H.J.Res. 36 (112th): 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.

Introduced:

Feb 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jesse Jackson Jr.

Representative for Illinois's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2011
Length: 2 pages

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Feb 14, 2011
 
Introduced

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