Michigan

April 28, 2018 editorial in Detroit News entitled "Reconsider How We Elect Presidents."

On December 11, 2008, the Michigan House of Representatives passed the National Popular Vote bill (HB 6610) by a 65-36 margin.

A survey of 800 Michigan voters conducted on December 2-3, 2008 showed 73% overall support for a national popular vote for President.  Support was 73% among independents, 78% among Democrats, and 68% among Republicans.  By age, support was 77% among 18-29 year olds, 67% among 30-45 year olds, 74% among 46-65 year olds, and 75% for those older than 65.  By gender, support was 86% among women and 59% among men.  By race, support was 75% among whites (representing 82% of respondents), 64% among African-Americans (representing 14% of respondents), 64% among Hispanics (representing 2% of respondents), and 69% among Others (representing 2% of respondents).  Based on whether the respondent or someone in the respondent's household is a member of a labor union, support was 77% for union households and 72% for non-union households.  The survey had a margin of error of plus or minus 3 1/2%.