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Rhode Island Electoral Votes
How many electoral votes does Rhode Island have?

The electoral votes from Rhode Island 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.

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

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

Like every other state, Rhode Island has 2 Senators. Furthermore, Rhode Island currently has 2 congressional districts. Thus, Rhode Island has a total of 4 Representatives in Washington, D.C.

Therefore, the answer to the question "How many electoral votes does Rhode Island have?" is 4.

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