How Detroit’s Wayne County suburbs voted in 2020 presidential election

Biden wins big in Metro Detroit

A sticker for early voters is stuck onto a pavement outside Kenosha's municipal offices for early voting, Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, in Kenosha, Wis. Trump has made protest violence in Kenosha and other American cities, a key part of his re-election campaign, linking violence to Democrats and saying it would spread dramatically if Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden was to defeat him on Election Day. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
A sticker for early voters is stuck onto a pavement outside Kenosha's municipal offices for early voting, Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, in Kenosha, Wis. Trump has made protest violence in Kenosha and other American cities, a key part of his re-election campaign, linking violence to Democrats and saying it would spread dramatically if Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden was to defeat him on Election Day. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

We’re taking a closer look at how Metro Detroit voted for president in the Nov. 3 General Election.

The city of Detroit voted overwhelmingly in favor of Joe Biden -- 233,908 total votes for the Biden-Harris ticket compared to just 12,654 for the incumbent President Trump. Detroit’s election turnout was 49.56% -- 250,138 total votes out of 504,714 registered voters.

Overall, Wayne County was a definitive vote for Biden -- 68.12% of the vote. That’s 587,074 votes for the Democratic ticket in Wayne County.

In Oakland County, Biden won with 56.36% of the vote -- 433,982 total votes for the Democrat.

Macomb County was the lone member of the tri-county region to vote red -- 53.28% of the vote was for Trump in Macomb County (264,535 votes). It was the tightest of the three major Metro Detroit counties.



*You can find more specific race results in Metro Detroit -- including by county -- by searching here:

It’s not at all surprising to see Detroiters select the Democratic option, but what about some of the surrounding suburbs?

Let’s take a look at the unofficial results being reported by local clerk offices in Wayne County (some 2016 results are not listed if a source is not available):

Allen Park

  • Biden -- 8,414 votes (49.10%) ✅
  • Trump -- 8,360 votes (48.79%)

How Allen Park voted in 2016:

  • Trump -- 7,421 votes (49.70%)
  • Clinton -- 6,615 votes (44.30%)

Canton Township

  • Biden -- 35,063 votes (61.18%)
  • Trump -- 21,506 votes (37.53%)

How Canton Township voted in 2016 -- view here.

Dearborn

  • Biden -- 30,718 votes (74.20%)
  • Trump -- 13,239 votes (24.23%)

How Dearborn voted in 2016:

  • Trump -- 12,171 votes (30.72%)
  • Clinton -- 24,940 votes (62.96%)

Garden City

  • Biden -- 6,923 votes (45.56%)
  • Trump -- 7,929 votes (52.18%)

Grosse Ile Township

  • 8,006 ballots cast
  • Biden -- 3,152 votes (39.37%)
  • Trump -- 4,693 votes (58.61%)

Grosse Pointe

  • Biden -- 2,289 votes (55.87%)
  • Trump -- 1,755 votes (42.84%)

Grosse Pointe Farms

  • Biden -- 3,704 votes (49.41%)
  • Trump -- 3,714 votes (49.54%)

Grosse Pointe Park

  • Biden -- 5,171 votes (63.66%)
  • Trump -- 2,848 votes (35.06%)

Inkster

  • Biden -- 9,140 votes (90.03%)
  • Trump -- 877 votes (8.64%)

Lincoln Park

  • Biden -- 9,508 votes (56.26%)
  • Trump -- 7,043 votes (41.67%)

Livonia

  • Biden -- 31,818 votes (49.88%)
  • Trump -- 30,624 votes (48.00%)

How Livonia voted in 2016:

  • Trump -- 28,263 votes (50.13%)
  • Clinton -- 24,182 votes (42.89%)

Melvindale

  • Biden -- 2,822 votes (63.64%) ✅
  • Trump -- 1,525 votes (34.39%)

Northville Township

  • Biden -- 11,001 votes (52.84%) ✅
  • Trump -- 9,555 votes (45.89%)

How Northville Township voted in 2016:

  • Trump -- 8,600 votes (48.84%)
  • Clinton -- 8,014 votes (45.51%)

Plymouth (city)

  • Biden -- 3,763 votes (58.61%) ✅
  • Trump -- 2,481 votes (38.64%)

Plymouth Township

  • Biden -- 9,943 votes (50.71%) ✅
  • Trump -- 9,386 votes (47.87%)

How Plymouth Township voted in 2016:

  • Trump -- 8,842 votes (50.60%)
  • Clinton -- 7,563 votes (43.28%)

Redford Township

  • Biden -- 20,082 votes (72.82%) ✅
  • Trump -- 7,025 (25.48%)

How Redford Township voted in 2016 -- view here.

Riverview

  • Biden -- 3,446 votes (48.90%)
  • Trump -- 3,469 votes (49.22%) ✅

Romulus

  • Biden -- 8,725 votes (68.74%) ✅
  • Trump -- 3,792 votes (29.88%)

How Romulus voted in 2016:

  • Trump -- 3,070 votes (27.78%)
  • Clinton -- 7,573 votes (68.52%)

Southgate

  • Biden -- 8,617 votes (51.95%) ✅
  • Trump -- 7,660 votes (46.18%)

Taylor

  • Biden -- 15,476 votes (52.00%) ✅
  • Trump -- 13,787 votes (46.32%)

Trenton

  • Biden -- 5,534 votes (46.01%)
  • Trump -- 6,293 votes (52.32%) ✅

Van Buren Township

  • Biden -- 11,104 votes (63.81%) ✅
  • Trump -- 6,020 (34.60%)

Wayne

  • Biden -- 4,788 (57.43%) ✅
  • Trump -- 3,385 (40.60%)

Westland

  • Biden -- 26,059 votes (58.85%) ✅
  • Trump -- 17,479 (39.48%)

How Westland voted in 2016:

  • Trump -- 14,708 votes (38.82%)
  • Clinton -- 20,961 (55.32%)

Woodhaven

  • Biden -- 3,714 votes (47.96%)
  • Trump -- 3,910 votes (50.49%) ✅

Wyandotte

  • Biden -- 7,289 votes (50.04%) ✅
  • Trump -- 7,012 votes (48.14%)

We’ll continue to add to this list as we gather more results.


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