Quick Answer: How Many Electoral Votes Do California Have??

Distribution of Electoral Votes

State Number of Electoral Votes
Alaska 3
Arizona 11
Arkansas 6
California 55

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Why does California have 55 electoral votes?

In nearly every state, the candidate who gets the most votes wins the “electoral votes” for that state, and gets that number of voters (or “electors”) in the “Electoral College.” For California, this means we get 55 votes (2 senators and 53 members of the House of Representatives) — the most of any state.

How many votes did Trump get in California?

Statewide results

Party Candidate Votes
Democratic Hillary Clinton 8,753,788
Republican Donald Trump 4,483,810
Libertarian Gary Johnson 478,500
Green Jill Stein 278,657

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How many electoral votes does a state get?

The Electoral College consists of 538 electors. A majority of 270 electoral votes is required to elect the President. Your state’s entitled allotment of electors equals the number of members in its Congressional delegation: one for each member in the House of Representatives plus two for your Senators.

What are the 11 states with the most electoral votes?

The six states with the most electors are California (55), Texas (38), New York (29), Florida (29), Illinois (20), and Pennsylvania (20). The seven least populous states—Alaska, Delaware, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, and Wyoming—have three electors each.

Which states voted for Donald Trump?

2016 United States presidential election

Nominee Donald Trump Hillary Clinton
Party Republican Democratic
Home state New York New York
Running mate Mike Pence Tim Kaine
Electoral vote 304 227

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