2018 Gubernatorial Election Statistics
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States with the Smallest Margin of Victory
StateTotal Vote D R L %Margin Margin Democratic Republican Libertarian Other
1 FL8,220,561210 0.39% 32,463 49.19% 49.59% 0.00% 1.22%
2 WI2,673,308123 1.09% 29,227 49.54% 48.44% 0.76% 1.26%
3 GA3,939,328213 1.39% 54,723 48.83% 50.22% 0.95% 0.00%
4 IA1,327,638213 2.73% 36,289 47.53% 50.26% 1.61% 0.60%
5 CT1,406,803124 3.15% 44,372 49.37% 46.21% 0.43% 3.99%
6 SD339,214213 3.38% 11,458 47.60% 50.97% 1.43% 0.00%
7 OH4,429,582213 3.70% 164,070 46.68% 50.39% 1.81% 1.13%
8 NV971,799126 4.08% 39,687 49.39% 45.31% 0.89% 4.41%
9 KS1,054,622124 5.07% 53,479 48.03% 42.96% 1.90% 7.12%
10 OR1,866,997124 6.40% 119,510 50.05% 43.65% 1.55% 4.74%


States with the Largest Margin of Victory
StateTotal Vote D R L %Margin Margin Democratic Republican Libertarian Other
1 WY203,238214 39.58% 80,447 27.54% 67.12% 1.48% 3.86%
2 AR891,509213 33.56% 299,188 31.77% 65.33% 2.90% 0.00%
3 MA2,674,615210 33.48% 895,571 33.12% 66.60% 0.00% 0.28%
4 HI390,843120 28.97% 113,215 62.67% 33.70% 0.00% 3.63%
5 CA12,464,235120 23.90% 2,978,585 61.95% 38.05% 0.00% 0.00%
6 NY6,104,477124 23.39% 1,427,738 59.55% 36.16% 1.56% 2.73%
7 ID605,131213 21.58% 130,580 38.19% 59.77% 1.08% 0.96%
8 TN2,243,294210 21.01% 471,243 38.55% 59.56% 0.00% 1.89%
9 AL1,719,589210 19.07% 327,962 40.39% 59.46% 0.00% 0.15%
10 NE697,981210 18.00% 125,643 41.00% 59.00% 0.00% 0.00%


States with Highest Percent of Vote
DemocraticRepublicanLibertarian
Hawaii62.67%Wyoming67.12%Oklahoma3.44%
California61.95%Massachusetts66.60%Arkansas2.90%
New York59.55%Arkansas65.33%Colorado2.75%
Pennsylvania57.77%Idaho59.77%Illinois2.40%
New Mexico57.20%Tennessee59.56%Alaska1.91%
State1IndependentGreen
Illinois4.23%Kansas6.50%Hawaii2.59%
Rhode Island2.70%Maine5.91%Arizona2.14%
Minnesota2.65%Rhode Island4.39%New York1.70%
Nevada1.94%Connecticut3.89%Ohio1.12%
Colorado1.02%Oregon2.86%Michigan0.68%


States with Lowest Percent of Vote
DemocraticRepublicanLibertarian
Wyoming27.54%Hawaii33.70%Vermont0.00%
Arkansas31.77%New York36.16%Tennessee0.00%
Massachusetts33.12%Rhode Island37.18%South Carolina0.00%
Idaho38.19%California38.05%Rhode Island0.00%
Tennessee38.55%Illinois38.75%New Mexico0.00%


States with Largest Vote Swing
RepublicanDemocratic
Massachusetts855,406California1,519,430
Maryland207,495New York895,137
Arkansas180,874Illinois856,279
Arizona158,381Ohio771,419
Texas148,630Michigan535,001


States with Largest Vote Swing Percentage
RepublicanDemocratic
Massachusetts31.62%Nevada50.78%
Arkansas19.62%South Dakota41.66%
Vermont16.19%Alaska38.85%
New Hampshire11.99%New Mexico28.84%
Maryland8.07%Ohio26.91%


States with Largest Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
California5,146,654
Texas3,625,175
New York2,285,391
Florida2,269,000
Pennsylvania1,516,716


States with Largest Percentage Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
Nevada77.55%
Texas76.83%
California70.33%
Tennessee65.71%
New York59.84%


State Ranks
Rank DemocraticRepublicanLibertarian
116200
220160
30014


County Ranks
Rank DemocraticRepublicanLibertarian
13831,7670
21,7623820
3401,155


Congressional District Ranks
Rank DemocraticRepublicanLibertarian
1000
2000
3000


Counties with Highest Percent of Vote
DemocraticRepublicanLibertarian
Oglala Lakota, SD91.50%Roberts, TX95.52%Schuyler, NY9.67%
Bronx, NY90.36%Borden, TX94.69%Steuben, NY8.21%
Clayton, GA87.81%King, TX94.49%Hamilton, NY7.56%
Philadelphia, PA87.36%Glasscock, TX93.13%Franklin, NY7.51%
San Francisco, CA86.39%Shackelford, TX92.61%Allegany, NY6.47%
State1IndependentGreen
Pike, IL38.66%Finney, KS16.72%Tompkins, NY4.38%
Scott, IL36.46%Gray, KS15.24%Maui, HI3.77%
Greene, IL32.92%Scott, KS14.27%Apache, AZ3.64%
Calhoun, IL24.88%Clark, KS14.13%Hawaii, HI3.15%
Morgan, IL24.24%Lane, KS14.05%Greenlee, AZ3.14%


