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Elections 2018

State Facts

Capitol: Providence
Nickname: Little Rhody; Ocean State
Bird: Rhode Island Red
Motto: Hope

Past Presidential Elections

2012

Barack Obama: 62.9%
Mitt Romney: 35.4%

2008

Barack Obama: 63.1%
John McCain: 35.2%

2004

John Kerry: 59.5%
George Bush: 38.7%

2000

Al Gore: 61.0%
Ralph Nader: 6.1%
George Bush: 31.9%

1996

Bill Clinton: 59.7%
Ross Perot: 11.2%
Bob Dole: 26.8%

1992

Bill Clinton: 47.0%
Ross Perot: 23.2%
George Bush: 29.0%

1988

Michael Dukakis: 55.6%
George Bush: 43.9%

Previous Election Results, other races

2014 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jack Reed Democratic 98,610 100.0%

2014 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Clay Pell Democratic 34,515 26.9%
Gina Raimondo Democratic 53,990 42.1%
Angel Taveras Democratic 37,326 29.1%

2014 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jack Reed Democratic 223,675 70.7%
Mark Zaccaria Republican 92,684 29.3%

2014 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Gina Raimondo Democratic 131,899 40.8%
Bob Healey Moderate 69,278 21.4%
Allan Fung Republican 117,428 36.3%

2014 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mark Zaccaria Republican 23,780 100.0%

2014 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ken Block Republican 14,399 45.1%
Allan Fung Republican 17,530 54.9%

2012 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Sheldon Whitehouse Democratic 271,034 65.0%
Barry Hinckley Republican 146,222 35.0%

2010 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Frank Caprio Democratic 73,141 100.0%

2010 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Frank Caprio Democratic 78,896 23.0%
Lincoln Chafee Independent 123,571 36.1%
Ken Block Moderate 22,146 6.5%
John Robitaille Republican 114,911 33.6%

2010 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Victor Moffitt Republican 5,613 29.8%
John Robitaille Republican 13,204 70.2%

2008 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jack Reed Democratic 48,038 86.8%
Christopher Young Democratic 7,277 13.2%

2008 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jack Reed Democratic 320,644 73.4%
Bob Tingle Republican 116,174 26.6%

2006 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Carl Sheeler Democratic 6,758 8.0%
Sheldon Whitehouse Democratic 69,301 81.5%
Christopher Young Democratic 8,941 10.5%

2006 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Charles Fogarty Democratic 69,608 100.0%

2006 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Sheldon Whitehouse Democratic 206,110 53.5%
Lincoln Chafee Republican 179,001 46.5%

2006 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Charles Fogarty Democratic 189,562 49.0%
Don Carcieri Republican 197,366 51.0%

2006 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Lincoln Chafee Republican 34,939 54.2%
Stephen Laffey Republican 29,556 45.8%

2006 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Don Carcieri Republican 51,660 100.0%

2002 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Antonio Pires Democratic 26,838 22.5%
Sheldon Whitehouse Democratic 45,880 38.4%
Myrth York Democratic 46,806 39.2%

2002 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Myrth York Democratic 150,229 45.2%
Donald Carcieri Republican 181,827 54.8%

2002 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Reed Democratic 253,922 78.4%
Robert Tingle Republican 69,881 21.6%

2002 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
James Bennett Republican 8,518 33.1%
Donald Carcieri Republican 17,227 66.9%

2000 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Richard Licht Democratic 38,281 42.5%
Robert Weygand Democratic 51,769 57.5%

2000 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robert Weygand Democratic 161,023 41.1%
Lincoln Chafee Republican 222,588 56.9%

1998 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jack Potter Democratic 11,055 17.1%
Myrth York Democratic 53,561 82.9%

1998 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robert Healey Jr. Cool Moose 19,250 6.3%
Myrth York Democratic 129,105 42.1%
Lincoln Almond Republican 156,180 51.0%

1996 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Don Gil Democratic 9,554 13.9%
John Reed Democratic 59,336 86.1%

1996 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Reed Democratic 230,676 63.5%
Nancy Mayer Republican 127,368 35.1%

1996 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Theodore Leonard Republican 1,072 7.2%
Nancy Mayer Republican 11,600 77.5%
Thomas Post III Republican 2,302 15.4%