Trump tops 70 percent of vote in Orleans County

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 3 November 2020 at 11:19 pm

Photo from Trump campaign: President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally.

Four years ago Donald Trump received 66.8 percent of the vote for president in Orleans County, which was the third highest percentage in the state, topped only by Wyoming County (71.9 percent) and Allegany County (67.0 percent).

The results of in-person voting this time show Trump receiving 71.4 percent of the vote in Orleans County or 11,173 or the 15,649 votes cast for president.

Joe Biden received 26.1 percent or 4,082 votes.

Third party candidates also picked up votes with Jo Jorgensen (Libertarian) receiving 1.8 percent or 274 votes, Brock Pierce (Independence) at 0.4 percent or 58 votes and Howie Hawkins (Green Party) at 0.2 percent or 38 votes.

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