A head to head comparison of the Arkansas 2016 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
John Boozman received 662k (59.8 %) votes, beating Conner Eldridge who gained 400.6k (36.2 %) by 261.4k votes in Arkansas.
Conner Eldridge won 10 counties out of the 75 counties that make up Arkansas. The record shows that John Boozman won 65 counties.
During the 2016 general elections, over 1M total number of votes were cast. Conner Eldridge got 400,602 (401k) over Frank Gilbert 43,866 (44k). He won the popular vote by 400,602 (401k). His victory in the State of Arkansas (with 400,602 votes) represents 50.0% of his popular vote victory.
Top 15 Counties in General Elections
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These 15 counties play an important role in these Primary elections. If a candidate, can get a sizable majority in the largest counties (Pulaski, Benton and Washington), it becomes very difficult to win majorities in the smaller counties without voter outreach and increased voter participation in them.
Top 15 Counties Comparison in General Elections
Pulaski, Benton and Washington, three of the larger counties voted in favor of John Boozman, giving him a 20k vote advantage.