A head to head comparison of the Colorado 2018 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Jared Polis received 1.3M (53.4 %) votes, beating Walker Stapleton who gained 1.1M (42.8 %) by 268.1k votes in Colorado.
Jared Polis won 26 counties out of the 64 counties that make up Colorado. The record shows that Walker Stapleton won 38 counties.
During the 2018 general elections, over 3M total number of votes were cast. Jared Polis got 1,348,888 (1M) over Walker Stapleton 1,080,801 (1M). He won the popular vote by 1,348,888 (1M). His victory in the State of Colorado (with 1,348,888 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 (Denver, Denver and Denver), 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
Denver, Denver and Denver, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Jared Polis, giving him a 251k vote advantage.