Ask your Nevada state legislators to pass the National Popular Vote bill
There will be a public hearing on the National Popular Vote bill (status of AB186) on Tuesday February 26 at 4:00 PM. You can attend and speak at this hearing before the Assembly Committee on Legislative Operations and Elections either
- In person in Carson City in room 3142 at 401 South Carson Street. Map
- Via video-conferencing from Las Vegas at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building, 555 East Washington Avenue. Map
On March 21, 2017, the Assembly Legislative Operations and Elections Committee held hearings on the National Popular Vote bill (status of AB 274).
Popular vote bill draws big crowd to Legislature by Noah Jennings of Elko Daily Free Press
Bill to elect president by national popular vote heard in Nevada Legislature by Geoff Dornan of Nevada Appeal
Some in Nevada Legislature want popular vote to determine presidency by By Sean Whaley of Las Vegas Review-Journal
National Popular Vote Makes Another Push in Nevada by Riley Synder of the Nevada Independent
On March 9, 2017, Assemblymembers Nelson Araujo, Amber Joiner, Steve Yeager, Olivia Diaz, Jason Frierson, Shannon Bilbray-Axelrod, Richard Carrillo, Ozzie Fumo, Sandra Jauregui, William McCurdy, Brittney Miller, Daniele Monroe-Moreno, James Ohrenschall and Senators Kelvin Atkinson, Patricia Spearman, Mark Manendo introduced the National Popular Vote bill (status of AB 274). Las Vegas Review-Journal article.
On April 21, 2009, the Nevada Assembly passed the National Popular Vote bill (AB 413).
A survey of 800 Nevada voters conducted on December 21-22, 2008 showed 72% overall support for a national popular vote for President. By political affiliation, support for a national popular vote was 80% for a national popular vote among Democrats, 66% among Republicans, and 68% among Others. By age, support for a national popular vote was 75% among 18-29 year olds, 61% among 30-45 year olds, 76% among 46-65 year olds, and 73% for those older than 65. By gender, support for a national popular vote was 80% among women and 63% among men. By race, support for a national popular vote was 73% among whites (representing 74% of respondents), 51% among African Americans (representing 8% of respondents), 80% among Hispanics (representing 14% of respondents), and 64% among Others (representing 4% of respondents). The survey had a margin of error of plus or minus 3 1/2%.