Rhode Island went to the polls today to vote in the Presidential Preference Primary, below are the statewide results and Newport results, as reported by the Rhode Island Board Of Elections.

3,874 out of approximately 13,985 registered voters in the City of Newport voted in the 2016 Presidential Preference Primary. In what is known as a record setting turn-out for a Primary, 4,726 from Newport voted in the 2008 Presidential Preference Primary.

RHODE ISLAND STATEWIDE RESULTS

DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE

Candidate Total votes Pct
Bernie SANDERS 66720 54.7%
Hillary CLINTON 52493 43.1%
UNCOMMITTED 1659 1.4%
WRITE-IN 670 0.5%
Mark STEWART 236 0.2%
Roque “Rocky” De La FUENTE 145 0.1%

REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE

Candidate Total votes Pct
Donald J. TRUMP 39059 63.6%
John R. KASICH 14929 24.3%
Ted CRUZ 6393 10.4%
UNCOMMITTED 417 0.7%
Marco RUBIO 381 0.6%
WRITE-IN 215 0.4%
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.

NEWPORT RESULTS

DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE 

Candidate Total votes Pct
Bernie SANDERS 1552 56.2%
Hillary CLINTON 1169 42.3%
UNCOMMITTED 31 1.1%
WRITE-IN 6 0.2%
Roque “Rocky” De La FUENTE 4 0.1%
Mark STEWART 1 0.0%

DELEGATES FOR SANDERS: DISTRICT 1 (View votes statewide)

8 to elect
Candidate Total votes Pct
Hilary G. STOOKEY 1316 12.8%
Walter M. CONKLIN 1303 12.7%
Amanda MONTGOMERY 1299 12.6%
Laura PEREZ 1299 12.6%
Linda L. UJIFUSA 1281 12.5%
Roland C. GAUVIN 1267 12.3%
Robert K. GOLDMAN 1266 12.3%
Jesse D. CRICHTON 1250 12.2%

DELEGATES FOR UNCOMMITTED: DISTRICT 1 (View votes statewide)

8 to elect
Candidate Total votes Pct
Emalee Ann LALLY 14 28.0%
Beth F. ADAMO 13 26.0%
J. Mark RYAN 12 24.0%
Caitlin E. HOWLE 11 22.0%

DELEGATES FOR CLINTON: DISTRICT 1 (View votes statewide)

8 to elect
Candidate Total votes Pct
H. Claiborne PELL 929 13.2%
Myrth YORK 770 10.9%
Deborah L. RUGGIERO 758 10.8%
Colleen A. CALLAHAN 641 9.1%
Kate G. WEYMOUTH 594 8.4%
Jacqueline Marie PAOLINO 555 7.9%
Joseph Robert PAOLINO, III 547 7.8%
Brett P. SMILEY 524 7.4%
Sue Eckert SAWOSKI 472 6.7%
June S. SPEAKMAN 393 5.6%
Andrew W. MOORE 342 4.9%
Joan Panichas MILAS 326 4.6%
Frederick W. HOPPE, JR. 196 2.8%

REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE (View votes statewide)

Candidate Total votes Pct
Donald J. TRUMP 586 52.7%
John R. KASICH 384 34.6%
Ted CRUZ 117 10.5%
UNCOMMITTED 12 1.1%
Marco RUBIO 6 0.5%
WRITE-IN 6 0.5%

REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATES: DISTRICT 1 (View votes statewide)

3 to elect
Candidate Total votes Pct
Edward J. O’NEILL (TRUMP) 582 29.1%
Thomas M. DICKINSON (KASICH) 418 20.9%
Chad R. MOLLICA (KASICH) 371 18.5%
Anthony G. SPIRATOS (UNCOMMITTED) 203 10.1%
Giovanni D. CICIONE (CRUZ) 140 7.0%
Eileen M. OLSON (CRUZ) 139 6.9%
John A. PAGLIARINI, JR. (RUBIO) 65 3.2%
Lisa L. BELL (RUBIO) 57 2.8%
David B. TALAN (RUBIO) 26 1.3%

REPUBLICAN STATEWIDE DELEGATES: (View votes statewide)

