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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.




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