6 How the Electoral College Works The people in each state
7 How Many Electoral Votes Does Each State Get? Remember, the number of electors from each state is based on the state’s representation in Congress. For example, the most populous state, __________, has 55 electors. The least populous states—Alaska, Delaware, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, and _____________—have three electors each.The map below shows how many electoral votes each state has.