A head to head comparison of the Nebraska 2016 General Election gives an idea of the breakdown of the voters.
Donald Trump received 495,961 (59%) votes beating Hillary Clinton who gained 284,494 (34%) by 211,467 votes in Nebraska.
Donald Trump won 91 counties whereas Hillary Clinton won 2 counties in the total of the 93 counties in the state of Nebraska.
2016 Nebraska (NE) Primary vs. General Elections Counties Won
Presidential General Election
In the Primary, Trump won all 93 counties of the state of Nebraska. Clinton won nothing.
2016 Nebraska (NE) Primary vs. General Elections with regards to Percentage (%) votes and Total Votes Won
On a head to head count with the total votes between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in the Primary and General Elections, percentage (%) vote shift difference is a 26% increment for Hillary Clinton in the Presidential Elections as opposed to a 26% decrease for Hillary Clinton. These margins are represented as 374,674 vote increment for Donald Trump and 270,154 vote increment for Hillary Clinton at the General Elections.
2016 General Election Hillary Clinton Popular Vote Count Contributed by Nebraska (NE)
Presidential Primary Elections
Presidential General Elections
During the 2016 General elections, over 146,434,269 total number of votes were cast. Hillary Clinton got 65,849,971 (65.8 Million) over Donald Trump's 62,984,405 (62.9 Million). She won the popular vote by 2,865,566 (2.8 Million). Even though she lost to Trump at the Nebraska, her votes represents 0,3% of her popular vote victory. The remaining 49 states contributed to her the remaining 99,7% popular votes victory.
Top 15 Counties in Primary vs. General
All Candidates (Primary Elections)
All Candidates (General Elections)
These 15 counties play an important role in these Primary elections. If a candidate, can get a sizable majority in the larger counties (Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy), it becomes very difficult to win majorities in the smaller counties without voter outreach and increased voter participation in them.
Top 15 Vote Comparisons in Primary vs. General Elections
Douglas, Lancaster, two of the larger counties voted in favor of Clinton, giving her over 175k vote advantage. Sarpy, another larger countye voted in favor of Trump giving him a 23k voter advantage in that county. However, Trump's steady win in the more dense counties contributed to the 211k marginal vote advantage that helped him gain an upper hand in the State of Nebraska.