Counties with Lowest Percent of Vote
DemocraticRepublicanLibertarian
Roberts, TX3.41%Oglala Lakota, SD7.05%Windsor, VT0.00%
King, TX4.72%Bronx, NY8.00%Windham, VT0.00%
Borden, TX5.01%New York, NY9.86%Washington, VT0.00%
Glasscock, TX6.51%Philadelphia, PA11.64%Rutland, VT0.00%
Armstrong, TX6.59%Clayton, GA11.79%Orleans, VT0.00%


Counties with Highest Number of Votes
DemocraticRepublicanLibertarian
Los Angeles, CA2,114,699Los Angeles, CA826,402Cook, IL35,279
Cook, IL1,262,334Maricopa, AZ800,210Harris, TX18,094
San Diego, CA658,346Harris, TX559,819Dallas, TX15,030
Harris, TX628,804Orange, CA539,951Travis, TX13,360
Maricopa, AZ603,055San Diego, CA499,532Tarrant, TX11,676
State1IndependentGreen
Cook, IL32,723Hartford, CT21,175Maricopa, AZ29,495
Hennepin, MN15,035Johnson, KS13,750Kings, NY17,165
Clark, NV12,712Sedgwick, KS11,983New York, NY12,237
DuPage, IL12,486New Haven, CT8,961Pima, AZ8,678
Will, IL9,969Clark, NV8,092Queens, NY8,467


Counties with Lowest Number of Votes
DemocraticRepublicanLibertarian
King, TX6Loving, TX47Windsor, VT0
Loving, TX9Kenedy, TX111Windham, VT0
Roberts, TX16King, TX120Washington, VT0
Borden, TX17Buffalo, SD138Rutland, VT0
Logan, NE28San Juan, CO167Orleans, VT0


Counties with Largest Vote Swing
RepublicanDemocratic
Middlesex, MA191,059Los Angeles, CA795,341
Worcester, MA107,577Cook, IL412,660
Essex, MA107,040Kings, NY247,801
Norfolk, MA91,172New York, NY237,267
Plymouth, MA75,725Clark, NV212,934
Maricopa, AZ74,834Cuyahoga, OH194,761
Bristol, MA71,495Franklin, OH190,024
Suffolk, MA61,854Queens, NY171,515
Hampden, MA56,047Oakland, MI159,164
Barnstable, MA44,831San Diego, CA144,337


Counties with Largest Vote Swing Percentage
RepublicanDemocratic
Clay, AR58.18%Hughes, SD70.69%
Nevada, AR51.85%Stanley, SD60.65%
Woodruff, AR51.76%Dewey, SD60.11%
Lawrence, AR51.65%Washoe, NV59.60%
Lincoln, AR49.69%Ziebach, SD59.22%
Pike, AR49.63%Clay, SD52.04%
Randolph, AR49.40%Gregory, SD51.88%
Jackson, AR47.84%Bon Homme, SD51.40%
Poinsett, AR46.34%Clark, NV50.70%
Little River, AR46.11%Lake, SD50.55%


Counties with Largest Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
Los Angeles, CA1,477,773Aroostook, ME-1,758
Maricopa, AZ573,633Columbia, AR-1,670
Harris, TX526,641Somerset, ME-1,421
San Diego, CA479,517Logan, AR-976
Orange, CA462,474Washington, ME-960
Cook, IL417,029Androscoggin, ME-849
Kings, NY334,073Oxford, ME-803
Dallas, TX316,637Piscataquis, ME-773
Clark, NV314,214Kennebec, ME-770
Riverside, CA290,943Hot Spring, AR-694


Counties with Largest Percentage Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
El Paso, TX149.51%Columbia, AR-20.84%
Culberson, TX130.79%Lee, AR-19.95%
Kings, NY110.98%Stanton, KS-15.66%
New York, NY108.96%Logan, AR-15.01%
Bronx, NY107.80%Phillips, KS-14.03%
Queens, NY106.25%Hayes, NE-13.19%
Ector, TX106.09%Brooks, TX-12.95%
Denton, TX104.48%Lafayette, AR-11.87%
Brazos, TX103.01%Dallas, AR-11.40%
Hudspeth, TX102.75%Hamilton, KS-11.39%


Counties with Lowest Percent of Vote and Win
DemocraticRepublican
Fulton, IL44.93%Calhoun, IL39.33%
Winnebago, IL45.58%Pike, IL40.12%
Kendall, IL46.73%Montgomery, IL40.68%
Knox, IL46.74%Greene, IL42.19%
DeKalb, IL46.87%Scott, IL42.71%


Counties with Highest Percent of Vote and Lose
DemocraticRepublican
Colfax, NM49.91%Tuscaloosa, AL49.91%
Riverside, CA49.81%Orange, CA49.86%
La Salle, TX49.66%Calhoun, SC49.63%
Conecuh, AL49.63%Baldwin, GA49.47%
Florence, SC49.51%Dillon, SC49.45%




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