A head to head comparison of the New York 2018 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Kirsten Gillibrand received 4.06M (67 %) votes, beating Chele Farley who gained 2M (33 %) by 2.06M votes in New York.
Chele Farley won 27 counties out of the 62 counties that make up New York. The record shows that Kirsten Gillibrand won 35 counties.
During the 2018 general elections, over 6M total number of votes were cast. Chele Farley got 1,998,220 (2M) over Kirsten Gillibrand 4,056,931 (4M). He won the popular vote by 1,998,220 (2M). His victory in the State of New York (with 1,998,220 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 (Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens), 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
Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Kirsten Gillibrand, giving him a 851k vote advantage.