A head to head comparison of the North Carolina 2020 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Roy Cooper received 2.8M (52.3 %) votes, beating Dan Forest who gained 2.6M (47.7 %) by 248.2k votes in North Carolina.
Roy Cooper won 29 counties out of the 100 counties that make up North Carolina. The record shows that Dan Forest won 71 counties.
During the 2020 general elections, over 5M total number of votes were cast. Dan Forest got 2,586,605 (3M) over Roy Cooper 2,834,790 (3M). He won the popular vote by 2,586,605 (3M). His victory in the State of North Carolina (with 2,586,605 votes) represents 50.0% of his popular vote victory.
Top 15 Counties in General Elections
All Candidates (Gubernatorial 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 (Wake, Mecklenburg and Guilford), 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
Wake, Mecklenburg and Guilford, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Roy Cooper, giving him a 495k vote advantage.