Delaware and Colorado have joined the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, with New Mexico likely to follow soon. It's about being part of The Resistance. Hopefully legislators considering NPV in other states will remember that what matters most is having rules that actually work and that voters can rely on. NPV is not such a set of rules.
Every four years, the Electoral College pushes campaigns and political parties to "expand the map," to reach out and build a broader coalition. This is good for both our diversity and our unity as a nation.
The constitutional, state-by-state presidential election process keeps elections decentralized. That means Presidents have less power over presidential elections, and also less credibility to claim they personify the popular will.