Between 1912 and 2016 in the state of Rhode Island there have been 27 elections of which: 20 have been won by Democrats, 7 won by Republicans, and 0 won by "other parties".

Year Electoral Presidential Candidate Votes Population Votes Turnout Winner
1912 5
O Eugene V. Debs (IN) 2,049
O Arthur E. Reimer (MA) 236
D Woodrow Wilson (NJ) 30,412 5 Electoral Votes
R William Howard Taft (OH) 27,703
O Eugene W. Chafin (IL) 616
O Theodore Roosevelt (NY) 16,878
552,809 77,894 14.09% D
1916 5
R Charles Evans Hughes (NY) 44,858 5 Electoral Votes
O Frank Hanly (IN) 470
D Woodrow Wilson (NJ) 40,394
O Allan L. Benson (NY) 1,914
O Arthur E. Reimer (MA)
573,208 87,636 15.29% R
1920 5
R Warren G. Harding (OH) 107,463 5 Electoral Votes
O Eugene V. Debs (IN) 4,351
O Aaron S. Watkins (IN) 510
O Other (XX) 495
D James M. Cox (OH) 55,062
O Parley P. Christensen (IL)
O James E. Ferguson (TX)
604,397 167,881 27.78% R
1924 5
O William Z. Foster (MA) 289
D John W. Davis (WV) 76,606
O Herman P. Faris (MO)
O Other (XX) 268
R Calvin Coolidge (MA) 125,286 5 Electoral Votes
O Robert M. La Follette (WI) 7,628
623,306 210,077 33.7% R
1928 5
R Herbert Hoover (CA) 117,522
O Norman Thomas (NY)
O Verne L. Reynolds (MI) 416
D Al Smith (NY) 118,973 5 Electoral Votes
O William Z. Foster (IL) 283
642,215 237,194 36.93% D
1932 4
R Herbert Hoover (CA) 115,266
O Other (XX) 1,162
D Franklin D. Roosevelt (NY) 146,604 4 Electoral Votes
O Norman Thomas (NY) 3,138
701,247 266,170 37.96% D
1936 4
R Alfred Landon (KS) 125,031
O Norman Thomas (NY)
D Franklin D. Roosevelt (NY) 165,238 4 Electoral Votes
O William Lemke (ND) 19,569
O Earl Browder (KS) 1,340
728,747 311,178 42.7% D
1940 4
D Franklin D. Roosevelt (NY) 182,182 4 Electoral Votes
O Norman Thomas (NY)
R Wendell Willkie (NY) 138,653
O Other (XX) 313
713,346 321,148 45.02% D
1944 4
R Thomas E. Dewey (NY) 123,487
O Norman Thomas (NY)
D Franklin D. Roosevelt (NY) 175,356 4 Electoral Votes
O Texas Regulars (TX)
O Other (XX) 433
741,880 299,276 40.34% D
1948 4
D Harry S. Truman (MO) 188,736 4 Electoral Votes
O Strom Thurmond (SC)
O Norman Thomas (NY) 429
R Thomas E. Dewey (NY) 135,787
O Henry A. Wallace (IA) 2,619
O Other (XX) 131
770,414 327,702 42.54% D
1952 4
R Dwight D. Eisenhower (NY) 210,935 4 Electoral Votes
O Vincent Hallinan (CA) 187
O Eric Hass (NY) 83
D Adlai Stevenson (IL) 203,293
O Stuart Hamblen (TX)
807,734 414,498 51.32% R
1956 4
O Other (XX)
D Adlai Stevenson (IL) 161,790
O Eric Hass (NY)
R Dwight D. Eisenhower (NY) 225,819 4 Electoral Votes
839,410 387,609 46.18% R
1960 4
D John Fitzgerald Kennedy (MA) 258,032 4 Electoral Votes
O Other (XX)
R Richard Milhous Nixon (CA) 147,502
O Eric Hass (NY)
859,488 405,534 47.18% D
1964 4
D Lyndon Baines Johnson (TX) 315,463 4 Electoral Votes
