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Virginia Electoral Votes
How many electoral votes does Virginia have?

The electoral votes from Virginia 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.

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

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

Like every other state, Virginia has 2 Senators. Furthermore, Virginia currently has 11 congressional districts. Thus, Virginia has a total of 13 Representatives in Washington, D.C.

Therefore, the answer to the question "How many electoral votes does Virginia have?" is 13.

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