A head to head comparison of the Nevada 2018 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Steve Sisolak received 480k (49.4 %) votes, beating Adam Laxalt who gained 440.3k (45.3 %) by 39.7k votes in Nevada.
Steve Sisolak won 2 counties out of the 17 counties that make up Nevada. The record shows that Adam Laxalt won 15 counties.
During the 2018 general elections, over 972k total number of votes were cast. Steve Sisolak got 480,007 (480k) over Adam Laxalt 440,320 (440k). He won the popular vote by 480,007 (480k). His victory in the State of Nevada (with 480,007 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 (Clark, Clark and Clark), 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
Clark, Clark and Clark, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Steve Sisolak, giving him a 260k vote advantage.