A head to head comparison of the New Jersey 2020 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Cory Booker received 2.5M (58.3 %) votes, beating Rik Mehta who gained 1.8M (41.7 %) by 724.1k votes in New Jersey.
Rik Mehta won 7 counties out of the 21 counties that make up New Jersey. The record shows that Cory Booker won 14 counties.
During the 2020 general elections, over 4M total number of votes were cast. Cory Booker got 2,541,178 (3M) over Rik Mehta 1,817,052 (2M). He won the popular vote by 2,541,178 (3M). His victory in the State of New Jersey (with 2,541,178 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 (Bergen, Essex and Middlesex), 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
Bergen, Essex and Middlesex, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Cory Booker, giving him a 168k vote advantage.