A head to head comparison of the Vermont 2016 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Hillary Clinton received 178,573 (57%) votes beating Donald Trump who gained 95,369 (30%) by a massive 83,204 votes in Vermont.
Hillary Clinton won 13 counties out of the counties that make up Vermont. The record shows that Donald Trump won 1 county.
2016 VT Primary Election vs Presidential General Elections Counties Won
Presidential General Election
Although the Primary was tight, General Elections saw Hillary Clinton winning 13 counties while Donald Trump won only 1 county.
2016 VT 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 17.3% decrease for Donald Trump and a 17.3% increase for Hillary Clinton. These percentages are represented by a vote increment of 160,218 for Clinton and 75,401 for Trump at the Presidential General Elections.
Clinton's Popular Vote Victory Contributed by California 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). She won the popular vote by 2,865,566 (2.8 Million). Although Trump did not win in the State of Vermont, his 95,369 vote margin represents 0.2% of his popular vote. The remaining 49 states contributed to his remaining 62,889,306 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
Hillary Clinton won in Chittenden, Washington, Windsor and Windham with over 100k votes. Although Donald Trump won in some counties, her margin of victory was not high enough, making Hillary Clinton gain an upper hand in the State of Vermont.
Related References: 2016 Vermont Primary Election Story, 2020 Vermont Primary Election Story