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How does Indiana determine how many electoral votes each candidate will get?


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2012-10-16 00:45:24
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Each elector gets one vote

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Indiana cast its 11 electoral votes for Donald Trump in the 2016 election.

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Donald Trump received 11 electoral votes, receiving 1,557,286 votes to Hillary Clinton's 1,033,126 votes, winning Indiana.

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In 2008: Barack Obama received 11 electoral votes from Indiana by receiving 1,374,039 votes to John McCain's 1,345,648 votes, a very close contest.In 2012: Barack Obama received 0 electoral votes from Indiana losing the 11 electoral votes to Mitt Romney whom received 1,410,821 votes to Obama's 1,136,973 votes.

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