} Trailing the two main candidates were Juan Dalmau of the Puerto Rican Independence Party, which for the first time since the 1950s obtained double-digit support, Alexandra Lúgaro of Citizen Victory Movement, César Vázquez of the Dignity Project and independent candidate Eliezer Molina. } } margin-bottom: -2px !important; .inner_percentage.Democratic { .results_table { margin-bottom: 4px; Upcoming; Past; Countries; Digest. Click here to contact our editorial staff, and click here to report an error. The South Carolina Republican Party hosted an election night watch party with U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) at the Pastides Alumni Center in downtown Columbia as results came in Tuesday night. display: inline-block; padding:7px 8px 8px; } display: block; } “They’ve been doing the same thing for years and there’s no change,” he said, adding that the island’s public education system needs to be improved and wages increased to prevent the loss of young people moving to the U.S. mainland in search of work. } [1], .votebox { Pedro Pierluisi of the pro-statehood New Progressive Party held a slight lead over Carlos Delgado of the Popular Democratic Party, which supports the island's current status. .race_header { .race_header, .results_text, .results_table_container, .votebox_legend { max-width: 600px; Vázquez made the endorsement despite President Trump opposing Puerto Rican statehood, something the governor is in favor of. U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham with South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson. US President Donald Trump arrives to speak, flanked by Karen Pence, US Vice President Mike Pence and US First Lady Melania Trump. Ricardo Rosselló to quit, an event known as the “Summer of 2019” that was sparked by a leaked chat in which the then-governor and other officials made fun of hurricane victims, among other things, and made comments that led to an investigation into possible corruption. } font-size: 0.9em; Ken Nelson of Nevada votes at his polling place in Ray Lounsberry's Shed in Nevada, Iowa. The candidates faced a dwindling voter base because of emigration caused by hardship. font-size: 12px; “Possibly not in my lifetime.”. top: -5px; width: 35px !important; background-color: #6db24f; Poll workers at Precinct 27 at the South Knoxville Optimist wait to help voters on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 in Knoxville, Tenn. Olivia DeFalco, left, of Phoenix, Elicia Piceno, right, of Phoenix and other voters wait in line at the polling place at White Hawk Gallery in old town Scottsdale, Ariz. on Election Day on Nov. 3, 2020. But this year, he voted for a new party because he said the New Progressives and Popular Democrats don't deliver. It's the first time in recent history that either of Puerto Rico's two main parties failed to secure more than 40% of the overall vote. In addition to the general election, voters also faced a nonbinding referendum that asked, “Should Puerto Rico be admitted immediately into the union as a state?". font-size: 12px; Officials count early votes at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum where social distancing is possible amid the COVID-19 pandemic, during general elections in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. Pierluisi briefly served as governor following last year’s protests and previously represented Puerto Rico in Congress for eight years. A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. function defer() { Chris Pietsch, The Register-Guard via USA TODAY Network. width: 100%; Trudie Brown gets assistance voting from Hank Brown at the Dan Ruiz Branch Library in Austin, Texas. Election observers, however, note Puerto Ricans have weaker voter turnout rates than other Hispanic groups that favor Republican candidates. height: 56px; As results trickled in late Tuesday, car horns blared and occasional fireworks pierced the night as supporters celebrated. } .results_text { color: #fff; People cast their ballots for the 2020 election at the Sherman Township Center School on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Colo, Iowa. Delegate allocation was proportional. In addition to electing a governor, Puerto … background-color: #003388; } position: absolute; } margin-bottom:16px; font-size: 2em; "The mismanagement of this process affects us all. 