A head to head comparison of the 2022 Kansas Primary gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Derek Schmidt received 49.8% (367.69k votes) beating both Laura Kelly who had 35.89% (264.93k votes) and Arlyn Briggs who had 11.97% (88365 votes) in the overall count of votes in Kansas if the election were among these 3 candidates.
Derek Schmidt wins 101 counties out of the counties in the state of Kansas to support his claims of his movement in the country. Laura Kelly won 4 counties and Joe Biden won just 2 counties in the state of Kansas.
These 10 counties play an important role in these primary elections. If a candidate, can get a sizable majority, it becomes very difficult to win majorities in the smaller counties with out voter out reach and increased voter participation in them.
Arlyn Briggs vs Laura Kelly
Arlyn Briggs vs Derek Schmidt
Derek Schmidt vs Laura Kelly
In a head to head match up on just the total number of votes, Laura Kelly (75.0%) beats Arlyn Briggs (25.0%). Derek Schmidt (80.6%) beats Arlyn Briggs (19.4%) and Derek Schmidt (58.1%) beats Laura Kelly (41.9%).
Derek Schmidt simply won the majority of the top 10 counties. Laura Kelly and Arlyn Briggs could not achieve a victory since Derek Schmidt captures so many voters across most counties.