A head to head comparison of the Tennessee 2018 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Marsha Blackburn received 1.23M (54.71 %) votes, beating Phil Bredesen who gained 985.45k (43.92 %) by 242.03k votes in Tennessee.
Phil Bredesen won 3 counties out of the 95 counties that make up Tennessee. The record shows that Marsha Blackburn won 92 counties.
During the 2018 general elections, over 2M total number of votes were cast. Breton Phillips got 2,226 (2k) over Dean Hill 8,717 (9k). He won the popular vote by 2,226 (2k). His victory in the State of Tennessee (with 2,226 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 (Shelby, Knox and Davidson), 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
Shelby, Davidson and Knox, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Phil Bredesen, giving him a 192k vote advantage.