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

Biden wins big in Metro Detroit overall, but Trump takes Macomb County

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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 Macomb County (some 2016 results are not listed if a source is not available):

Clinton Township

  • Biden -- 27,851 votes (49.41%) ✅
  • Trump -- 27,358 votes (48.53%)

Eastpointe

  • Biden -- 13,326 votes (73.64%) ✅
  • Trump -- 4,467 votes (24.68%)

Fraser

  • Biden -- 4,105 votes (46.31%)
  • Trump -- 4,565 votes (51.50%) ✅

Macomb Township

  • Biden -- 21,118 votes (37.72%)
  • Trump -- 33,933 votes (60.61%) ✅

Roseville

  • Biden -- 12,751 votes (53.45%) ✅
  • Trump -- 10,589 votes (44.39%)

Shelby Township

  • Biden -- 17,736 votes (36.62%)
  • Trump -- 29,847 votes (61.63%) ✅

St. Clair Shores

  • Biden -- 17,653 votes (45.77%)
  • Trump -- 20,112 votes (52.15%) ✅

Sterling Heights

  • Biden -- 30,587 votes (43.56%)
  • Trump -- 38,451 votes (54.77%) ✅

Warren

  • Biden -- 39,698 votes (56.00%) ✅
  • Trump -- 29,816 votes (42.06%)

Washington Township

  • Biden -- 5,715 votes (31.41%)
  • Trump -- 12,145 votes (66.76) ✅

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


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