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

Biden wins big in Metro Detroit

"I Voted" stickers (Sarah M. Parlette / WDIV)

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

Bloomfield Township

  • Biden -- 17,140 votes (55.52%) ✅
  • Trump -- 13,431 votes (43.51%)

How Bloomfield Township voted in 2016:

  • Trump -- 12,748 votes (46.36%)
  • Clinton -- 13,474 votes (49.00%)

Farmington Hills

  • 50,105 ballots cast
  • Biden -- 32,277 votes (64.41%)
  • Trump -- 16,889 votes (33.70%)

How Farmington Hills voted in 2016:

  • Trump -- 15,745 votes (35. 11%)
  • Clinton -- 26,842 votes (59.86%)

Madison Heights

  • Biden -- 8,450 votes (55.30%) ✅
  • Trump -- 6,574 votes (43.03%)

Novi

  • Biden -- 20,465 votes (54.20%) ✅
  • Trump -- 14,623 votes (40.88%)

How Novi voted in 2016:

  • Trump -- 13,225 votes (44.32%)
  • Clinton -- 14,974 votes (50.18%)

Rochester Hills

  • Biden -- 23,173 votes (50.67%) ✅
  • Trump -- 21,680 votes (47.40%)

How Rochester Hills votes in 2016:

  • Trump -- 19,902 votes (50.02%)
  • Clinton -- 17,679 (44.44%)

Troy

  • Biden -- 27,061 votes (54.42%) ✅
  • Trump -- 21,725 votes (43.69%)

How Troy voted in 2016:

  • Trump -- 20,101 votes (47.05%)
  • Clinton -- 20,412 votes (47.78%)

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


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