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Former Vice President Joe Biden (D) won the presidential election in Rhode Island on November 3, 2020.
The Democratic and Republican parties held primary elections in Rhode Island on June 2, 2020. Governor Gina Raimondo (D) postponed the primary, originally scheduled for April 28, 2020, to June 2, 2020, in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Biden won the Democratic primary, and President Donald Trump won the Republican primary.
Heading into the 2020 election, Rhode Island was one of five states with four votes in the Electoral College, making it tied for 39th-most. Rhode Island was carried by the Democratic presidential nominee in every election between 1988 and 2016; the last Republican to carry the state was Ronald Reagan (R). Between 1900 and 2016, Rhode Island was carried by the Democratic presidential candidate in 66.67% of elections and by the Republican in 33.33%.
In the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton (D) carried Rhode Island with 54.4% of the vote to Donald Trump‘s (R) 38.9%.
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