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2020 United States Senate election in Rhode Island

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Nominee Jack Reed Allen Waters
Party Democrat Republican
Popular vote 328,574 164,855
Percentage 66.6% 33.4%

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County results
Reed:      60–70%

U.S. Senator before election

Jack Reed
Democrat

Elected U.S. Senator

Jack Reed
Democrat

An election happened on November 3, 2020, to elect a member of the United States Senate to represent the U.S. state of Rhode Island. The two people in the election were Jack Reed (Democratic Party) and Allen Waters (Republican Party). Waters was not liked by the Republican Party after people said he did domestic violence. Reed won the election and stayed as Senator.

Primary elections happened on September 8, 2020. Both the Democratic and Republican Party primary elections had only one person in them.

Democratic Party primary

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democrat Jack Reed (incumbent) 65,859 100.0%
Total votes 65,859 100.0%

Republican Party primary

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Allen Waters 8,819 100.0%
Total votes 8,819 100.0%

Results

United States Senate election in Rhode Island, 2020
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democrat Jack Reed (incumbent) 328,574 66.48% -4.10%
Republican Allen Waters 164,855 33.35% +4.10%
Write-in 833 0.17% ±0.00%
Total votes 494,262 100.0%
Democrat hold
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