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.


April 17th 2009
In our view, April 17: Equal Voting

Editorial in the Columbian in favor of the national popular vote plan, which is likely to be passed into law soon in the state of Washington.

February 5th 2009
Push continues to defeat Electoral College
Associated Press

Associated Press wire story on National Popular Vote moving in Vermont features FairVote analysis

January 20th 2009
Initiative could make elections more fair
The Columbia Tribune

Missouri ally of the National Popular Vote plan writes oped in local paper.

January 10th 2009
Abolish the Electoral College
Sarasota Herald Tribune

Editorial strongly in favor of a national popular vote for president via constitutional amendment or the 'compelling' National Popular Vote plan.

December 22nd 2008
Time to eliminate Electoral College?

Editorial supports a national popular vote for president, citing FairVote's research.

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