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

Christopher S. Murphy received 825.58k (59.53 %) votes, beating Matthew Corey who gained 545.72k (39.35 %) by 279.86k votes in Connecticut.

Matthew Corey won 48 counties out of the 177 counties that make up Connecticut. The record shows that Christopher S. Murphy won 129 counties.

During the 2018 general elections, over 1M total number of votes were cast. Christopher S. Murphy got 825,579 (826k) over Jeff Russell 6,618 (7k). He won the popular vote by 825,579 (826k). His victory in the State of Connecticut (with 825,579 votes) represents 50.0% of his popular vote victory.

Top 15 Counties in General Elections

All Candidates (Senate 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 (FAIRFIELD, HARTFORD and NEW HAVEN), 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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Christopher S. Murphy

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Matthew Corey

FAIRFIELD, HARTFORD and NEW HAVEN, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Christopher S. Murphy, giving him a 239k vote advantage.