A head to head comparison of the Washington 2018 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Maria Cantwell received 1.8M (58.43 %) votes, beating Susan Hutchison who gained 1.28M (41.57 %) by 520.56k votes in Washington.
Maria Cantwell won 14 counties out of the 39 counties that make up Washington. The record shows that Susan Hutchison won 25 counties.
During the 2018 general elections, over 3M total number of votes were cast. Maria Cantwell got 1,803,364 (2M) over Susan Hutchison 1,282,804 (1M). He won the popular vote by 1,803,364 (2M). His victory in the State of Washington (with 1,803,364 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 (King, Snohomish and Pierce), 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
King, Snohomish and Pierce, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Maria Cantwell, giving him a 531k vote advantage.