Ask the Editors: The Electoral College
How many votes in the electoral college does Virginia have?
The number of votes a state has in the electoral college is based on the total number of senators and the number of representatives assigned to that state.
Virginia had 2 senators and 11 representatives in 2010, which meant it had 13 electoral college votes in the 2008 presidential election.
Here is a link to a chart showing each state's total number of votes in the college during the 2008 presidential election.
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