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Rhode Island

4 electoral votes

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Biden (D) has won. An estimated 100 percent of votes have been counted.

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Biden
59.4%
307,486
Trump
38.6%
199,922
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U.S. Senate

Sen. Jack Reed (D) is projected to defeat Allen Waters (R) and leads by 163,719 votes.

VotesPct.
ReedDEM
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328,574
66.6%
WatersGOP164,855
33.4

Rhode Island has two U.S. House races. Jump to results

How much of the vote has been counted?

The Post estimates around all votes were counted here within 3 months.

100%

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Final results

Note: Maps on this page won’t indicate a leading candidate in each county until an estimated 35 percent of the vote has been reported there.

Updated Dec 11, 2020 at 11:23 a.m. ET

Presidential results

In 2016, Hillary Clinton (D) won Rhode Island by a margin of 15.5 points, adding four electoral college votes to her total.

Newport

Providence

LEAD/WON

Trump

Biden

CandidateVotes Pct.
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Joe Biden Biden DEM
307,48659.4%
Donald Trump *Trump *GOP
199,92238.6
Jo Jorgensen Jorgensen LIB
5,0531.0
Write-ins Write-ins WRI
2,7590.5
Rocky De La Fuente De La Fuente ALI
9230.2
Gloria La Riva La Riva PSL
8470.2
Brian Carroll Carroll ASP
7670.1
An estimated 100% of votes have been counted.
* Incumbent

U.S. Senate results

In the Rhode Island U.S. Senate race, the incumbent Jack Reed (D) is running against Allen Waters (R). Reed has represented Rhode Island in the Senate since 1997. The state's other Senate seat is held by Sheldon Whitehouse (D).

Newport

Providence

LEAD/WON

Reed

Waters

CandidateVotes Pct.
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Jack Reed *Reed *DEM
328,57466.6%
Allen Waters Waters GOP
164,85533.4
An estimated 94% of votes have been counted.
* Incumbent

U.S. House results

Providence

Newport

LEAD/WON

Democrat

Seat

Current leader

CandidateVotes Pct.
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David Cicilline *Cicilline *DEM
158,55071.3%
Frederick Wysocki Wysocki IND
35,45715.9
Jeffrey Lemire Lemire IND
28,30012.7
An estimated 100% of votes have been counted.
* Incumbent

* Incumbent

Statewide ballot measures

Question 1

Remove "Providence Plantations" from official state name

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
247,26153.1%
No No
218,17546.9
465,436 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Results by state

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Sources: Edison Research, Associated Press, ProPublica, U.S. Census Bureau, National Center for Health Statistics, Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, Cook Political Report. Illustrations by Ben Kirchner for The Washington Post.