A head to head comparison of the Texas 2018 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.

Greg Abbott received 4.7M (55.8 %) votes, beating Lupe Valdez who gained 3.5M (42.5 %) by 1.1M votes in Texas.

Lupe Valdez won 20 counties out of the 254 counties that make up Texas. The record shows that Greg Abbott won 234 counties.

During the 2018 general elections, over 8M total number of votes were cast. Greg Abbott got 4,656,196 (5M) over Lupe Valdez 3,546,615 (4M). He won the popular vote by 4,656,196 (5M). His victory in the State of Texas (with 4,656,196 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 (Harris, Harris and Harris), 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

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Greg Abbott

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Lupe Valdez

Harris, Harris and Harris, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Lupe Valdez, giving him a 207k vote advantage.