10 to elect
Candidate Total votes Pct
Edward J. DOURA, JR. (TRUMP) 272 3.3%
Kathleen S. ODELL (TRUMP) 257 3.1%
Andrew G. WEBB (TRUMP) 240 2.9%
Debra ZARRELLA (TRUMP) 235 2.8%
Rebecca SCHIFF (TRUMP) 233 2.8%
William K. WHITE (KASICH) 233 2.8%
Dawson Tucker HODGSON (KASICH) 227 2.8%
Lacey McGREEVY (TRUMP) 223 2.7%
Frank W. LaFAZIA (TRUMP) 214 2.6%
Christine M. MISTO (KASICH) 213 2.6%
Susan IANNITELLI (TRUMP) 208 2.5%
Robert J. DURANT (KASICH) 204 2.5%
Eileen G. GROSSMAN (TRUMP) 198 2.4%
Nicholas D. KETTLE (KASICH) 198 2.4%
Robert H. BRESLIN, JR. (KASICH) 194 2.4%
Louis P. PAOLINO (TRUMP) 177 2.1%
Akilah J. KEITA (KASICH) 176 2.1%
Doreen Marie COSTA (TRUMP) 172 2.1%
David E. WATSON (TRUMP) 171 2.1%
Caswell COOKE, JR. (KASICH) 171 2.1%
Geoffrey E. GROVE (KASICH) 164 2.0%
Sean M. TODD (TRUMP) 157 1.9%
Frank R. PALIN (TRUMP) 152 1.8%
Tina M. WALKER (KASICH) 151 1.8%
John R. GOWELL (KASICH) 147 1.8%
Robert B. BOLTON (TRUMP) 143 1.7%
Stacia HUYLER (TRUMP) 141 1.7%
Edward F. HANLEY (KASICH) 138 1.7%
Marilyn Cocozza TRILLO (TRUMP) 134 1.6%
F. William PENNOYER, IV (TRUMP) 128 1.6%
Martha A. STAMP (TRUMP) 125 1.5%
Meg Niemann DURANT (KASICH) 124 1.5%
James E. WALKER (KASICH) 123 1.5%
Elizabeth Ann LEACH (TRUMP) 118 1.4%
Michael J. PICILLO (TRUMP) 114 1.4%
Gerald Paul ZARRELLA, SR. (TRUMP) 107 1.3%
Daniel S. HARROP (KASICH) 93 1.1%
Marie E. ISSA (TRUMP) 89 1.1%
Linda Anna Steere LARSON (TRUMP) 89 1.1%
Paul L. DION (KASICH) 87 1.1%
Armand T. LUSI (TRUMP) 85 1.0%
Robert D. SULLIVAN, III (CRUZ) 84 1.0%
Patrick M. MANNIX (TRUMP) 83 1.0%
Mary E. MARCELLO (TRUMP) 82 1.0%
Robert J. FERRI (KASICH) 81 1.0%
Karina E. RAPOZA (CRUZ) 78 0.9%
Mark SMILEY (CRUZ) 73 0.9%
Gina M. CATALANO (CRUZ) 73 0.9%
Emily L. KUS (CRUZ) 71 0.9%
Lester R. OLSON (CRUZ) 68 0.8%
Ernest A. GRECO (CRUZ) 62 0.8%
Darlene E. DAME (CRUZ) 62 0.8%
John I. DONOVAN (CRUZ) 62 0.8%
Russell C. HRYZAN (CRUZ) 60 0.7%
Erica A. MARSLAND (TRUMP) 58 0.7%
Shirley APPLEGATE-LOCKRIDGE (TRUMP) 52 0.6%
Mary D. FITZHUGH (CRUZ) 50 0.6%
Elliot CALDWELL (UNCOMMITTED) 45 0.5%
Donna M. MARSLAND (TRUMP) 39 0.5%
Grant A. VAN ECK (CRUZ) 39 0.5%
John J. EVERS (CRUZ) 37 0.4%
Allan W. FUNG (RUBIO) 32 0.4%
Daniel Patrick REILLY (RUBIO) 13 0.2%
Carlos E. LOPEZ (RUBIO) 10 0.1%
Marion E. O’BRIEN (RUBIO) 9 0.1%
Gary S. SASSE (RUBIO) 9 0.1%
Patrick M. McCARTHY (RUBIO) 8 0.1%
Sandra E. MORSE (RUBIO) 7 0.1%
Thomas E. ROGERS (RUBIO) 6 0.1%
Patrick SWEENEY (RUBIO) 6 0.1%
William K. WRAY, SR. (RUBIO) 5 0.1%
Francis T. MAHER, JR. (RUBIO) 5 0.1%
Stephen A. MELLO (RUBIO) 5 0.1%
Randall A. JACKVONY (RUBIO) 5 0.1%
Susan F. LANCELLOTTA (RUBIO) 4 0.0%
Paula A. SMITH (RUBIO) 4 0.0%
Luis A. VARGAS (RUBIO) 4 0.0%
William Michael BRENNEN (RUBIO) 4 0.0%
Margaret B. ROGERS (RUBIO) 4 0.0%
Martha L. WALLICK (RUBIO) 3 0.0%
Matthew Louis FABISCH (RUBIO) 3 0.0%
Kirk S. JORDAN (RUBIO) 3 0.0%
Jason R. MASTERSON (RUBIO) 3 0.0%
Robert A. NARDOLILLO (RUBIO) 3 0.0%
Alfred J. PASSARELLI (RUBIO) 2 0.0%
David R. KANIG (RUBIO) 2 0.0%
Giovanni FEROCE (RUBIO) 2 0.0%
Scott B. KLIMAJ (RUBIO) 1 0.0%
Michael W. FAVICCHIO (RUBIO) 1 0.0%
Christopher W. STANLEY (RUBIO) 1 0.0%
Marco CAPALDI (RUBIO) 0 0.0%
Hasan ALSAWAF (RUBIO) 0 0.0%
Anthony W. LANCELLOTTA (RUBIO) 0 0.0%
Jerome L. MISSEL (RUBIO) 0 0.0%
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.

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