A head to head comparison of the New York 2018 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Andrew M. Cuomo received 3.6M (59.6 %) votes, beating Marc Molinaro who gained 2.2M (36.2 %) by 1.4M votes in New York.
Andrew M. Cuomo won 15 counties out of the 62 counties that make up New York. The record shows that Marc Molinaro won 47 counties.
During the 2018 general elections, over 6M total number of votes were cast. Andrew M. Cuomo got 3,635,340 (4M) over Marc Molinaro 2,207,602 (2M). He won the popular vote by 3,635,340 (4M). His victory in the State of New York (with 3,635,340 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 (Brooklyn, Brooklyn and Brooklyn), 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
Andrew M. Cuomo
Brooklyn, Brooklyn and Brooklyn, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Andrew M. Cuomo, giving him a 831k vote advantage.