Delegate Count by State

A delegate is a person who is elected to represent other people. Delegates are intended to speak and act on behalf of the people who elected them, so that those people do not have to spend time speaking and acting for themselves, regarding political policy and its implementation in action. 

The most common type of delegates are the members of the House of Representatives. These are elected officials who are determined by a state’s total population. The greater a state’s population, the more delegates they will have. However, all states must at least have one delegate in the House of Representatives, no matter how small their total population is. 

A Senator is another type of delegate. Like members of the House of Representatives, Senators are elected officials who serve in the Senate of Congress. There are always two Senators per state, regardless of population size, and members of the Senate serve six year terms while members of the House of Representatives serve two year terms. 

Delegates at the Democratic and Republican National Conventions are elected to support the presidential candidate whom they represent, during election years. However, they do not have to vote for the candidate they’ve been pledged to, though they should vote to “reflect the sentiments of those who elected them.” 

To learn more about the number of delegates by state, scroll the charts. 

Number of Delegates by State

Alabama

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102

#22 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

7

#23 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

9

#22 in the US

Alaska

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

15

#50 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

1

#45 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

3

#44 in the US

Arizona

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

124

#17 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

9

#14 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

11

#14 in the US

Arkansas

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71

#31 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

4

#30 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

6

#30 in the US

California

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

587

#1 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

52

#1 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

55

#1 in the US

Colorado

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104

#21 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

8

#18 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

9

#23 in the US

Connecticut

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88

#27 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

5

#28 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

7

#27 in the US

Delaware

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

37

#47 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

1

#46 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

3

#45 in the US

Florida

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

341

#3 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

28

#3 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

29

#3 in the US

Georgia

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

181

#9 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

14

#8 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

16

#8 in the US

Hawaii

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

24

#49 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

2

#38 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

4

#39 in the US

Idaho

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

52

#38 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

2

#39 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

4

#40 in the US

Illinois

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

222

#6 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

17

#5 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

20

#5 in the US

Indiana

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

140

#12 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

9

#15 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

11

#15 in the US

Iowa

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81

#28 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

4

#31 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

6

#31 in the US

Kansas

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51

#39 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

4

#32 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

6

#32 in the US

Kentucky

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

100

#23 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

6

#25 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

8

#25 in the US

Louisiana

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

100

#24 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

6

#26 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

8

#26 in the US

Maine

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

46

#40 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

2

#40 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

4

#41 in the US

Maryland

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

134

#14 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

8

#19 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

10

#18 in the US

Massachusetts

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

132

#15 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

9

#16 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

11

#16 in the US

Michigan

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198

#8 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

13

#10 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

16

#9 in the US

Minnesota

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

114

#20 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

8

#20 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

10

#19 in the US

Mississippi

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

76

#30 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

4

#33 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

6

#33 in the US

Missouri

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

122

#18 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

8

#21 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

10

#20 in the US

Montana

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

46

#41 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

2

#41 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

3

#47 in the US

Nebraska

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

65

#33 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

3

#36 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

5

#36 in the US

Nevada

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61

#35 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

4

#34 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

6

#34 in the US

New Hampshire

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

46

#42 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

2

#42 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

4

#42 in the US

New Jersey

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

175

#11 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

12

#11 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

14

#11 in the US

New Mexico

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

56

#36 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

3

#37 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

5

#37 in the US

New York

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

274

#4 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

26

#4 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

29

#4 in the US

North Carolina

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181

#10 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

14

#9 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

15

#10 in the US

North Dakota

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

43

#45 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

1

#47 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

3

#48 in the US

Ohio

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

218

#7 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

15

#7 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

18

#7 in the US

Oklahoma

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

80

#29 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

5

#29 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

7

#28 in the US

Oregon

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89

#26 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

6

#27 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

7

#29 in the US

Pennsylvania

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

274

#5 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

17

#6 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

20

#6 in the US

Rhode Island

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

45

#43 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

2

#43 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

4

#43 in the US

South Carolina

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

54

#37 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

7

#24 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

9

#24 in the US

South Dakota

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

45

#44 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

1

#48 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

3

#49 in the US

Tennessee

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

122

#19 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

9

#17 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

11

#17 in the US

Texas

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

383

#2 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

38

#2 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

38

#2 in the US

Utah

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

69

#32 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

4

#35 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

6

#35 in the US

Vermont

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

33

#48 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

1

#49 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

3

#50 in the US

Virginia

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

99

#25 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

11

#12 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

13

#12 in the US

Washington

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

132

#16 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

10

#13 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

12

#13 in the US

West Virginia

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

63

#34 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

2

#44 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

5

#38 in the US

Wisconsin

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

136

#13 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

8

#22 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

10

#21 in the US

Wyoming

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NUMBER OF DELEGATEShelp

43

#46 in the US

US REPRESENTATIVEShelp

1

#50 in the US

ELECTORAL VOTEShelp

3

#51 in the US