A head to head comparison of the Louisiana 2016 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
John Kennedy received 536.2k (60.7 %) votes, beating Foster Campbell who gained 347.8k (39.3 %) by 188.4k votes in Louisiana.
Foster Campbell won 9 counties out of the 64 counties that make up Louisiana. The record shows that John Kennedy won 55 counties.
During the 2016 general elections, over 884k total number of votes were cast. Foster Campbell got 347,813 (348k) over John Kennedy 536,204 (536k). He won the popular vote by 347,813 (348k). His victory in the State of Louisiana (with 347,813 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 (East Baton Rouge, Jefferson and St. Tammany), 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
Orleans, East Baton Rouge and Jefferson, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Foster Campbell, giving him a 5k vote advantage.