A head to head comparison of the Oregon 2020 General Election gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Jeff Merkley received 1.3M (59.1 %) votes, beating Jo Rae Perkins who gained 912.8k (40.9 %) by 408.2k votes in Oregon.
Jeff Merkley won 12 counties out of the 36 counties that make up Oregon. The record shows that Jo Rae Perkins won 24 counties.
During the 2020 general elections, over 2M total number of votes were cast. Jeff Merkley got 1,321,047 (1M) over Jo Rae Perkins 912,814 (913k). He won the popular vote by 1,321,047 (1M). His victory in the State of Oregon (with 1,321,047 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 (Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas), 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
Jo Rae Perkins
Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas, three of the larger counties voted in favor of Jeff Merkley, giving him a 410k vote advantage.