A head to head comparison of the Kansas 2018 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Laura Kelly received 506.5k (48.0 %) votes, beating Kris Kobach who gained 453k (43.0 %) by 53.5k votes in Kansas.
Laura Kelly won 9 counties out of the 105 counties that make up Kansas. The record shows that Kris Kobach won 96 counties.
During the 2018 general elections, over 1M total number of votes were cast. Laura Kelly got 506,509 (507k) over Kris Kobach 453,030 (453k). He won the popular vote by 506,509 (507k). His victory in the State of Kansas (with 506,509 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 (Johnson, Johnson and Johnson), 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
Johnson, Johnson and Johnson, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Laura Kelly, giving him a 136k vote advantage.