Mississippi

In January 2019, Representative Earle S. Banks introduced the National Popular Vote bill (status of HB 450) in the Missississippi House of Representatives.

On January 8, 2018, Representative Earle S. Banks introduced the National Popular Vote bill (HB 657) in the Missississippi House of Representatives. The bill died in committee.

A survey of 800 Mississippi voters conducted on December 21-22, 2008 showed 74% overall support for a national popular vote for President. By political affiliation, support for a national popular vote was 79% for a national popular vote among Democrats, 75% among Republicans, and 75% among Others. By age, support for a national popular vote was 81% among 18-29 year olds, 79% among 30-45 year olds, 75% among 46-65 year olds, and 76% for those older than 65. By gender, support for a national popular vote was 82% among women and 71% among men. By race, support for a national popular vote was 80% among whites (representing 61% of respondents), 72% among African Americans (representing 36% of respondents), and 60% among Others (representing 3% of respondents). The survey had a margin of error of plus or minus 3 1/2%.