2016 United States presidential election in Rhode Island
|Turnout||60.2% 0.6 pp|
Results by county showing number of votes by size and candidates by color
|Elections in Rhode Island|
The 2016 United States presidential election in Rhode Island took place on November 8, 2016, as part of the 2016 General Election in which all 50 states plus The District of Columbia participated. Rhode Island voters chose electors to represent them in the Electoral College via a popular vote.
On April 26, 2016, in the presidential primaries, Rhode Island voters expressed their preferences for the Democratic and Republican parties' respective nominees for president. Registered members of each party voted only in their party's primary, while voters who were unaffiliated chose any one primary in which to vote.
In the 2012 election, Mitt Romney won only three towns in Rhode Island. Donald Trump won 14 towns and even narrowly flipped Kent County, making this the first time a Republican has won a county in the state since Ronald Reagan in 1984.
Four candidates appeared on the Democratic presidential primary ballot:
|Rhode Island Democratic primary, April 26, 2016|
|Candidate||Popular vote||Estimated delegates|
|Rocky De La Fuente||145||0.12%||0||0||0|
|Source: The Green Papers, Rhode Island Board of Elections and|
Rhode Island Democratic Party - Official Pledged Delegates Allocation
Three candidates appeared on the Republican presidential primary ballot:
|Rhode Island Republican primary, April 26, 2016|
|Candidate||Votes||Percentage||Actual delegate count|
|Marco Rubio (withdrawn)||382||0.61%||0||0||0|
|Source: The Green Papers|
General election results.
|American Delta||Rocky De La Fuente||671||0.14%|
Results by county
- Democratic Party presidential debates, 2016
- Democratic Party presidential primaries, 2016
- Republican Party presidential debates, 2016
- Republican Party presidential primaries, 2016
- This figure is calculated by dividing the total number of votes cast in 2016 (464,144) by an estimate of the number of registered voters in Rhode Island in 2016 (770,875).
- For the number of votes cast, see "Official 2016 Presidential General Election Results". Rhode Island Board of Elections. February 27, 2017. Retrieved February 6, 2018.
- For the estimated number of registered voters, see "STATEWIDE - VOTER REGISTRATION SUMMARY" (PDF). Rhode Island Board of Elections. October 9, 2016. Retrieved February 6, 2018.
- "2012 Presidential Election Results - Rhode Island by City and Town". U.S. Election Atlas. David Leip. Retrieved 2016-11-25.
- Patrick Anderson. "Candidates in both parties gear up for spot on R.I. primary ballot". The Providence Journal. Retrieved 5 February 2016.
- "Rhode Island Election Results". Retrieved December 12, 2016.