Voters in Talbot, Dorchester, and Kent counties again favored Republican Donald Trump for president.
Democratic challenger Joe Biden outperformed Hillary Clinton in one county, while the incumbent had a higher percentage of the vote in 2020 in the other two.
In Talbot County, Trump’s margin of victory slipped from 2016.
Unofficial 2020 results show Republican incumbent Trump with 50.5% of the vote in Talbot County. Democrat Joe Biden garnered 47.3% and Libertarian Jo Jorgensen had 1.1%.
Biden is faring better in Talbot County than Hillary Clinton did in 2016. Trump took 53.06% of the county’s vote four years ago, Clinton had 42.81%, Libertarian Gary Johnson had 3.13%, and Green Jill Stein had 1 percent.
The 2020 numbers likely will shift as election officials count remaining ballots on Nov. 5 and Nov. 13.
Republican incumbent Rep. Andy Harris also saw his Talbot County support dip in the 2020 race for First District.
Harris sits at 54.9% in Talbot and Democratic challenger Mia Mason has 45%.
In 2016, Harris had 60.8% of the vote in Talbot County, with 35.79% for Democrat Joe Werner and 3.41% for Libertarian Matt Beers.
In Dorchester County, Biden underperforms Clinton; Harris maintains margin of victory
Trump leads Biden 58.2% to 39.5% in the county. In 2016, Trump had 55.7% to 41.35% for Clinton.
Harris currently has 62.1% of Dorchester’s vote, with 37.7% for Mason. In 2016, Harris had 61.27%, Werner had 35.82%, and Beers had 2.9%.
Biden polls lower in Kent County: Harris essentially unchanged
Trump has 52.5% of Kent’s vote this year; he had 49.36% in 2016.
Biden has 44.9% compared to 46.31% for Clinton four years ago.
Harris essentially maintained his margin of victory from 2016.
Four years ago, Harris had 56.36%, Werner had 40.44%, and Beers had 3.2%.
Harris currently has 55.4% of Kent’s vote this year and Mason has 44.4%.
This post has been updated to correct the election year in which Joe Werner challenged Andy Harris.