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Official Title as Introduced

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to abolish the electoral college and to provide for the direct election of the President and Vice President of the United States.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
01/05/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date All Actions
01/11/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
01/05/2017Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/05/2017Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E24-25)
Action By: House of Representatives
01/05/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (5)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5]* 01/05/2017
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] 01/30/2017
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] 01/30/2017
Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2] 02/01/2017
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] 02/01/2017

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Judiciary01/05/2017 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution and Civil Justice01/11/2017 Referred to

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Subjects (4)

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Introduced in House (01/05/2017)

Constitutional Amendment

This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment requiring the President and Vice President to be elected directly by the people of the states and the District of Columbia.