The electoral votes from Ohio 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.|
Ohio is given one electoral vote for each Ohio congressional
district, in addition to one electoral vote for each of the two
Ohio Senators. In other words, the number of electoral votes
Ohio has depends on how many Representatives Ohio has in
The number of Senators Ohio has does not change, but the number of
Ohio congressional districts is based on the last census.
Like every other state, Ohio has 2 Senators. Furthermore, Ohio
currently has 16 congressional districts. Thus, Ohio has a total of
18 Representatives in Washington, D.C.
Therefore, the answer to the question "How many electoral votes does Ohio have?" is 18.