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

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

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

Like every other state, New Mexico has 2 Senators. Furthermore, New Mexico currently has 3 congressional districts. Thus, New Mexico has a total of 5 Representatives in Washington, D.C.

Therefore, the answer to the question "How many electoral votes does New Mexico have?" is 5.

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