Delaware 2020 election results
The state has three electoral votes at stake in the presidential race.
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ABC News projects Joe Biden will win in Delaware.
Voters in Delaware head to the polls Tuesday. The state has three electoral votes at stake in the presidential race.
Delaware offered vote by mail and absentee voting. Earlier this year, state lawmakers made an exception to the state’s absentee voting system to allow any voter to mail in their ballot. Voters who qualified for absentee voting could cast their ballot by fax or email. On Election Day, polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Delaware’s own Joe Biden is at the top of the Democratic ticket.
In the last seven elections, Delaware has voted Democratic. In 2016, Hillary Clinton won there, beating President Donald Trump by 11.5 points.
That margin was down from the previous two elections, when the state’s longtime senator, Biden, ran for vice president on the Democratic ticket.
*Counties are colored red or blue when the % expected vote reporting reaches a set threshold. This threshold varies by state and is based on patterns of past vote reporting and expectations about how the vote will report this year.Delaware 2020 election results.
Delaware Election Results
Updated Nov. 28, 2020, 9:33 AM ET
Delaware Election Results
Joseph R. Biden Jr. has won his home state of Delaware, where Democrats control the governorship, the legislature and the congressional delegation. The only county that President Trump won in 2016 was watched closely: Kent County, the least populous of Delaware’s three counties, became one of 206 “pivot counties” nationwide when it flipped to Mr. Trump after voting for President Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012. Mr. Trump won the county by about five percentage points in 2016 Read more
Lisa Rochester, a Democrat, won re-election in Delaware’s 1st Congressional District. Senator Chris Coons, a moderate Democrat and a member of the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee, also was re-elected. He faced Lauren Witzke, a Republican who has been linked with the QAnon conspiracy theory.
Gov. John Carney, a Democrat who has campaigned on his first-term record of building up a budget surplus, won re-election in his race against Julianne Murray, a lawyer who says that small businesses have been unfairly prevented from reopening during the pandemic. Mr. Carney focused on preserving services during the coronavirus pandemic and renewing infrastructure. — JON HURDLE Read lessSee full results and maps from the Delaware elections. ]]>