A head to head comparison of the 2022 Vermont Primary gives us an idea of the break down of the voters.
Peter Welch received 68.11% (86.6k votes) beating both Gerald Malloy who had 9.74% (12.38k votes) and Christina Nolan who had 8.34% (10611 votes) in the overall count of votes in Vermont if the election were among these 3 candidates.
Peter Welch wins 242 counties out of the counties in the state of Vermont to support his claims of his movement in the country. Gerald Malloy won 3 counties and Joe Biden won just 2 counties in the state of Vermont.
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.
Christina Nolan vs Gerald Malloy
Christina Nolan vs Peter Welch
Peter Welch vs Gerald Malloy
In a head to head match up on just the total number of votes, Gerald Malloy (53.9%) beats Christina Nolan (46.1%). Peter Welch (89.1%) beats Christina Nolan (10.9%) and Peter Welch (87.5%) beats Gerald Malloy (12.5%).
Peter Welch simply won the majority of the top 10 counties. Gerald Malloy and Christina Nolan could not achieve a victory since Peter Welch captures so many voters across most counties.