A head to head comparison of the Connecticut 2016 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Richard Blumenthal received 1M (63.2 %) votes, beating Dan Carter who gained 552.6k (34.6 %) by 456.1k votes in Connecticut.
Dan Carter won 17 counties out of the 177 counties that make up Connecticut. The record shows that Richard Blumenthal won 160 counties.
During the 2016 general elections, over 2M total number of votes were cast. Dan Carter got 552,621 (553k) over Jeffery Russell 16,713 (17k). He won the popular vote by 552,621 (553k). His victory in the State of Connecticut (with 552,621 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 (HARTFORD, FAIRFIELD and NEW HAVEN), 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
HARTFORD, FAIRFIELD and NEW HAVEN, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Richard Blumenthal, giving him a 364k vote advantage.