U.S. Electoral College Weighting (2024)
Weights of the Fifty States in the Electoral College System
Below is an arrangement of bars showcasing each state of America based on their total Electoral Vote weight in a given presidential election. The states are listed as most valuable to least in terms of the Electoral Vote with California, Texas, and New York leading the way. Bars are color-coded based on party leaning with Democrat-leaning states in Blue, Republican-leaning states as Red, and swing states/battleground states/split vote states (Maine, Nebraska) in striped Blue-Red.
There are a total of 50 states plus the District of Columbia (D.C.) resulting in 538 total Electoral Votes with 270 needed to win the election. State bars are clickable to historical details.
NOTE: Electoral College values below have been updated to reflect the 2020 census results. Texas (R) gained 2 votes while Colorado (D), Florida (R), Montana (R), North Carolina (Swing), and Oregon (D) each gained one. States losing one vote were California (D), Illinois (D), Michigan (D), New York (D), Ohio (Swing), Pennsylvania (Swing), and West Virginia (R).