A head to head comparison of the 2022 Missouri Primary gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Eric Schmitt received 29.24% (298.85k votes) beating both Trudy Busch Valentine who had 15.52% (158.58k votes) and Vicky Hartzler who had 14.14% (144469 votes) in the overall count of votes in Missouri if the election were among these 3 candidates.
Eric Schmitt wins 89 counties out of the counties in the state of Missouri to support his claims of his movement in the country. Vicky Hartzler won 19 counties and Joe Biden won just 2 counties in the state of Missouri.
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.
Vicky Hartzler vs Trudy Busch Valentine
Vicky Hartzler vs Eric Schmitt
Eric Schmitt vs Trudy Busch Valentine
In a head to head match up on just the total number of votes, Trudy Busch Valentine (52.3%) beats Vicky Hartzler (47.7%). Eric Schmitt (67.4%) beats Vicky Hartzler (32.6%) and Eric Schmitt (65.3%) beats Trudy Busch Valentine (34.7%).
Trudy Busch Valentine
Eric Schmitt simply won the majority of the top 10 counties. Trudy Busch Valentine and Vicky Hartzler could not achieve a victory since Eric Schmitt captures so many voters across most counties.