- Send emails to your Michigan legislators asking them to pass National Popular Vote (HB 5343)
- Send a letter-to-editor to Michigan newspapers
- National Popular Vote’s Facebook page
- National Popular Vote’s Twitter page
On June 6, 2023, he Michigan House Elections Committee approved the National Popular Vote bill (status of HB4156, status of HB4440).
National popular vote winner would get Michigan electoral votes under bills (Crain's Detroit Business)
Michigan House Elections Committee meeting on June 6, 2023
On March 2, 2023, Representative Carrie Rheingans introduced the National Popular Vote bill in the Michigan House of Representatives (status of HB4156) along with Representatives Penelope Tsernoglou, Matt Koleszar, Samantha Steckloff, Dylan Wegela, Erin Byrnes, Noah Arbit, Natalie Price, Laurie Pohutsky, Regina Weiss, Jasper Martus, Sharon MacDonell, Emily Dievendorf, Ranjeev Puri, Tyrone Carter, Phil Skaggs, Rachel Hood, Jimmie Wilson Jr., Veronica Paiz, Helena Scott, Julie Brixie, Jason Hoskins, Reggie Miller, Stephanie Young, Kristian Grant, Felicia Brabec, Kara Hope,Mike McFall, Brenda Carter, Donavan McKinney, Amos O'Neal, Joey Andrews, Alabas Farhat, Karen Whitsett, and Abraham Aiyash.
On March 2, 2023, Senator Stephanie Chang introduced the bill in the Senate (status of SB126) along with Senators Jeff Irwin, Mallory McMorrow, Rosemary Bayer, Erika Geiss, Sylvia A. Santana, Sam Singh, Sean McCann, Sue Shink, and John Cherry.
- Nolan Finley column in Detroit News - Michigan to weigh switch to national popular vote
- MLIVE article Michigan lawmakers restart bipartisan effort to enact National Popular Vote
On September 27, 2021, the Yes On National Popular Vote campaign announced that it was considering an initiative petition to enact the National Popular Vote legislation in Michigan at the November 2022 or 2024 election. In October, the Michigan Board of Canvassers approved wording for a petition. However, the signature-gathering process was never started.
- Detroit Free Press article - "Dem, GOP heavyweights launch ballot drive to decide presidency by popular vote"
- Detroit News article - "Campaign launching in Michigan to pick president by popular vote"
- Associated Press - "Ballot drive would join Michigan with national popular vote pact"
- Video of press conference
- One-page description of Yes On National Popular Vote campaign
A majority of Republican state senators and a majority of Democratic state senators sponsored the National Popular Vote bill in the Michigan Senate on September 5, 2018 (SB1117). The bill was sponsored by a bipartisan group of 25 of the 38 Michigan senators, including 15 Republicans and 10 Democrats. The sponsors were Senators Dave Hildenbrand, Mike Green, Kenneth Horn, Darwin Booher, Goeff Hansen, Rick Jones, Jim Stamas, Mike Shirkey, Peter MacGregor, Phillip Pavlov, Jim Ananich, Mike Kowall, Steven Bieda, Curtis Hertel, Jack Brandenburg, James Marleau, Wayne Schmidt, David Knezek , Ian Conyers, Rebekah Warren, Morris Hood, Hoon-Yung Hopgood, Vincent Gregory, Coleman Young II, and Judy Emmons.
On September 6, 2018, the Senate Committee on Elections and Government Reform held a hearing on the National Popular Vote bill (SB1117).
- Detroit News editorial "Michigan should pass National Popular Vote"
- CBS TV news story entitled "Lawmakers look to increase Michigan influence in presidential elections"
- Rick Albin report on WOOD TV
- Testimony of Hillsdale College Prof. Gary Wolfram
- Testimony of former ALEC national chair and California state Senator Ray Haynes
- Testimony of Vermont State Senator Christopher Pearson
- Op-ed in Detroit News by Saul Anuzis
- MIRS article on hearings (see pages 11-13)
- Former Congressman John Conyers op-ed in Detroit Free Press
- Former Republican National Committee Chair Michael Steele and Former Michigan GOP Chair Saul Anuzis op-ed in Politico
Senator Dave Hildenbrand (R), main Senate sponsor of the National Popular Vote bill, testifiying before Senate committee on September 6, 2018
Hillsdale College Professor Gary Wolfram testifying before Senate committee on September 6, 2018 in favor of the National Popular Vote bill
Vermont State Senator Chris Pearson and former ALEC national chair Ray Haynes testifying before Senate committee on September 6, 2018 in favor of the National Popular Vote bill
Pat Rosenstiel testifying before Senate committee on September 6, 2018 in favor of the National Popular Vote bill
On September 5, 2018, the National Popular Vote bill was introduced in the Michigan House of Representatives (HB6323) by a bipartisan group of 16 Representatives, including 14 Republicans and two Democrats. The sponsors were Representatives Tim Kelly, Steve Marino, Edward Canfield, Julie Alexander, Jim Lilly, Jason Wentworth, Jason Sheppard, Aaron Miller, Daire Rendon, Joseph Bellino, Tom Cochran, Rob VerHeulen, Eric Leutheuser, David Maturen, Triston Cole, and Vanessa Guerra.
On September 6, 2018, the House Elections and Ethics Committee held a hearing on the National Popular Vote bill (HB6323). Representative Tim Kelly, main sponsor of HB6323 spoke first and presented the bill to the committee (photo not available).
Hillsdale College Professor Gary Wolfram testifying before House committee on September 6, 2018 in favor of the National Popular Vote bill
Vermont State Senator Chris Pearson testifying before House committee on September 6, 2018 in favor of the National Popular Vote bill
Former ALEC national chair and California state Senator Ray Haynes testifying before House committee on September 6, 2018 in favor of the National Popular Vote bill
Pat Rosenstiel testifying before House committee on September 6, 2018 in favor of the National Popular Vote bill
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%.