A head to head comparison of the West Virginia 2020 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Jim Justice received 497.9k (67.8 %) votes, beating Ben Salango who gained 237k (32.3 %) by 260.9k votes in West Virginia.
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During the 2020 general elections, over 735k total number of votes were cast. Jim Justice got 497,944 (498k) over Ben Salango 237,024 (237k). He won the popular vote by 497,944 (498k). His victory in the State of West Virginia (with 497,944 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 (Kanawha, Berkeley and Wood), 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
Kanawha, Berkeley and Wood, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Jim Justice, giving him a 25k vote advantage.