The National Popular Vote law instructs each state’s electors to vote for the Presidential candidate who captures the most votes in the entire United States.
As of June 1, 2020, National Popular Vote legislation, which does not require a constitutional amendment, has been signed into law by governors of both parties in 15 states and the District of Columbia, representing 196 or 73% of the votes necessary to implement this legislation. When states representing 270 electoral votes (the number needed to elect the President) have passed the law, it will go into effect. Once in effect, it will guarantee the Presidency to the candidate who receives the most popular votes throughout all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The bill would ensure that every vote will be equal throughout the U.S., regardless of where you live, and that every vote, in every state, will matter in every presidential election.