2016 Gubernatorial Election Statistics
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States with the Smallest Margin of Victory
StateTotal Vote R D L %Margin Margin Republican Democratic Libertarian Other
1 NC4,711,014213 0.22% 10,277 48.80% 49.02% 2.19% 0.00%
2 NH724,863123 2.27% 16,451 48.84% 46.57% 4.31% 0.27%
3 MT509,360213 3.89% 19,818 46.36% 50.25% 3.40% 0.00%
4 MO2,803,046123 5.57% 156,037 51.14% 45.57% 1.47% 1.82%
5 IN2,719,968123 5.95% 161,893 51.38% 45.42% 3.20% 0.00%
6 WV713,858214 6.78% 48,421 42.30% 49.09% 2.15% 6.46%
7 OR1,946,046214 7.16% 139,418 43.45% 50.62% 2.32% 3.61%
8 VT315,295120 8.74% 27,564 52.91% 44.17% 0.00% 2.93%
9 WA3,236,866210 8.78% 284,174 45.61% 54.39% 0.00% 0.00%
10 DE425,812214 19.15% 81,552 39.18% 58.34% 1.07% 1.40%


States with the Largest Margin of Victory
StateTotal Vote R D L %Margin Margin Republican Democratic Libertarian Other
1 ND339,601123 57.13% 194,008 76.52% 19.39% 3.90% 0.19%
2 UT1,125,035123 38.00% 427,501 66.74% 28.74% 3.10% 1.42%
3 DE425,812214 19.15% 81,552 39.18% 58.34% 1.07% 1.40%
4 WA3,236,866210 8.78% 284,174 45.61% 54.39% 0.00% 0.00%
5 VT315,295120 8.74% 27,564 52.91% 44.17% 0.00% 2.93%
6 OR1,946,046214 7.16% 139,418 43.45% 50.62% 2.32% 3.61%
7 WV713,858214 6.78% 48,421 42.30% 49.09% 2.15% 6.46%
8 IN2,719,968123 5.95% 161,893 51.38% 45.42% 3.20% 0.00%
9 MO2,803,046123 5.57% 156,037 51.14% 45.57% 1.47% 1.82%
10 MT509,360213 3.89% 19,818 46.36% 50.25% 3.40% 0.00%


States with Highest Percent of Vote
RepublicanDemocraticLibertarian
North Dakota76.52%Delaware58.34%New Hampshire4.31%
Utah66.74%Washington54.39%North Dakota3.90%
Vermont52.91%Oregon50.62%Montana3.40%
Indiana51.38%Montana50.25%Indiana3.20%
Missouri51.14%West Virginia49.09%Utah3.10%
IndependentGreenConstitution
Oregon2.44%West Virginia5.89%Oregon1.00%
Missouri1.07%Delaware1.40%West Virginia0.57%
Delaware0.00%Missouri0.75%Delaware0.00%
Indiana0.00%Indiana0.00%Indiana0.00%
Montana0.00%Montana0.00%Missouri0.00%


States with Lowest Percent of Vote
RepublicanDemocraticLibertarian
Delaware39.18%North Dakota19.39%Washington0.00%
West Virginia42.30%Utah28.74%Vermont0.00%
Oregon43.45%Vermont44.17%Delaware1.07%
Washington45.61%Indiana45.42%Missouri1.47%
Montana46.36%Missouri45.57%West Virginia2.15%


States with Largest Vote Swing
RepublicanDemocratic
Missouri489,828North Carolina519,404
North Dakota102,529Washington189,617
New Hampshire100,359West Virginia16,244
Vermont87,222Montana12,247
Indiana85,730


States with Largest Vote Swing Percentage
RepublicanDemocratic
Vermont28.95%North Carolina11.61%
North Dakota28.34%Washington5.70%
Delaware21.60%Utah2.83%
Missouri17.80%Montana2.32%
New Hampshire14.36%West Virginia1.94%


States with Largest Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
North Carolina242,719
Washington165,819
Indiana138,915
Utah118,511
Missouri75,163


States with Largest Percentage Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
Utah11.77%
West Virginia7.42%
Delaware6.98%
North Dakota6.86%
Vermont6.79%


State Ranks
Rank RepublicanDemocraticLibertarian
1660
2660
3007


County Ranks
Rank RepublicanDemocraticLibertarian
14801220
21224800
300431


Congressional District Ranks
Rank RepublicanDemocraticLibertarian
132100
210320
30030


Counties with Highest Percent of Vote
RepublicanDemocraticLibertarian
Billings, ND88.47%St. Louis, MO80.39%Preston, WV10.77%
Logan, ND88.44%Durham, NC78.56%Wayne, IN10.52%
Piute, UT88.11%Orange, NC74.82%Henry, IN8.88%
Emmons, ND88.09%Glacier, MT72.96%Sioux, ND6.08%
Bowman, ND88.00%Multnomah, OR72.91%Walsh, ND5.85%
IndependentGreenConstitution
Crawford, MO9.24%Monongalia, WV11.00%Randolph, WV5.08%
Franklin, MO4.77%Pocahontas, WV10.30%Morrow, OR2.59%
Josephine, OR4.64%Kanawha, WV8.71%Douglas, OR2.48%
Harney, OR3.42%Calhoun, WV7.80%Malheur, OR2.28%
Malheur, OR3.35%Monroe, WV7.24%Josephine, OR2.27%


