A head to head comparison of the Oregon 2018 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Kate Brown received 934.5k (50.1 %) votes, beating Knute Buehler who gained 815k (43.7 %) by 119.5k votes in Oregon.
Kate Brown won 7 counties out of the 36 counties that make up Oregon. The record shows that Knute Buehler won 29 counties.
During the 2018 general elections, over 2M total number of votes were cast. Kate Brown got 934,498 (934k) over Knute Buehler 814,988 (815k). He won the popular vote by 934,498 (934k). His victory in the State of Oregon (with 934,498 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 (Multnomah, Multnomah and Multnomah), 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
Multnomah, Multnomah and Multnomah, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Kate Brown, giving him a 543k vote advantage.