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POL 115 Week 5 Electoral College Simulation Exercise Worksheet
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POL 115 Week 5 Electoral College Simulation Exercise Worksheet

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Electoral College Simulation Exercise

Please review the following chart which contains the Electoral College votes assigned to each state and the District of Columbia, and the popular vote results for each state and the District of Columbia in a simulated American presidential election.  Based on information contained in the chart determine the following

  1. The total popular vote won by Candidate A and Candidate B in the election
  2. Which presidential candidate, A or B, won the Electoral College vote for each state and the District of Columbia, and how many total Electoral College votes did Candidate A and Candidate B receive?. Assume for this simulation that all 50 states and the District of Columbia award their Electoral College votes on a “winner-take-all” basis
Name of State Number of Electoral College Votes assigned to state Popular vote for Candidate A cast in the state Popular Vote for Candidate B cast in the state Which Candidate, A or B, won the state’s Electoral College vote?
Alabama 9 1,159,245 749,948  
Alaska 3 195,227 112,878  
Arizona 11 1,089,449 975,674  
Arkansas 6 554,724 478,912  
California 55 5,976,048 6,350,244  
Colorado 9 1,076,124 1,055,465  
Connecticut 7 714,368 824,202  
Delaware 3 184,348 190,229  
District of Columbia 3 90,108 125,978  
Florida 29 4,129,997 3,784,259  
Georgia 16 1,740,776 1,508,254  
Hawaii 4 200,454 224,728  
Idaho 4 376,989 245,774  
Illinois 20 2,529,427 2,615,226  
Indiana 11 1,257,070 1,148,334  
Iowa 6 740,291 752,882  
Kansas 6 645,822 512,678  
Kentucky 8 997,244 878,421  
Louisiana 8 1,002,124 924,855  
Maine 4 332,427 368,399  
Maryland 10 1,029,278 1,257,722  
Massachusetts 11 1,284,589 1,596,331  
Michigan 16 2,414,777 2,391,872  
Minnesota 10 1,346,676 1,431,624  
Mississippi 6 649,442 502,292  
Missouri 10 1,245,978 1,440,356  
Montana 3 259,129 174,434  
Nebraska 5 499,927 276,321  
Nevada 6 398,727 412,012  
New Hampshire 4 340,492 332,638  
New Jersey 14 1,792,442 1,874,209  
New Mexico 5 369,284 370,544  
New York 29 3,688,421 3,828,477  
North Carolina 15 1,745,228 1,628,476  
North Dakota 3 197,245 110,289  
Ohio 18 2,829,687 2,777,421  
Oklahoma 7 845,779 624,552  
Oregon 7 901,244 904,100  
Pennsylvania 20 2,797,494 2,840,542  
Rhode Island 4 200,440 210,402  
South Carolina 9 850,050 714,846  
South Dakota 3 230,727 154,786  
Tennessee 11 1,242,797 1,096,385  
Texas 38 3,789,459 3,598,334  
Utah 6 500,450 401,290  
Vermont 3 122,774 182,104  
Virginia 13 1,547,994 1,607,747  
Washington 12 1,390,224 1,420,462  
West Virginia 5 364,449 367,429  
Wisconsin 10 1,492,421 1,477,202  
Wyoming 3 130,757 100,527  

 

 

 

Total Number of Electoral College Votes won by Candidate A: _________

 

Total Number of Electoral College Votes won by Candidate B: _________

 

Total Popular Votes won by Candidate A: _________________________

 

Total Popular Votes won by Candidate B: _________________________

 

 

 

 

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  • POL 115 Week 5 Electoral College Simulation Exercise Worksheet
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    POL 115 Week 5 Electoral College Simulation Exercise Worksheet Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Electoral College Simulation Exercise Worksheet. Submit your assignment using the Assignment Files tab. Electoral College Simulation Exercise Please review the following chart w

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