National Popular Vote Interstate Compact
The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact would guarantee the presidency to the candidate who receives the most popular votes across all fifty states. States signing on agree to cast all of their electoral votes for the candidate who wins the national popular vote.
The National Popular Vote Compact will take effect when bills joining the compact have been passed into law in states with electoral votes totaling the number of electoral votes needed to win the presidency (270).
States with a total of 196 electoral votes have already passed the necessary legislation: California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington.
The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact will take effect when states with 74 more electoral have passed the necessary legislation. There are 18 states with the initiative with a total of 157 electoral votes that could sign on: Alaska (3), Arizona (11), Arkansas (6), Florida (29), Idaho (4), Illinois (20), Maine (4), Michigan (16), Missouri (10), Montana (3), Nebraska (5), Nevada (6), North Dakota (3), Ohio (18), Oklahoma (7), South Dakota (3), Utah (6), and Wyoming (3).