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

Angus King received 344.57k (54.32 %) votes, beating Eric Brakey who gained 223.5k (35.23 %) by 121.07k votes in Maine.

Eric Brakey won 184 counties out of the 514 counties that make up Maine. The record shows that Angus King won 330 counties.

During the 2018 general elections, over 634k total number of votes were cast. Angus King got 344,575 (345k) over Eric Brakey 223,502 (224k). He won the popular vote by 344,575 (345k). His victory in the State of Maine (with 344,575 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 (CUMBERLAND, YORK and PENOBSCOT), 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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Angus King

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Eric Brakey

CUMBERLAND, YORK and PENOBSCOT, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Angus King, giving him a 77k vote advantage.