A head to head comparison of the Alabama 2018 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Kay Ivey received 1.02M (59.55 %) votes, beating Walt Maddox who gained 694.5k (40.45 %) by 327.96k votes in Alabama.
Walt Maddox won 14 counties out of the 67 counties that make up Alabama. The record shows that Kay Ivey won 53 counties.
During the 2018 general elections, over 2M total number of votes were cast. Kay Ivey got 1,022,457 (1M) over Walt Maddox 694,495 (694k). He won the popular vote by 1,022,457 (1M). His victory in the State of Alabama (with 1,022,457 votes) represents 50.0% of his popular vote victory.
Top 15 Counties in General Elections
All Candidates (Gubernatorial 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 (Jefferson, Jefferson and Jefferson), 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
Jefferson, Jefferson and Jefferson, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Walt Maddox, giving him a 139k vote advantage.