State Legislation

On January 30, 2019 SB42 and referred to Senate Ethics Committee.

As of January 14th, 2019 no bill has been prefiled in Georgia Assembly.  The session convenes January 14th, 2019 and we will watch for bill filings during the session.

The 2017 bill never received a hearing and died in committee.

On January 25, 2017 SB64 was referred to Senate Ethics Committee.

In January 2017, Senators Steve Henson, Horacena Tate, Gloria Butler, Valencia Seay, Harold Jones, and Elena Parent introduced the National Popular Vote bill (Status of SB64).

On February 11, 2016, Georgia Senate President Pro Tempore David Shafer (R) and Minority Leader Steve Henson (D), and others introduced the National Popular Vote bill in the Georgia Senate (SB 376).

In February 2016, Georgia state Representatives Earl Ehrhart (R), Minority Leader Stacey Abrams (D), and others introduced the National Popular Vote bill in the Georgia House of Representatives (HB 929).

Rep. Earl Ehrhart (R)
Rep. Stacey Abrams (D)

 

On February 1, 2009, Representatives Stephanie Benfield, Karla Drenner, Tyrone Brooks, Randal Mangham, and Alisha Morgan introduced the National Popular Vote bill into the House (HB 408). Senators Nan Orrock, Gail Buckner, Vincent Fort, Gloria Butler, and Valencia Seay introduced the bill into the Senate (SB 134).

On March 1, 2007, Representatives Bob Holmes, Stephanie Benfield, Margaret Kaiser, Hugh Floyd, Alisha Morgan, and Howard Mosby have introduced the National Popular Vote bill in Georgia (HB 630) (Status of HB 630). Atlanta Journal article Tom Crawford column in Covington News

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