A head to head comparison of the Texas 2016 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Donald Trump received 4,685,047 (52%) votes beating Hillary Clinton who gained 3,877,868 (43%) by a massive 807,179 votes in Texas.
Donald Trump won 227 counties out of the counties that make up Texas. The record shows that Hillary Clinton won 27 counties.
2016 TX Primary Election vs Presidential General Elections Counties Won
Presidential General Election
In the Primary, Ted Cruz 214 counties while Clinton, Sanders and Trump won 35 counties, 3 counties and 2 counties respectively in a 4-way match up. However, in the General Election, Donald Trump won 227 counties and Hillary Clinton won 27 counties.
2016 TX Presidential Primary vs Presidential General Elections w.r.t % Votes and Total Votes Won
On a head to head count with the total votes between in Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump between the primary and general, % vote shift difference is 10% decrease for Hillary Clinton and a 10% increase for Donald Trump. These percentages are represented by a vote increment of 2,942,606 for Clinton and 3,927,429 for Trump at the Presidential General Elections.
Clinton's Popular Vote Victory Contributed by Texas at the 2016 General Elections
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). Trump's win in the State of Texas was as a result of a 4,685,047 vote margin represents 6.9% of his popular vote. The remaining 49 states contributed to his remaining 58,299,358 popular votes.
Top 15 Counties in Primary Elections vs General Elections
All Candidates (Primary Elections)
All Candidates (General Elections)
Primary vs General
These 15 counties play an important role in these primary elections. If a candidate, can get a sizable majority(like Hillary Clinton) in the biggest county, it becomes very difficult to win majorities in the smaller counties with out voter out reach and increased voter participation in them.
Top 15 Counties Comparison in Primary Elections vs General Elections
Donald Trump won in Tarrant, Montgomery, Colin, Denton with over 800k votes. Although Hillary Clinton won in some counties, her margin of victory was not high enough, making Donald Trump gain an upper hand in the State of Texas.