A head to head comparison of the Michigan 2020 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Gary Peters received 2.7M (50.9 %) votes, beating John James who gained 2.6M (49.1 %) by 92.3k votes in Michigan.
Gary Peters won 9 counties out of the 83 counties that make up Michigan. The record shows that John James won 74 counties.
During the 2020 general elections, over 5M total number of votes were cast. Gary Peters got 2,734,568 (3M) over John James 2,642,233 (3M). He won the popular vote by 2,734,568 (3M). His victory in the State of Michigan (with 2,734,568 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 (Wayne, Oakland and Macomb), 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
Wayne, Oakland and Macomb, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Gary Peters, giving him a 378k vote advantage.