A head to head comparison of the Maine 2018 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Janet Mills received 321k (50.9 %) votes, beating Shawn Moody who gained 272.3k (43.2 %) by 48.7k votes in Maine.
Janet Mills won 171 counties out of the 514 counties that make up Maine. The record shows that Shawn Moody won 343 counties.
During the 2018 general elections, over 631k total number of votes were cast. Shawn Moody got 272,311 (272k) over Janet Mills 320,962 (321k). He won the popular vote by 272,311 (272k). His victory in the State of Maine (with 272,311 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 (CUMBERLAND, CUMBERLAND and CUMBERLAND), 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
CUMBERLAND, CUMBERLAND and CUMBERLAND, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Janet Mills, giving him a 127k vote advantage.