A head to head comparison of the Maryland 2018 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Larry Hogan received 1.3M (55.4 %) votes, beating Ben Jealous who gained 1M (43.5 %) by 273k votes in Maryland.
Ben Jealous won 4 counties out of the 24 counties that make up Maryland. The record shows that Larry Hogan won 20 counties.
During the 2018 general elections, over 2M total number of votes were cast. Larry Hogan got 1,275,644 (1M) over Ben Jealous 1,002,639 (1M). He won the popular vote by 1,275,644 (1M). His victory in the State of Maryland (with 1,275,644 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 (Baltimore, Baltimore and Baltimore), 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
Prince George's, Prince George's and Prince George's, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Ben Jealous, giving him a 83k vote advantage.