A head to head comparison of the Minnesota 2018 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Amy Klobuchar received 1.57M (30.22 %) votes, beating Tina Smith who gained 1.37M (26.45 %) by 195.63k votes in Minnesota.
Amy Klobuchar won 35 counties out of the 87 counties that make up Minnesota. The record shows that Karin Housley won 52 counties.
During the 2018 general elections, over 5M total number of votes were cast. Amy Klobuchar got 1,566,174 (2M) over Dennis Schuller 66,236 (66k). He won the popular vote by 1,566,174 (2M). His victory in the State of Minnesota (with 1,566,174 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 (Hennepin, Ramsey and Dakota), 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
Hennepin, Ramsey and Dakota, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Amy Klobuchar, giving him a 73k vote advantage.