H.J.Res. 36 (110th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to abolish the Electoral College and provide for the direct election of the President and Vice President by the popular vote of all citizens of the United States regardless of place of residence.
Feb 13, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on February 13, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jesse Jackson Jr.
Representative for Illinois's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2007
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- 2/13/2007--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Provides for the direct popular election of the President and the Vice President.(Abolishes the Electoral College.)
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