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Pennsylvania Electoral Votes
How many electoral votes does Pennsylvania have?

The electoral votes from Pennsylvania 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.

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

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

Like every other state, Pennsylvania has 2 Senators. Furthermore, Pennsylvania currently has 18 congressional districts. Thus, Pennsylvania has a total of 20 Representatives in Washington, D.C.

Therefore, the answer to the question "How many electoral votes does Pennsylvania have?" is 20.

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