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Lowe Government 7.8 B
How many representatives are from each district?
1 per district
Each state has 2
The winner must earn just over 50% (50%=1 vote)
Whats the smallest number of electoral votes per state?
3 electoral votes (1 district + 2 senators)
When the citizens of a state vote
The number of representatives in the country
The number of electoral votes in the U.S
538 (100 senators + 435 representatives + 3 electoral votes from Washington D.C)
The winner needs to earn more votes than the other candidates
How many votes are needed to win an election?
If a state has 15 electoral votes how many districts are there?
13 districts (15 - 2 senators)
1 representative per;
How many people per district?
There are aproximately the same number of people in each district.
What amendment abolished slavery?
The 13th amendment: abolished slavery
What amendment gave anyone (male) the right to vote?
The 15th ( xv ) amendment gave anyone the right to vote no matter their race, religion, etc...
What amendment banned poll taxes, literacy tests etc?
The 24th ( xxiv ) amendment banned obstructions to voting
What amendment gave women the right to vote?
The 19th (xix) amendment gave women the right to vote
What amendment lowered the national voting age to 18?
The ( xxvi ) amendment lowered the national voting age to 18