O Other (XX)
R Barry Morris Goldwater (AZ) 74,615
O Eric Hass (NY) 2
893,868 390,080 43.64% D
1968 4
R Richard Milhous Nixon (CA) 122,359
O George Corley Wallace (AL) 15,678
D Hubert Horatio Humphrey (MN) 246,518 4 Electoral Votes
928,247 384,555 41.43% D
1972 4
O John G. Schmitz (CA) 25
D George Stanley McGovern (SD) 194,645
O Linda Jenness (GA) 2
R Richard Milhous Nixon (CA) 220,383 4 Electoral Votes
965,660 415,055 42.98% R
1976 4
D James Earl Carter, Jr. (GA) 227,636 4 Electoral Votes
O Eugene McCarthy (MN) 479
R Gerald Rudolph Ford, Jr. (MI) 181,249
O Roger MacBride (VT) 715
1,003,529 410,079 40.86% D
1980 4
R Ronald Wilson Reagan (CA) 154,793
O John Bayard Anderson (IL) 59,819
D James Earl Carter, Jr. (GA) 198,342 4 Electoral Votes
O Ed Clark (CA) 2,458
947,154 415,412 43.86% D
1984 4
R Ronald Wilson Reagan (CA) 212,080 4 Electoral Votes
O David Bergland (CA) 277
D Walter Frederick Mondale (MN) 197,106
985,040 409,463 41.57% R
1988 4
D Michael Stanley Dukakis (MA) 225,123 4 Electoral Votes
O Lenora Fulani (PA) 280
R George Herbert Walker Bush (TX) 177,761
O Ronald Ernest Paul (TX) 825
1,022,926 403,989 39.49% D
1992 4
D William Jefferson Clinton (AR) 213,299 4 Electoral Votes
O Henry Ross Perot (TX) 105,045
O Other (XX) 2,961
R George Herbert Walker Bush (TX) 131,601
O Andre Verne Marrou (AK) 571
1,023,533 453,477 44.31% D
1996 4
R Robert Joseph Dole (KS) 104,683
O Ralph Nader (CT) 6,040
O Other (XX) 1,679
D William Jefferson Clinton (AK) 233,050 4 Electoral Votes
O Henry Ross Perot (TX) 43,723
O Harry Browne (TN) 1,109
1,063,672 390,284 36.69% D
2000 4
O Harry Browne (TN) 742
O John Hagelin (IA) 271
D Albert Arnold Gore, Jr. (TN) 249,508 4 Electoral Votes
O Pat Buchanan (VA) 2,273
O Howard Phillips (VA) 97
O Other (XX) 614
R George Walker Bush (TX) 130,555
O Ralph Nader (CT) 25,052
1,048,319 409,112 39.03% D
2004 4
R George Walker Bush (TX) 169,046
O Ralph Nader (CT) 4,651
O Michael Peroutka (MD) 339
O Other (XX) 1,093
D John Forbes Kerry (MA) 259,765 4 Electoral Votes
O Michael Badnarik (TX) 907
O David Cobb (TX) 1,333
1,090,252 437,134 40.09% D
2008 4
O Other (XX) 2,121
R John Sidney McCain (AZ) 165,391
O Robert Laurence Barr (GA) 1,382
O Cynthia McKinney (GA) 797
D Barack Hussein Obama (IL) 296,571 4 Electoral Votes
O Ralph Nader (CT) 4,829
O Charles Obadiah Baldwin (FL) 675
1,132,185 471,766 41.67% D
2012 4
R Mitt Romney (MA) 157,204
O Jill Stein (MA) 2,421
D Barack Hussein Obama (IL) 279,677 4 Electoral Votes
O Gary Johnson (NM) 4,388
O Other (XX) 2,359
1,073,618 446,049 41.55% D
2016 4
O Gary Johnson (NM) 14,700
D Hillary Clinton (NY) 227,062 4 Electoral Votes
O Jill Stein (MA) 6,171
R Donal Trump (NY) 166,454
O Evan McMullin (UT)
1,115,721 414,387 37.14% D