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# What determines delegates per state?

## What determines delegates per state?

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Every State is allocated a number of votes equal to the number of senators and representatives in its U.S. Congressional delegation—two votes for its senators in the U.S. Senate plus a number of votes equal to the number of its Congressional districts.

## What method do most states use to select delegates to the national conventions?

Today, in 48 states, individuals participate in primaries or caucuses to elect delegates who support their presidential candidate of choice. At national party conventions, the presidential contender with the most state delegate votes wins the party nomination.

How many delegates come from states?

Each state would be equally represented in the Senate, with two delegates, while representation in the House of Representatives would be based upon population.

### How does each state calculate the electoral College value?

The formula for determining the number of votes for each state is simple: each state gets two votes for its two US Senators, and then one more additional vote for each member it has in the House of Representatives.

### Which group of States has the most electoral votes?

Currently, there are 538 electors, based on 435 representatives, 100 senators from the fifty states and three electors from Washington, D.C. The six states with the most electors are California (54), Texas (40), Florida (30), New York (28), Illinois (19), and Pennsylvania (19).

What are the four types of delegation?

Types of Delegation of Authority

• General or Specific Delegation. It is based on the job assigned.
• Formal or Informal Delegation. It is based on the process of giving authority.
• Top to bottom or bottom to top Delegation. It is based on the hierarchy.
• Lateral Delegation. It requires a group or team to work in parallel.

#### What are the three major flaws of the electoral college system?

Three criticisms of the College are made: It is “undemocratic;” It permits the election of a candidate who does not win the most votes; and. Its winner-takes-all approach cancels the votes of the losing candidates in each state.

#### What decides the number of electoral votes a state has in the Electoral College?

The total number of electors is 538. Each state is assigned a number of electors equal to its two Senate seats plus the number of seats in the House of Representatives. Per the 23rd Amendment, the District of Columbia is allotted three electoral votes.