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  Sisolak vetoes bill that would pledge Nevada's support to winner of national popular vote, reject Electoral College
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Last EditedRP  May 30, 2019 12:43pm
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CategoryProposed Legislation
AuthorMichelle Rindels & Riley Snyder
News DateThursday, May 30, 2019 05:05:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionGov. Steve Sisolak has issued his first veto out of the 2019 legislative session, rejecting a proposal that would have pledged Nevada’s six electoral votes to the winner of the popular vote for the presidency.

AB186, sponsored by the late Democratic Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson, proved a divisive one in the Legislature that elicited some of the closest votes in the session. Proponents argued that it would ensure every vote counted equally, while opponents said they feared it would diminish the relevance of Nevada and other small states.
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