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Newport, RI – Newport voters turned out in big numbers to cast their votes across The -City-By-The-Sea today. Stay tuned here for updates throughout the day and night.

According to the City’s Canvassing Department, 45 percent of eligible voters in Newport cast ballots in today’s election, up significantly from the 2014 midterm election, when turnout hovered around 33 percent. In all, 7,048 votes were cast at the polls on Tuesday.That number does not include Provisional Ballots, which will be tallied Wednesday. The City reports they had 948 absentee ballot requests (mail and emergency combined).

 

As of 8:30 pm, State of Rhode Island Secretary of State is reporting 346,735 Rhode Islanders (out of the 790,791 registered voters in the state) have voted at the polls today. There are 30,890 requested absentee ballots that are not included in those numbers. The largest turnout recently for a Midterm Election was in 2006, when approximately 394,000 voted.

Unofficial results: Updated November 08, 2018 03:12 PM
9 of 9 precincts reporting (100%)

Representative in General Assembly District 75

Candidate
Ballot breakout
Total votes Pct
Lauren H. Carson (DEM)
  • Polling place: 3231
  • Mail ballots: 435
3666 97.3%
WRITE-IN
  • Polling place: 93
  • Mail ballots: 9
102 2.7%

Non-Partisan Council-At-Large CITY OF NEWPORT

4 to elect
Candidate
Ballot breakout
Total votes Pct
Jeanne-Marie Napolitano
  • Polling place: 4004
  • Mail ballots: 506
4510 19.3%
Jamie P. Bova
  • Polling place: 3539
  • Mail ballots: 382
3921 16.8%
Susan D. Taylor
  • Polling place: 3325
  • Mail ballots: 423
3748 16.0%
Justin S. McLaughlin
  • Polling place: 3018
  • Mail ballots: 388
3406 14.6%
Richard Wick Rudd
  • Polling place: 2583
  • Mail ballots: 241
2824 12.1%
Marco T. Camacho
  • Polling place: 2293
  • Mail ballots: 242
2535 10.9%
Hugo J. DeAscentis
  • Polling place: 2058
  • Mail ballots: 243
2301 9.8%
WRITE-IN
  • Polling place: 106
  • Mail ballots: 13
119 0.5%

Non-Partisan Council Newport Ward 1

Candidate
Ballot breakout
Total votes Pct
Angela McCalla
  • Polling place: 1017
  • Mail ballots: 122
1139 59.8%
James A. Dring
  • Polling place: 710
  • Mail ballots: 52
762 40.0%
WRITE-IN
  • Polling place: 3
  • Mail ballots: 1
4 0.2%

Non-Partisan Council Newport Ward 2

Candidate
Ballot breakout
Total votes Pct
Lynn Underwood Ceglie
  • Polling place: 1436
  • Mail ballots: 150
1586 59.6%
Valerie A. Larkin
  • Polling place: 953
  • Mail ballots: 102
1055 39.7%
WRITE-IN
  • Polling place: 17
  • Mail ballots: 1
18 0.7%

Non-Partisan Council Newport Ward 3

Candidate
Ballot breakout
Total votes Pct
Kathryn E. Leonard
  • Polling place: 1684
  • Mail ballots: 238
1922 96.5%
WRITE-IN
  • Polling place: 63
  • Mail ballots: 6
69 3.5%

Non-Partisan School Committee CITY OF NEWPORT

7 to elect
Candidate
Ballot breakout
Total votes Pct
Aida G. Neary
  • Polling place: 3689
  • Mail ballots: 419
4108 11.6%
Raymond E. Gomes
  • Polling place: 3504
  • Mail ballots: 406
3910 11.1%
Kathleen M. Silvia
  • Polling place: 3457
  • Mail ballots: 425
3882 11.0%
Rebecca Bolan
  • Polling place: 3434
  • Mail ballots: 398
3832 10.9%
Louisa H. Boatwright
  • Polling place: 3446
  • Mail ballots: 378
3824 10.8%
Sandra J. Flowers
  • Polling place: 3322
  • Mail ballots: 442
3764 10.7%
Robert J. Leary
  • Polling place: 2764
  • Mail ballots: 313
3077 8.7%
Karlie L. Cesarini
  • Polling place: 2666
  • Mail ballots: 300
2966 8.4%
David R. Carlin, III
  • Polling place: 2639
  • Mail ballots: 280
2919 8.3%
Kelly Anne Lohrum
  • Polling place: 2562
  • Mail ballots: 296
2858 8.1%
WRITE-IN
  • Polling place: 137
  • Mail ballots: 18
155 0.4%

1. RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL BUILDINGS – $250,000,000 (View votes statewide)

Candidate
Ballot breakout
Total votes Pct
Approve
  • Polling place: 5595
  • Mail ballots: 654
6249 84.1%
Reject
  • Polling place: 1066
  • Mail ballots: 114
1180 15.9%

2. HIGHER EDUCATION FACILITIES – $70,000,000 (View votes statewide)

Candidate
Ballot breakout
Total votes Pct
Approve
  • Polling place: 4453
  • Mail ballots: 543
4996 68.1%
Reject
  • Polling place: 2121
  • Mail ballots: 215
2336 31.9%

3. GREEN ECONOMY AND CLEAN WATER – $47,300,000 (View votes statewide)

Candidate
Ballot breakout
Total votes Pct
Approve
  • Polling place: 5634
  • Mail ballots: 660
6294 84.9%
Reject
  • Polling place: 1006
  • Mail ballots: 110
1116 15.1%

* Precincts with more than one ballot scanner may display as 100% reported despite results only being received from one scanner. Results will be updated when the results from any additional scanner(s) in that precinct are received.

The results posted are preliminary and subject to certification by the Board of Elections. Please note that write-in ballot results are not included in the totals that appear. If you are interested in this information, please contact the local board of canvassers. Mail Ballot results will be blank for a race until results are available. Candidates receiving no mail ballot votes will have a “0” displayed in the mail ballot results.

See All Rhode Island 2018 General Election Results 

 

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