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How many electoral votes does our state have today?
According to the US Electoral College Web site, Idaho has four electoral votes. Read more, below.
Each state has a number of electoral votes (electors) equal to the number of Senators and Representatives that particular state is entitled to have in Congress. If a state is …entitled to have 10 Representatives and 2 Senators, it gets 12 electoral votes. See Article 2, Section 2 of the US Constitution.
It has nine electoral college votes.
there are 538 one allocated for each Senate and House member and executed by the state or district
The following quantities are applicable to the elections of 2012, 2016, and 2020: California - 55 Texas - 38 New York - 29 Florida - 29 Illinois - 20… Pennsylvania - 20 Ohio - 18 Michigan - 16 Georgia - 16 North Carolina - 15 New Jersey - 14 Virginia - 13 Washington - 12 Massachusetts - 11 Indiana - 11 Arizona - 11 Tennessee - 11 Missouri - 10 Maryland - 10 Wisconsin - 10 Minnesota - 10 Colorado - 9 Alabama - 9 South Carolina - 9 Louisiana - 8 Kentucky - 8 Oregon - 7 Oklahoma - 7 Connecticut - 7 Iowa - 6 Mississippi - 6 Arkansas - 6 Kansas - 6 Utah - 6 Nevada - 6 New Mexico - 5 West Virginia - 5 Nebraska - 5 Idaho - 4 Hawaii - 4 Maine - 4 New Hampshire - 4 Rhode Island - 4 Montana - 3 Delaware - 3 South Dakota - 3 Alaska - 3 North Dakota - 3 Vermont - 3 Wyoming - 3 District Of Columbia - 3 total - 538 mean - 10.5 median - 8 mode - 3 Note: The top 11 states have a controlling majority (270 votes). Note: If Puerto Rico is granted statehood (which they officially requested on December 11, 2012) before the 2020 election, the numbers above will remain the same, and Puerto Rico will likely have 7 electoral votes. That would make the total 545 and the median 7.5. Then, assuming that Congress continues to follow the 1929 Apportionment Act, the number of voting members in the House would be brought back down to 435 with the next reapportionment, bringing the total number of electoral votes down to 540 (435 + 102 + 3). The electoral votes is the total number of congressmen and senators that state has. Check the link below for a full list of states, with the number of electoral votes each state has. The list includes the number of votes for 2008, before the 2010 census, and the list of votes after the census. You will see some changes based on census results. For example, Pennsylvania went from 21 electoral votes in 2008 to 20 votes in 2012.
Hawaii, Idaho, Maine, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.
each state has a different number of electoral votes. This depends on population and amount of representatives in the congress / senate. For example NY has 29 electoral votes…, while California has 55 or Ohio has 20.
The total number of electoral votes is fixed at 538, which is the sum of the number of Senators (100) and Representatives (435), plus three for the District of Columbia (3). … Each state's electoral votes is calculated by adding their number of Senators (always 2) to their number of Congressmen in the US House of Representatives (at least one). The minimum number of votes is three; the current maximum is 55 (California). Congressional Districts (representatives) for the US House of Representatives are apportioned to the states based on the size of each state's population as a percentage of the total US population, using the most recent census count. The District of Columbia is an exception because it is federal territory (not a state), has no Senators and only one non-voting Representative in the House, but is still allowed the minimum three electoral votes.
Each state is awarded the same number of electors as its total of senators ( always two) and its number of Congressmen ( determined by the state's population) When people may …think they are voting for a president, they are actually voting to choose that state's electors. The candidates for electors are chosen by their parties and pledge in advance to vote for their party's nominee. Most state have a winner-take-all system-- the party with the most votes elects all of its electors and they all vote the same way in the electoral college. Two states split their electors according to the split of the votes.
Washington (state) has 12 electoral votes.
32 (assuming no vacancies)
The number varies between states. It is based on the number of representatives that state has. Each political party has the same number of electoral members.