Counties with Lowest Percent of Vote
RepublicanDemocraticLibertarian
St. Louis, MO16.34%Piute, UT7.55%Yakima, WA0.00%
Durham, NC19.76%Billings, ND7.91%Whitman, WA0.00%
Multnomah, OR21.97%Logan, ND8.81%Whatcom, WA0.00%
Orange, NC23.36%Emmons, ND9.38%Walla Walla, WA0.00%
Glacier, MT24.51%Slope, ND9.58%Wahkiakum, WA0.00%


Counties with Highest Number of Votes
RepublicanDemocraticLibertarian
King, WA321,242King, WA677,943Mecklenburg, NC11,975
Salt Lake, UT218,570Wake, NC315,555Salt Lake, UT11,671
St. Louis, MO199,827St. Louis, MO301,115Wake, NC11,664
Wake, NC199,356Mecklenburg, NC297,129Marion, IN10,712
Pierce, WA176,287Multnomah, OR279,210Hillsborough, NH9,128
IndependentGreenConstitution
Multnomah, OR8,316Kanawha, WV6,650Multnomah, OR2,044
Washington, OR5,798Monongalia, WV3,979Washington, OR1,800
Clackamas, OR4,563St. Louis, MO3,898Clackamas, OR1,759
Lane, OR4,520New Castle, DE3,884Lane, OR1,705
St. Louis, MO4,143Jackson, MO2,867Jackson, OR1,335


Counties with Lowest Number of Votes
RepublicanDemocraticLibertarian
Petroleum, MT247Slope, ND41Yakima, WA0
Treasure, MT276Billings, ND48Whitman, WA0
Golden Valley, MT308Piute, UT54Whatcom, WA0
Daggett, UT351Petroleum, MT74Walla Walla, WA0
Slope, ND376Sheridan, ND86Wahkiakum, WA0


Counties with Largest Vote Swing
RepublicanDemocratic
New Castle, DE42,214Mecklenburg, NC139,729
St. Louis, MO37,756King, WA122,535
Jackson, MO32,784Wake, NC116,961
Rockingham, NH27,501Guilford, NC45,333
Jefferson, MO25,022Forsyth, NC31,727
St. Charles, MO24,753Durham, NC27,351
Greene, MO24,710Buncombe, NC23,155
Sussex, DE22,762New Hanover, NC20,740
Hillsborough, NH22,506Marion, IN18,036
Cass, ND18,917Orange, NC17,999


Counties with Largest Vote Swing Percentage
RepublicanDemocratic
McHenry, ND74.23%Mecklenburg, NC29.79%
Pierce, ND62.66%Raleigh, WV27.21%
Ransom, ND57.93%Greenbrier, WV25.64%
Reynolds, MO54.40%Watauga, NC23.28%
Dunklin, MO51.06%Putnam, WV23.18%
Wayne, MO50.94%Nicholas, WV22.96%
Kidder, ND50.58%Cabarrus, NC22.77%
Sheridan, ND50.50%Fayette, WV22.50%
Foster, ND49.43%Wake, NC22.22%
Renville, ND48.10%New Hanover, NC19.94%


Counties with Largest Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
King, WA51,593St. Louis, MO-10,213
Wake, NC44,473Jackson, MO-6,290
Salt Lake, UT38,720St. Louis, MO-5,744
Mecklenburg, NC24,973Robeson, NC-2,142
Utah, UT24,626Edgecombe, NC-2,094
Snohomish, WA24,422Elkhart, IN-1,489
Hamilton, IN19,608Lenoir, NC-1,211
Davis, UT18,642Halifax, NC-1,102
St. Charles, MO17,790Northampton, NC-922
Lake, IN15,443Vance, NC-880


Counties with Largest Percentage Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
McKenzie, ND35.96%Rolette, ND-16.47%
Williams, ND29.64%Northampton, NC-8.61%
Wasatch, UT27.39%Edgecombe, NC-7.80%
Calhoun, WV20.67%Bertie, NC-7.70%
Brunswick, NC19.03%Daggett, UT-7.27%
Summit, UT18.99%St. Louis, MO-7.24%
Mountrail, ND18.65%Hertford, NC-7.00%
Clinton, IN18.43%Anson, NC-6.96%
Ripley, IN18.32%Benson, ND-6.69%
Grand, UT17.53%Piute, UT-6.54%


Counties with Lowest Percent of Vote and Win
RepublicanDemocratic
Tucker, WV46.26%Monongalia, WV44.29%
Taylor, WV46.92%Calhoun, WV45.62%
Lewis, WV47.28%Ohio, WV46.48%
Barbour, WV48.03%Gilmer, WV46.59%
Hancock, WV48.19%Randolph, WV46.78%


Counties with Highest Percent of Vote and Lose
RepublicanDemocratic
Pierce, WA49.92%Skagit, WA49.62%
Island, WA49.73%Whitman, WA49.53%
Granville, NC48.77%Pacific, WA49.46%
Tippecanoe, IN48.09%Clallam, WA49.04%
Kent, DE48.05%Martin, NC48.65%


Congressional Districts with Highest Percent of Vote
RepublicanDemocraticLibertarian
District 3, UT85.14%District 1, MO80.39%District 3, MO2.33%
At Large, ND76.67%District 4, NC74.82%District 8, MO1.46%
District 2, UT76.04%District 1, IN61.70%District 5, MO1.29%
District 1, UT70.33%District 1, NC59.25%District 7, MO1.11%
District 13, NC68.21%At Large, DE58.34%District 4, MO0.93%


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