HB 1299 - National Popular Vote Act - Colorado Key Vote


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Title: National Popular Vote Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that includes the state of Colorado in an agreement among various states to award their electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote in a presidential election.


-Requires the chief election official of each state to appoint electors in association with the national popular vote winner (Sec. 1). -Specifies that this Act will be effective once the number of states that have passed the agreement in the same form cumulatively posses a majority of the electoral votes (Sec. 1). -Authorizes states to withdraw from the agreement, provided that if a state withdraws within 6 months of a presidential election, the withdrawal shall not be effective until after the election (Sec. 1). -Repeals the agreement if the Electoral College is abolished (Sec. 1).