A head to head comparison of the New Mexico 2018 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Martin Heinrich received 377k (54.09 %) votes, beating Mick Rich who gained 212.81k (30.53 %) by 164.19k votes in New Mexico.
Mick Rich won 15 counties out of the 33 counties that make up New Mexico. The record shows that Martin Heinrich won 18 counties.
During the 2018 general elections, over 697k total number of votes were cast. Gary Johnson got 107,201 (107k) over Martin Heinrich 376,998 (377k). He won the popular vote by 107,201 (107k). His victory in the State of New Mexico (with 107,201 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 (Bernalillo, Santa Fe and Dona Ana), 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
Bernalillo, Santa Fe and Dona Ana, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Martin Heinrich, giving him a 127k vote advantage.