Comparing GOP Nominees' Geographic Base

The three Republican statewide nominees performed better in some localities than others. This visual looks at the share of votes per locality each nominee received on the first of multiple ballots. Mouse over or tap each box to see results.

Source: Republican Party of Virginia

Notes: The size of each locality is based on the number of registered voters. Population density is defined as follows:

Big Urban: Population of 90,000 or more and population density of at least 1,300 people per square mile.

Suburban and Small Cities: This grouping consists of small cities of less than 90,000 in population and counties with population density between 1,300 people per square mile and 125 people per square mile.

Rural: Counties with a population density of fewer than 125 people per square mile.