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The new governor will have to work alongside a federal control board that oversees Puerto Rico’s finances and has previously clashed with local officials over austerity measures, including proposed public pension cuts. overflow-y: hidden; The 2020 United States gubernatorial elections were held on November 3, 2020, in 11 states and two territories. z-index:1; color:white; Poll workers count absentee ballots for the city of Detroit at the TCF Center in downtown Detroit on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. font-style: italic; 9 August 2020: The Puerto Rico Primary was suspended when 59 out of 110 precincts did not receive election materials including ballots. .votebox-results-metadata { President Trump thanked the Puerto Rican governor for endorsing him in the 2020 presidential election in a tweet Thursday night, claiming the … .inner_percentage.CrossFiled { } Heading into the election, the governor was Wanda Vázquez Garced (PNPNew Progressive Party (Spanish: Partido Nuevo Progresista, PNP)). .results_row.winner { Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. Jamie German, Democrat and Chronicle via USA TODAY Network. padding-bottom: 8px; Read or Share this story: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/11/04/puerto-rico-awaits-final-election-results-governor-statehood-vote/6159554002/. But, in what may be the biggest shake-up of the 2020 election in Puerto Rico, Manuel Natal, a 34-year-old liberal firebrand, could become the next mayor of San Juan. A primary was scheduled for August 9, 2020. if (window.jQuery) { A poll worker prepares to wipe down each polling booth after use at Creekside Elementary in Fairfield, Ohio, on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. 2017 News; Academic Research-Archives 2014-Archives 2015-Archives 2016; From CEPPS; Map; About; My EGUIDE; Home › Elections › Puerto Rico › Election for Puerto Rican Governor Nov. 3, 2020 Confirmed For a full timeline about election modifications made in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, click here. display: inline-block; display: block; Democratic Senate candidate Mark Kelly with his wife Gabby Giffords and Kelly daughter's Clair, on left (gray suit) and Claudia after giving at speech at Congress Hotel on Nov 3rd, 2020. .votebox_legend .non_result_row { padding-top: 8px; “It's one promise after another and they don't do anything,” Santos said. letter-spacing: 0.03em; Puerto Rico held an election for governor on November 3, 2020. } .inner_percentage.Republican { setTimeout(function() { defer() }, 500); background-color: #f4f4f4; .votebox-results-cell--check { Claude Tolbert wheels his bicycle away after voting at the Lindsey Davis Senior Community Center in Riviera Beach, Fla. 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Voters use physically distanced booths, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, at the Mount Washington Recreation Center polling location in Cincinnati. Michael Chow, The Republic/ USA TODAY Network. line-height: 1.5em; Rafael Fonseca, an administrator, said he had hoped neither of the two parties would win this year. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — People across Puerto Rico awaited final results Wednesday following elections that saw long lines of voters and produced a tight gubernatorial … margin-bottom: .75em; David Wallace, The Republic /USA TODAY Network. overflow-x: auto; Police bike through McPherson Square in Washington, DC on election night for the 2020 Presidential election between Democratic candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden and Republican candidate President Donald Trump on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. margin-right: 10px; Ken McGagh, MetroWest Daily News via USA TODAY Network. display: inline; .votebox-results-metadata-p { (Photo: Carlos Giusti, AP). The polls open in Virginia just past 6 a.m. as voters line up at McLean High School in McLean, VA on Nov. 3, 2020. Voters stand in line just before polls close at 7 p.m. at the Rockford Board of Elections office, 301 S. Sixth St., on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Rockford, Ill. Scott P. 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Trump supporter and volunteer Rob Gardenier places campaign signs outside of McLean High School polling place in McLean, Virginia just after the polls opened on Nov. 3, 2020. “It's irresponsible,” Delgado said of Pierluisi's actions. .mw-body #mw-content-text th.votebox-results-cell--text { } else { The previous gubernatorial elections for this group of states took place in 2016, except in New Hampshire and Vermont where governors only serve two-year terms and elected their current governors in 2018.Nine state governors ran for reelection and all nine won, while … background-color: green; } .results_table_container { left: 0; The general election will pit Pierluisi against Carlos Delgado, who won Sunday's gubernatorial primary for the island's other main political party, … Workers process ballots Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 at the City of Milwaukee Central Count Facility, 501 W. Michigan Ave. in Milwaukee, Wis. Split into three shifts, tabulators are positioned in pods of around 50 people to limit the amount of interaction among the hundreds working there because of the coronavirus. Mark Hoffman, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel/ USA TODAY Network. to ballot in the 2020 presidential election on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. Expected unrest that led to an increased police presence as well as businesses boarding up storefront windows had not developed as polls closed throughout the country. defer(); Ballotpedia provided comprehensive coverage of how election dates and procedures changed in 2020. Despite the drop in eligible voters, the diversity of parties and candidates has increased in recent years, slowly eroding the grip that the New Progressives and Popular Democrats have had on the island’s politics for decades. margin-top: 16px; The filing deadline was December 30, 2019. 