A head to head comparison of the Idaho 2020 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Jim Risch received 537.4k (65.3 %) votes, beating Paulette Jordan who gained 285.9k (34.7 %) by 251.6k votes in Idaho.
Paulette Jordan won 3 counties out of the 44 counties that make up Idaho. The record shows that Jim Risch won 41 counties.
During the 2020 general elections, over 823k total number of votes were cast. Jim Risch got 537,445 (537k) over Paulette Jordan 285,864 (286k). He won the popular vote by 537,445 (537k). His victory in the State of Idaho (with 537,445 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 (Ada, Kootenai and Canyon), 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
Ada, Kootenai and Canyon, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Jim Risch, giving him a 83k vote advantage.