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California had 45 electoral votes in the election of 1980. In the elections of 1992, 1996, and 2000, California had 54 electoral votes. In the election of 2004, the electoral vote count was raised to 55 (lots of people living there).

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shouldn't it be based on amount of people not politicans?...Way this is set up only Democrates can win. People keep leaving California for less expensive states.
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California had 47 electoral votes in 1988 and 54 electoral votes in 1992.

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How manny electoral votes does California have?

California has 55 electoral votes.

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