How many electors does each state have?

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Question: How many electors does each state have?

Answer: The number of electors each state varies. The Constitution gives each state a number of electoral votes equal to the number of representatives and senators it has. Therefore, every state has at least three electoral votes because even the smallest states have one representative and two senators. Every ten years after the completion of the census, the number of representatives is reapportioned to mirror the changes in population from state to state.

Currently, the state with the largest number of electoral votes is California with 55.

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