A head to head comparison of the Minnesota 2020 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Tina Smith received 1.6M (52.8 %) votes, beating Jason Lewis who gained 1.4M (47.2 %) by 168.4k votes in Minnesota.
Tina Smith won 15 counties out of the 87 counties that make up Minnesota. The record shows that Jason Lewis won 72 counties.
During the 2020 general elections, over 3M total number of votes were cast. Jason Lewis got 1,398,135 (1M) over Tina Smith 1,566,522 (2M). He won the popular vote by 1,398,135 (1M). His victory in the State of Minnesota (with 1,398,135 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 (Hennepin, Ramsey and Dakota), 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
Hennepin, Ramsey and Dakota, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Tina Smith, giving him a 383k vote advantage.