On February 17, 2008, a hearing was held on the National Popular Vote bill in Wisconsin (AB 751) in the House Committee on Elections and Campaign Reform.

A survey of 800 Wisconsin state voters conducted on December 12-14, 2008 showed 71% overall support in Wisconsin for a national popular vote for President. Support was 81% among Democrats, 67% among independents, and 63% among Republicans. By age, support was 68% among 18-29 year olds, 62% among 30-45 year olds, 72% among 46-65 year olds, and 76% for those older than 65. By gender, support was 80% among women and 61% among men. By race, support was 72% among whites (representing 89% of respondents), 64% among African-Americans (representing 5% of respondents), and 58% among Others (representing 5% of respondents). The survey had a margin of error of plus or minus 3 1/2%.