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

Rick Scott received 4.1M (50.06 %) votes, beating Bill Nelson who gained 4.09M (49.94 %) by 10.03k votes in Florida.

Bill Nelson won 14 counties out of the 67 counties that make up Florida. The record shows that Rick Scott won 53 counties.

During the 2018 general elections, over 8M total number of votes were cast. Bill Nelson got 4,089,472 (4M) over Rick Scott 4,099,505 (4M). He won the popular vote by 4,089,472 (4M). His victory in the State of Florida (with 4,089,472 votes) represents 50.0% of his popular vote victory.

Top 15 Counties in General Elections

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These 15 counties play an important role in these Primary elections. If a candidate, can get a sizable majority in the largest counties (Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Hillsborough), 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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Rick Scott

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Bill Nelson

Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Bill Nelson, giving him a 501k vote advantage.