Legislative Fact Sheet - Faithful Presidential Electors Act

Act Faithful Presidential Electors Act
Origin Completed by the Uniform Law Commission in 2010.
Description The Uniform Faithful Presidential Electors Act provides a statutory remedy in the event a state presidential elector fails to vote in accordance with the voters of his or her state. The Act has a state-administered pledge of faithfulness, with any attempt by an elector to submit a vote in violation of that pledge, effectively constituting resignation from the office of elector. The Act provides a mechanism for filling a vacancy created for that reason or any other.

Approved by the American Bar Association

Enactments Indiana, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada
2018 Introductions
Staff Liaison(s) Katie Robinson