Distribution of Electoral Votes
|State||Number of Electoral Votes|
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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?
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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|
|Home state||New York||New York|
|Running mate||Mike Pence||Tim Kaine|
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