A head to head comparison of the Utah 2020 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Spencer Cox received 918.8k (67.5 %) votes, beating Chris Peterson who gained 442.8k (32.5 %) by 476k votes in Utah.
Chris Peterson won 2 counties out of the 29 counties that make up Utah. The record shows that Spencer Cox won 27 counties.
During the 2020 general elections, over 1M total number of votes were cast. Spencer Cox got 918,754 (919k) over Chris Peterson 442,754 (443k). He won the popular vote by 918,754 (919k). His victory in the State of Utah (with 918,754 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 (Salt Lake, Utah and Davis), 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
Salt Lake, Utah and Davis, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Spencer Cox, giving him a 258k vote advantage.