A head to head comparison of the Tennessee 2018 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Bill Lee received 1.3M (59.6 %) votes, beating Karl Dean who gained 864.9k (38.5 %) by 471.2k votes in Tennessee.
Karl Dean won 3 counties out of the 95 counties that make up Tennessee. The record shows that Bill Lee won 92 counties.
During the 2018 general elections, over 2M total number of votes were cast. Bill Lee got 1,336,106 (1M) over Karl Dean 864,863 (865k). He won the popular vote by 1,336,106 (1M). His victory in the State of Tennessee (with 1,336,106 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 (Shelby, Shelby and Shelby), 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
Shelby, Shelby and Shelby, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Karl Dean, giving him a 207k vote advantage.