A head to head comparison of the Michigan 2018 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Debbie Stabenow received 2.21M (52.26 %) votes, beating John James who gained 1.94M (45.76 %) by 275.66k votes in Michigan.
Debbie Stabenow won 15 counties out of the 83 counties that make up Michigan. The record shows that John James won 68 counties.
During the 2018 general elections, over 4M total number of votes were cast. Debbie Stabenow got 2,214,478 (2M) over George Huffman 27,251 (27k). He won the popular vote by 2,214,478 (2M). His victory in the State of Michigan (with 2,214,478 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 (Wayne, Oakland and Macomb), 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
Wayne, Oakland and Macomb, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Debbie Stabenow, giving him a 354k vote advantage.