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

Patrick J. Leahy received 192.2k (61.3 %) votes, beating Scott Milne who gained 103.6k (33.1 %) by 88.6k votes in Vermont.

Scott Milne won 91 counties out of the 260 counties that make up Vermont. The record shows that Patrick J. Leahy won 169 counties.

During the 2016 general elections, over 314k total number of votes were cast. Cris Ericson got 9,156 (9k) over Jerry Trudell 5,223 (5k). He won the popular vote by 9,156 (9k). His victory in the State of Vermont (with 9,156 votes) represents 50.0% of his popular vote victory.

Top 15 Counties in General Elections

All Candidates (Senate General Elections)

These 15 counties play an important role in these Primary elections. If a candidate, can get a sizable majority in the largest counties (CHITTENDEN, WASHINGTON and WINDSOR), 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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Patrick J. Leahy

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Scott Milne

CHITTENDEN, WASHINGTON and WINDSOR, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Patrick J. Leahy, giving him a 60k vote advantage.