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Jerry Brown: California's Gov Signs Bill Giving State's Electoral Votes To National Popular Vote Winner


First Posted: 08/09/11 02:38 PM ET Updated: 10/09/11 06:12 AM ET

Could the electoral college become obsolete in 2012? It's not likely, but that's not stopping some states from trying.

In California, Governor Jerry Brown has signed a new bill which aims to allot all of the state's 55 electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote. California is now the eighth state to approve such legislation.

But some critics are questioning whether the bill is constitutional.

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