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New Jersey Electoral Votes
How many electoral votes does New Jersey have?

The electoral votes from New Jersey 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.

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

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

Like every other state, New Jersey has 2 Senators. Furthermore, New Jersey currently has 12 congressional districts. Thus, New Jersey has a total of 14 Representatives in Washington, D.C.

Therefore, the answer to the question "How many electoral votes does New Jersey have?" is 14.

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