A head to head comparison of the Indiana 2016 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Todd Young received 1.4M (52.1 %) votes, beating Evan Bayh who gained 1.2M (42.4 %) by 265k votes in Indiana.
Evan Bayh won 8 counties out of the 92 counties that make up Indiana. The record shows that Todd Young won 84 counties.
During the 2016 general elections, over 3M total number of votes were cast. Evan Bayh got 1,158,947 (1M) over Lucy Brenton 149,481 (149k). He won the popular vote by 1,158,947 (1M). His victory in the State of Indiana (with 1,158,947 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 (Marion, Hamilton and Allen), 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
Marion, Lake and Allen, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Evan Bayh, giving him a 92k vote advantage.