Electoral Votes by State: Changes Resulting from the 1980 Census

This report presents a chart and a U.S. map describing the electoral votes by state and the changes resulted from the 1980 census.

Congressional Research Service The Library of Congress Washington, D.C. 20540 Joseph B. Gorman Analyst in American National Government Covernment Division October 15, 1982 ELECTOUL VOTES BY STATE: State Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Kassachuset t s Michigan E l e c t o r a l vote 1972, 1976, 1 9 8 0 CHANGES RESULTIBG FROM THE 1980 CENSUS E l e c t o r a l vote 1984, 1988 Zncreaseldecrease r e s u l t i n g from 1980 c e n s u s ELECTORAL VOTES BY STATE: State Minne so t a Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New J e r s e y New Mexico New York North C a r o l i n a North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode I s l a n d South C a r o l i n a South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah CHANGES RESULTIKG FROM THE 1980 CENSUS--Continued E l e c t o r a l vote 1972, 1976, 1980 E l e c t o r a l vote 1984, 1988 Increase/decrease r e s u l t i n g from 1980 c e n s u s ELECTORAL VOTES BY STATE: State CHANGES RESULTING FROM THE 1980 CENSUS--Continued Electoral vote Electoral vote 1972, 1976, 1980 1984, 1988 Increase/decrease resulting from 1980 census 3 3 12 12 --- Washington 9 10 +1 West Virginia 6 6 -- 11 11 -- 3 3 -- Vermont Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Distict of Columbia Total