A head to head comparison of the Nevada 2016 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.

Catherine Cortez Masto received 522k (47.1 %) votes, beating Joe Heck who gained 495.1k (44.7 %) by 26.9k votes in Nevada.

Catherine Cortez Masto won 1 counties out of the 17 counties that make up Nevada. The record shows that Joe Heck won 16 counties.

During the 2016 general elections, over 1M total number of votes were cast. Catherine Cortez Masto got 521,994 (522k) over Jarrod Williams 6,888 (7k). He won the popular vote by 521,994 (522k). His victory in the State of Nevada (with 521,994 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 (Clark, Washoe and Carson City), 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

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Catherine Cortez Masto

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Joe Heck

Clark, Washoe and Carson City, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Catherine Cortez Masto, giving him a 73k vote advantage.