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Kentucky Electoral Votes
How many electoral votes does Kentucky have?

The electoral votes from Kentucky and the other states are used to elect a President and Vice President every four years. Whichever Presidential candidate gets the majority of the electoral votes becomes the President.

Kentucky is given one electoral vote for each Kentucky congressional district, in addition to one electoral vote for each of the two Kentucky Senators. In other words, the number of electoral votes Kentucky has depends on how many Representatives Kentucky has in Washington, D.C.

The number of Senators Kentucky has does not change, but the number of Kentucky congressional districts is based on the last census.

Like every other state, Kentucky has 2 Senators. Furthermore, Kentucky currently has 6 congressional districts. Thus, Kentucky has a total of 8 Representatives in Washington, D.C.

Therefore, the answer to the question "How many electoral votes does Kentucky have?" is 8.

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