Mendonca Wins District 72 Rep Race

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — Republican Kenneth J. Mendonca defeated his Democrat opponent Linda Dill Finn in the state Representative race for District 72, according to the Board of Elections Thursday.

The Board of Elections completed counting mail ballots on Thursday. The final tally was 3,772 votes or 51.2% for Mendonca and 3,589 votes or 48.7% for Finn. The district received approximately 1,134 mail ballots in total.

The results can be found below.

Representative in General Assembly District 72

Ballot breakout
Total votes Pct
Kenneth J. Mendonca (REP)
  • Polling place: 3243
  • Mail ballots: 529
3772 51.2%
Linda Dill Finn (DEM)
  • Polling place: 2984
  • Mail ballots: 605
3589 48.7%
  • Polling place: 6
  • Mail ballots: 0
6 0.1%

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