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

Sherrod Brown received 2.36M (53.41 %) votes, beating James B. Renacci who gained 2.06M (46.59 %) by 300.95k votes in Ohio.

Sherrod Brown won 16 counties out of the 88 counties that make up Ohio. The record shows that James B. Renacci won 72 counties.

During the 2018 general elections, over 4M total number of votes were cast. James B. Renacci got 2,057,559 (2M) over Sherrod Brown 2,358,508 (2M). He won the popular vote by 2,057,559 (2M). His victory in the State of Ohio (with 2,057,559 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 (Cuyahoga, Franklin and Hamilton), 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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Sherrod Brown

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James B. Renacci

Cuyahoga, Franklin and Hamilton, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Sherrod Brown, giving him a 462k vote advantage.