Election 2018 Results: Portsmouth Democrats Dominate Town Council

Editor’s note: Due to a large number of mail ballots this year, results may change. 

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — The Portsmouth Democrats will dominate the Town Council if results remain after mail ballots, winning 6 of the 7 seats. View the General Election results for Portsmouth here.

2018 General Election

Votes by municipality: Portsmouth

Unofficial results: Updated November 06, 2018 09:24 PM
8 of 8 precincts reporting (100%)

Senator in Congress (View votes statewide)

Candidate Total votes Pct
Sheldon Whitehouse (DEM) 4154 58.5%
Robert G. Flanders, Jr. (REP) 2931 41.3%
WRITE-IN 14 0.2%

Representative in Congress District 1 (View votes statewide)

Candidate Total votes Pct
David N. Cicilline (DEM) 4126 58.5%
Patrick J. Donovan (REP) 2909 41.2%
WRITE-IN 19 0.3%

Governor (View votes statewide)

Candidate Total votes Pct
Gina M. Raimondo (DEM) 3927 55.6%
Allan W. Fung (REP) 2411 34.1%
Joseph A. Trillo (Ind) 341 4.8%
William H. Gilbert (MOD) 190 2.7%
Luis Daniel Munoz (Ind) 95 1.3%
Anne Armstrong (Com) 80 1.1%
WRITE-IN 18 0.3%

Lieutenant Governor (View votes statewide)

Candidate Total votes Pct
Daniel J. McKee (DEM) 3859 56.1%
Paul E. Pence (REP) 2351 34.2%
Joel J. Hellmann (MOD) 284 4.1%
Ross K. McCurdy (Ind) 153 2.2%
Jonathan J. Riccitelli (Ind) 146 2.1%
WRITE-IN 88 1.3%

Secretary of State (View votes statewide)

Candidate Total votes Pct
Nellie M. Gorbea (DEM) 4423 63.8%
Pat V. Cortellessa (REP) 2497 36.0%
WRITE-IN 11 0.2%

Attorney General (View votes statewide)

Candidate Total votes Pct
Peter F. Neronha (DEM) 4938 77.8%
Alan Gordon (Com) 1327 20.9%
WRITE-IN 84 1.3%

General Treasurer (View votes statewide)

Candidate Total votes Pct
Seth Magaziner (DEM) 4148 59.7%
Michael G. Riley (REP) 2787 40.1%
WRITE-IN 9 0.1%

Senator in General Assembly District 11 (View votes statewide)

Candidate Total votes Pct
James Arthur Seveney (DEM) 4328 61.9%
Stephanie L. Calise (REP) 2656 38.0%
WRITE-IN 11 0.2%

Representative in General Assembly District 69 (View votes statewide)

Candidate Total votes Pct
Susan R. Donovan (DEM) 159 57.2%
Douglas W. Gablinske (Ind) 118 42.4%
WRITE-IN 1 0.4%

Representative in General Assembly District 70 (View votes statewide)

Candidate Total votes Pct
John G. Edwards (DEM) 862 95.8%
WRITE-IN 38 4.2%

Representative in General Assembly District 71 (View votes statewide)

Candidate Total votes Pct
Dennis M. Canario (DEM) 1532 95.7%
WRITE-IN 69 4.3%

Representative in General Assembly District 72 (View votes statewide)

Candidate Total votes Pct
Terri-Denise Cortvriend (DEM) 1898 52.4%
Kenneth J. Mendonca (REP) 1719 47.4%
WRITE-IN 6 0.2%

School Committee TOWN OF PORTSMOUTH

4 to elect
Candidate Total votes Pct
Frederick W. Faerber, III (Ind) 4438 22.0%
Catherine H. Holtman (DEM) 4313 21.3%
Allen J. Shers (REP) 3944 19.5%
Thomas Richard Vadney (REP) 3825 18.9%
John Amos Schlesinger (REP) 3506 17.4%
WRITE-IN 181 0.9%

Town Council TOWN OF PORTSMOUTH

7 to elect
Candidate Total votes Pct
Linda L. Ujifusa (DEM) 3676 8.4%
Kevin M. Aguiar (DEM) 3475 8.0%
J. Mark Ryan (DEM) 3238 7.4%
Keith E. Hamilton (REP) 3219 7.4%
Daniela T. Abbott (DEM) 3181 7.3%
Andrew V. Kelly (DEM) 3144 7.2%
Leonard Barry Katzman (DEM) 3014 6.9%
Paul Francis Kesson (REP) 2874 6.6%
David M. Gleason (Ind) 2854 6.5%
Elizabeth A. Pedro (REP) 2838 6.5%
Raymond Douglas Davis (DEM) 2745 6.3%
Debra Cardoza (REP) 2669 6.1%
Lawrence J. Fitzmorris (REP) 2528 5.8%
Jeffrey L. Richard (REP) 2292 5.3%
Peter D. Roberts (Ind) 1789 4.1%
WRITE-IN 87 0.2%

1. RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL BUILDINGS – $250,000,000 (View votes statewide)

Candidate Total votes Pct
Approve 4868 71.9%
Reject 1898 28.1%

2. HIGHER EDUCATION FACILITIES – $70,000,000 (View votes statewide)

Candidate Total votes Pct
Approve 3591 53.4%
Reject 3130 46.6%

3. GREEN ECONOMY AND CLEAN WATER – $47,300,000 (View votes statewide)

Candidate Total votes Pct
Approve 5046 74.6%
Reject 1716 25.4%

You can also view local results here: https://www.ri.gov/election/results/2018/general_election/portsmouth/

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