Endorsers of the NPV Plan

Formal endorsements of the National Popular Vote Plan as of March 2009 include the following. Web-based versions of these endorsements can be found via the links provided.

  • Asian American Action Fund
    • AAA-Fund's endorsement of National Popular Vote (NPV) [link]
  • [ Common Cause ]
    • Common Cause and several of its state branches have been active partners from the news conference announcing the plan in February 2006.
    • At its 2008 annual convention in Cincinnati, Ohio, the NAACP adopted a resolution in support of the proposition of a national popular vote for president in general and the National Popular Vote plan in  particular. It won final approval of the NAACP board on October 17, 2008. [resolution (PDF 54 Kb)]
  • National Black Caucus of State Legislators
    • In December 2006, This resolution [resolution (PDF 37 Kb)] was unanimously adopted by the Judiciary Committee of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) at its annual meeting in Jackson, Mississippi . It was adopted by acclamation on the floor.
  • National Latino Congreso
  • Sierra Club
    • In February, 2009, Sierra Club published its formal endorsement of NPV [resolution]
  • U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG)

The following organizations have also established support for a national popular vote plan:

  • Defenders of Wildlife
  • Public Citizen

For a listing of state legislators and other individuals backing the National Popular Vote Plan, see its webpage at www.nationalpopularvote.com.


December 15th 2008
Group Works To Weaken Electoral College Process

National Public Radio's 'All Things Considered,' -- News story featuring comments from FairVote's Rob Richie.

December 14th 2008
It's Time to Junk the Electoral College
Wall Street Journal

Commentary by Jonathan Soros in favor of the National Popular Vote Plan.

December 13th 2008
Exam day at the Electoral College, missing concepts and statehouse follies
Buffalo News

According to the electoral research group FairVote, 98 percent of presidential or vice presidential candidate events were held in just 15 states, and 57 percent were held in the pivotal states of Ohio, Florida, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

November 30th 2008
Ensure that every vote counts
Times Union

National Popular Vote's John Koza comments on low voter turnout in safe states during the 2008 Presidential election, despite record-breaking turnout levels in key battleground states.

November 19th 2008
Flunking the Electoral College

New York Times editorial speaks out strongly against the Electoral College and favors the National Popular Vote movement.

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