Rhode Island 2016 Election

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Rhode Island has been a reliably Democratic state since 1988 and Hillary Clinton is expected to win the state’s 4 electoral votes.

Rhode Island Political Facts

Governor: Gina Raimondo (Democratic) – Current Term: 2015 – 2019

Electoral Votes: 4

Poll Hours – November 8th, 2016:
  • Polls Open: 7 a.m.
  • Polls Close: 8 p.m.
  • Rhode Island Voting Information
  • Notes: Opening times for the presidential preference primary and the statewide primary elections were allowed to be later than 7 a.m.[51]

Past Rhode Island Presidential Election Results

Democratic Winner | Republican Winner

Year Democratic Candidate | % of Vote Republican Candidate | % of Vote
2012 Obama 63% Romney 35%
2008 Obama 63% McCain 35%
2004 Kerry 60% Bush 39%
2000 Gore 61% Bush 32%
1996 Clinton 60% Dole 27%
1992 Clinton 47% Bush 29%
1988 Dukakis 56% Bush 44%
1984 Mondale 48% Reagan 52%
1980 Carter 48% Reagan 37%
1976 Carter 55% Ford 44%
1972 McGovern 47% Nixon 53%
1968 Humphrey 64% Nixon 32%
1964 Johnson 81% Goldwater 19%
1960 Kennedy 64% Nixon 36%

Rhode Island State Facts

Population (2010 census): 1,052,567
Population Rank By State: 43
Population Growth Estimate (2010-2014): 0.2%
Capital: Providence
Largest City: Providence
State Nickname: The Ocean State