A head to head comparison of the Indiana 2018 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Mike Braun received 1.16M (51.01 %) votes, beating Joe Donnelly who gained 1.02M (45.09 %) by 134.45k votes in Indiana.
Joe Donnelly won 9 counties out of the 92 counties that make up Indiana. The record shows that Mike Braun won 83 counties.
During the 2018 general elections, over 2M total number of votes were cast. Joe Donnelly got 1,023,553 (1M) over Lucy Brenton 88,551 (89k). He won the popular vote by 1,023,553 (1M). His victory in the State of Indiana (with 1,023,553 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 (Marion, Hamilton and Allen), 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
Marion, Lake and Hamilton, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Joe Donnelly, giving him a 127k vote advantage.