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North Carolina Electoral Votes
How many electoral votes does North Carolina have?

The electoral votes from North Carolina 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.

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

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

Like every other state, North Carolina has 2 Senators. Furthermore, North Carolina currently has 13 congressional districts. Thus, North Carolina has a total of 15 Representatives in Washington, D.C.

Therefore, the answer to the question "How many electoral votes does North Carolina have?" is 15.

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