# How many electoral votes does the dist of columbia have?

Three electoral votes.

### How many states can a candidate lose and still win the election?

When referring to the Electoral College and Presidential elections, a candidate can win by taking: California (55 electoral votes) Texas (28 electoral votes) Florida (29 electoral votes) New York (29 electoral votes) Illinois (20 electoral votes) Pennsylvania (20 electoral votes) Ohio (18 electoral votes) Georgia (16 electoral votes) Michigan (16 electoral votes) New Jersey (15 electoral votes) Virginia (14 electoral votes) - a total of 11 states for 270 electoral votes which means a candidate…

### What determines how many votes a state gets in the Electoral College?

Electoral votes in the Electoral College determine the President of the United States. Every state and DC are awarded a certain number of electoral votes with which to elect the President. Each state has electoral votes equal to the total of the 2 representative the state has in the U.S. Senate plus the number of representative the state has in the House of Representatives. The District of Columbia gets 3 electoral votes.

### How many total votes are available at the electoral college?

Each state has electoral votes equal to the total of the 2 representative the state has in the U.S. Senate plus the number of representative the state has in the U.S. House of Representatives. The District of Columbia gets 3 electoral votes. Therefore, the total number of electoral votes is 538 - 100 (senators) + 435 (representatives) +3 (for DC).

### How many election votes are in the electoral college?

Each state has electoral votes equal to the total of the 2 representative the state has in the U.S. Senate plus the number of representative the state has in the U.S. House of Representatives. The District of Columbia gets 3 electoral votes. Therefore, the total number of electoral votes is 538 - 100 (senators) + 435 (representatives) +3 (for DC).

### What is the formula that detemines how many electoral votes a state will get?

Each state has electoral votes equal to the total of the 2 representative the state has in the U.S. Senate plus the number of representative the state has in the U.S. House of Representatives. The District of Columbia gets 3 electoral votes. Therefore, the total number of electoral votes is 538 - 100 (senators) + 435 (representatives) +3 (for DC).

### How many states have Nixon electoral votes?

Incumbent President Richard Nixon won reelection in the 1972 presidential election defeating George McGovern. In the 1972 presidential election Richard Nixon received 520 electoral votes and George McGovern received 17 electoral votes. The popular vote totals were Nixon 47,169,911 and McGovern 29,170,383. McGovern won 14 electoral votes from Massachusetts and 3 electoral votes from District of Columbia.

### What determines how many electoral votes each state gets?

### How many electoral votes are availiable in a presidential election?

The total number of electors in the Electoral College is equal to the number of Representatives and Senators, plus three for the District of Columbia, for a total of 538, distributed among States as equal to the number Representatives and Senators representing each State and the District of Columbia. 270 electoral votes win a Presidential election.

### How many votes are needed to win in the Electoral College?

A candidate needs 270 electoral votes to win the Presidency. This represents a majority -- one more than half -- of the current 538 electoral votes cast. (535 for the states and 3 by the District of Columbia) (A tie vote of 269 for each of two candidates is possible. If no candidate receives a majority of the electoral votes, the election is sent to the House of Representatives.)

### How many electoral votes are there know for the whole US?

Each state has electoral votes equal to the total of the 2 representative the state has in the U.S. Senate plus the number of representative the state has in the House of Representatives. Since every state has two senators and at least one representative to the House, every state has at least 3 electoral votes. The District of Columbia gets 3 electoral votes. Therefore, the total number of electoral votes is 538 - 100 (senators)…