, the Rules Committee on the Oregon House of Representatives approved the National Popular Vote bill (HB3077) by a 6–1 vote.

On March 20, 2013, the Rules Committee on the Oregon House of Representatives held a hearing on the National Popular Vote bill (HB3077).

In February 2013, the National Popular Vote bill was introduced in the Oregon House of Representatives (HB3077). The bill was sponsored by Representatives Greg Matthews, CarolynTomei; Representatives Jules Bailey, Jeff Barker, Phil Barnhart, Brent Barton, Vicki Berger, Deborah Boone, Peter Buckley, Brian Clem, Michael Dembrow, Margaret Doherty, Shemia Fagan, Chris Garrett, David Gomberg, Chris Gorsek, Mitch Greenlick, Chris Harker, Paul Holvey, Val Hoyle, John Huffman, Alissa Keny-Guyer, Betty Komp, John Lively, Andy Olson, Tobias Read, Jeff Reardon, Greg Smith, Sherrie Sprenger, Jim Thompson, Jessica Vega Pederson, Jennifer Williamson.

In addition, in February 2013, the National Popular Vote bill was introduced in the Oregon Senate (SB 624). The bill was sponsored by Senators Alan C. Bates, Brian Boquist, Ginny Burdick, Jackie Dingfelder, Chris Edwards, Mark Hass, Laurie Monnes Anderson, Rod Monroe, Floyd Prozanski, Arnie Roblan, Diane Rosenbaum, Chip Shields, Elizabeth Steiner Hayward.

In February 2011, the National Popular Vote bill was introduced in the Oregon legislature (HB 3517). The bill was sponsored by Representatives Vicki Berger, Ben Cannon, and Dave Hunt as well as Representatives Jules K. Bailey, Jeff Barker, Phil Barnhart, E. Terry Beyer, Deborah Boone, Peter Buckley, Brian L. Clem, Michael E. Dembrow, Margaret Doherty, Chris Garrett, Mitch Greenlick, Chris Harker, John Huffman, Betty Komp, Greg Matthews, Mary Nolan, Tobias Read, Greg Smith, Jim Thompson, and Carolyn Tomei. The bill was also sponsored by Senators Alan C. Bates, Brian Boquist, Chris Edwards, Mark Hass, Rod Monroe, Diane Rosenbaum, Chip Shields, and Chris Telfer.

On March 12, 2009, the Oregon House of Representatives passed the National Popular Vote bill (HB 2588) by a bipartisan 39-19 margin.  The bill died in the Senate without a hearing. 

In February 2009, the National Popular Vote bill was introduced in the Oregon Senate (SB 885). The bill was also introduced into the House of Representatives (HB 3517).

On February 20, 2009, the Rules Committee of the Oregon House of Representatives held a public hearing on the National Popular Vote bill (HB 2588). Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown submitted a letter in support.

On February 6, 2009, the National Popular Vote bill (HB 2588) was introduced by Representatives Ben Canon, Tim Freeman, and Dave Hunt and co-sponsored by Representatives Jules Bailey, Jeff Barker, Phil Barnhart, Vicki Berger, Scott Bruun, Peter Buckley, Kevin Cameron, Michael Dembrow, Chris Edwards, David Edwards, Larry Gallizio, Bill Garrard, Chris Garrett, Vic Gilliam, Chris Harker, Nick Kahl, Betty Komp, Greg Matthews, Tobias Read, Chip Shields, Greg Smith, Jefferson Smith, Jim Thompson, and Carolyn Tomei. The bill (SB 732) was introduced in the Oregon Senate by Senator Bill Morrisette and Rod Monroe, and also by Senators Brian Boquist, Diane Rosenbaum, and Vicki Walker.

A survey of 800 Oregon voters conducted on December 16-17, 2008 showed 76% overall support for a national popular vote for President. Support was 82% among Democrats, 70% among Republicans, and 72% among independents. Oregon poll

In 2007, the Committee on Elections, Ethics, and Rules introduced the National Popular Vote bill (HB 3325) (Status of HB 3325) as a "committee bill." Coos Bay World article