A head to head comparison of the New Mexico 2018 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Michelle Lujan Grisham received 398.4k (57.2 %) votes, beating Steve Pearce who gained 298.1k (42.8 %) by 100.3k votes in New Mexico.
Michelle Lujan Grisham won 14 counties out of the 33 counties that make up New Mexico. The record shows that Steve Pearce won 19 counties.
During the 2018 general elections, over 696k total number of votes were cast. Michelle Lujan Grisham got 398,368 (398k) over Steve Pearce 298,091 (298k). He won the popular vote by 398,368 (398k). His victory in the State of New Mexico (with 398,368 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 (Bernalillo, Bernalillo and Bernalillo), 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
Michelle Lujan Grisham
Bernalillo, Bernalillo and Bernalillo, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Michelle Lujan Grisham, giving him a 175k vote advantage.