National Popular Vote


The National Popular Vote bill, LD 1578, has officially become law, and Maine will join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact. NPV guarantees the presidency to the winner who secures the most votes. It’s nonpartisan and works within the electoral college. NPV goes into effect when states representing 270 electoral college votes sign on to the agreement. After today, the bill has been enacted into law in 17 states and Washington D.C. possessing 209 electoral votes. Only 61 more electoral votes to go!