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2012-05-30 15:24:16
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Nebraska and Maine are the only states that allow their votes to be split. All the other states and DC use the winner takes all system.

(In Maine and Nebraska, only 2 electoral votes go to the candidate with the most popular votes of each state. Each additional electoral vote goes to the candidate with the most popular votes in each congressional district.)


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They can if their legislature votes to split their votes. Maine and Nebraska currently allow their vote to be split.

Electoral votes split based on vote-ratio in Maine and Nebraska. The other 48 states have an all-or-nothing policy.

That is what the election is for this November. The voters cast their votes and the candidate with the most votes in a states gets that state's electoral votes.(Two states, Nebraska and Maine split their votes by Congressional district with two votes going to the over-all leader. )

Nebraska has 5 votes, same as in 2008. (Nebraska is one of two states that can split its votes.)

In the 1896 presidential election California electors split their vote giving 8 electoral votes to McKinley and 1 to Bryan. Kentucky electors split their vote giving 12 electoral votes to McKinley and 1 to Bryan.

Yes, in most states. Maine and Nebraska split their votes by congressional district.

Electoral votes are based on the state's population. This is why states with a lot of land can have fewer electoral votes than smaller states.

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 can lose the other 39 states and District of Columbia and still win the election.

Those two States are not Winner Take All Statesand their Electoral Votes may be split between voting districts as was the case for Nebraska in the 2008 Presidential Election.

No states share electoral votes. Each state has at least 3 or more.

In 1860: Lincoln carried 17 states for 180 electoral votes. In 1864: Lincoln carried 22 states and won 212 electoral votes.

Pennsylvania casts its electoral votes in the U.S. Electoral College on a winner-take-all basis. The winner of the popular election in Pennsylvania gets all of Pennsylvania's electoral votes.

Guam does not have any electoral votes. The 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia are the only ones that cast electoral votes for the President of the United States.

No states share electoral votes. Each state has at least 3 or more.

states can break up thier electoral votes

the candidate who receives the most popular votes in a state is credited with all that states electoral votes

There are seven states that have 3 electoral votes. (see related questions)

Some states have more electoral votes because they are larger and have a larger population. The larger number of population must be represented by a larger number of electoral votes.

California: 8 votes for McKinley; 1 vote for Bryan Kentucky: 12 votes for McKinley; 1 vote for Bryan

McCain won electoral votes from the United States.

The electoral system favors smaller states by providing them with the same number of electoral votes as larger states. These states have a smaller population yet get the same recognition and consideration when the electoral votes are counted.

It depends on the state. Most have a winner-take-all approach, where whoever wins gets all the electoral votes. A few states can split their electoral votes, depending on who wins in each district.

Because they both have so many electoral votes. Ohio has 18 electoral votes. Florida has 29 electoral votes.

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