Politics

Massachusetts may join effort to bypass Electoral College

The [Massachusetts] state Legislature is poised to give final approval this week to a new law intended to bypass the Electoral College system and ensure that the winner of the presidential election is determined by the national popular vote.

Both the House and Senate have approved the National Popular Vote bill. Final enactment votes are needed in both chambers, however, before the bill goes to the governor’s desk, the Globe reported last week.

Full story: Mass. may join effort to bypass Electoral College – Local News Updates – MetroDesk – The Boston Globe