A head to head comparison of the Florida 2016 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Marco Rubio received 4.8M (52.0 %) votes, beating Patrick Murphy who gained 4.1M (44.3 %) by 713.1k votes in Florida.
Patrick Murphy won 9 counties out of the 67 counties that make up Florida. The record shows that Marco Rubio won 58 counties.
During the 2016 general elections, over 9M total number of votes were cast. Basil Dalack got 22,236 (22k) over Bruce Nathan 52,451 (52k). He won the popular vote by 22,236 (22k). His victory in the State of Florida (with 22,236 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 (Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Hillsborough), 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
Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Patrick Murphy, giving him a 411k vote advantage.