State Legislation

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On April 25, 2012, the Committee on House and Governmental Affairs approved the National Popular Vote bill (HB 1095). The bill was sponsored by Speaker Pro Tempore Walt Leger, III, of Orleans Parish. However, the bill was rejected on the House floor.

On May 25, 2011, The House and Governmental Affairs Committee approved the National Popular Vote bill (HB 388).

On April 15, 2011, Representative Nickie Monica (R) introduced the National Popular Vote bill (HB 388) in the Louisiana House of Representatives along with Representatives Noble E. Ellington (R) and Joe Harrison (R). Senator Joe McPherson (D) introduced the bill (SB 126) in the Senate.

In 2006, the National Popular Vote bill (HB 927) was sponsored by State Representative Juan LaFonta. On May 10, The Louisiana House and Governmental Affairs Committee approved the bill. The Committee's action followed testimony in Baton Rouge by former congressman John Buchanan (the first Republican to represent Birmingham, Alabama in Congress), State Representative LaFonta, and National Popular Vote President Barry Fadem.

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