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Pierluisi celebrated the early results and held a news conference, while Delgado said shortly after midnight that he would await final results. color: #888; The primary election was partially suspended on August 9 because some polling centers did not receive ballots and others ran out of ballots. .votebox-results-cell--number { } — Syra Ortiz-Blanes (@syraob) October 6, 2020. .race_footer { Hamilton County Board of Elections employees prepare to begin the election night vote count by processing mail-in and early voting ballots on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Norwood. font-weight: 300; More than 12,000 votes separated the top two candidates after counting more than 95% of the ballots cast Tuesday as well as some returns from early and absentee ballots, which were also still being tallied. Poll observers Kelly Swartz, left, and Kathy Thulien watch as citizens receive their ballots to vote at Faith Lutheran Church Celebration Ministry Center on November 3, 2020, in Appleton, Wis. 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The Puerto Rico governor is an elected constitutional officer, the head of the executive branch, and the highest office in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico. padding-bottom: 7px; display: table; Your trusted source for breaking news, analysis, exclusive interviews, headlines, and videos at ABCNews.com } letter-spacing: .03em; overflow: hidden; if(scrollHeight > 580 ) { } height: 22px; The preliminary results disappointed voters like 69-year-old David Jorge Santos, who said he had been a longtime supporter of one of the two main parties, though he declined to say which. Puerto Rico had 58 delegates comprised of 51 pledged delegates and 7 superdelegates. } New Progressive Party supporters of gubernatorial candidate Pedro Pierluisi arrive to the Vivo Beach Club to wait for the results of the Puerto Rican general elections in Carolina, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. background-color: #ccc; Volunteers for counting absentee ballots sit two to a table across the floor of FedExForum early on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. Max Gersh, The Commercial Appeal via USA TODAY Network. top: 0px; Less than two years after the storm, hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans took to the streets in protest and prompted Gov. background: #4c4c4c; .results_row { font-size: 1.25em; Click here to contact us for media inquiries, and please donate here to support our continued expansion. Fonseca lamented that the energy fueling last year’s protests and demands for new leaders seemed to have dissipated. 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Mark Zaleski, The Tennessean via USA TODAY NETWORK. background-color: #6db24f; D'Angelo Morris, 20, of Connecticut, left, a Joe Biden supporter, and Kyle Rouleau, 30, of Connecticut, a supporter of President Trump, argue in Times Square in Manhattan Nov. 3, 2020. Voting will resume next Sunday, 16 August from 8a - 4p. } } “Puerto Ricans have a short memory,” he said, adding that he remains hopeful a non-traditional party will eventually lead Puerto Rico. Albert Cesare, The Cincinnati Enquirer/ USA TODAY Network. padding-bottom: 0px; Adrian Florido ... young Puerto Ricans see this year's election for governor as a chance to plot a better future for the island. width: 350px; Election 2020 Puerto Rico Governor Endorses Trump: Campaign Update By . President Donald Trump visits his campaign headquarters in Arlington, Virginia on Nov. 3. A small gathering of 10 cars came to the drive in event and were on hand to listen to Governor Whitmer. Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. let item = jQuery('.votebox .indicate_scroll').get(index); Incumbent New Progressive Party Governor Brian Powers, The Register/ USA TODAY Network. } A primary was scheduled for August 9, 2020. Puerto Rico House of Representatives 2020; Puerto Rico Senate 2020; Puerto Rico Governor 2020; Puerto Rico Gubernatorial Election 2016; Puerto Rico House of Representatives 2016; Search Puerto Rico did not modify any procedures for the November 3, 2020, general election. The primary was partially delayed until August 16, 2020. Brian Powers, The Register via USA TODAY Network. Trump supporters gather and rally during election day for the 2020 Presidential election between Democratic candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden and Republican candidate President Donald Trump. Supporters of presidential candidate Joe Biden try to get the attention of commuters leaving downtown Jacksonville, Florida from an overpass with under three hours before the polls close on Election Day Tuesday Nov. 3, 2020.
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