A head to head comparison of the Minnesota 2018 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Tim Walz received 1.4M (53.9 %) votes, beating Jeff Johnson who gained 1.1M (42.4 %) by 295.4k votes in Minnesota.
Tim Walz won 21 counties out of the 87 counties that make up Minnesota. The record shows that Jeff Johnson won 66 counties.
During the 2018 general elections, over 3M total number of votes were cast. Tim Walz got 1,393,096 (1M) over Jeff Johnson 1,097,705 (1M). He won the popular vote by 1,393,096 (1M). His victory in the State of Minnesota (with 1,393,096 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 (Hennepin, Hennepin and Hennepin), 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
Hennepin, Hennepin and Hennepin, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Tim Walz, giving him a 721k vote advantage.