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2020 Close Contests Summary
Decision by 2% or less


President Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party
Senate Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party
Gubernatorial Popular Vote by Party
House Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party
Close Contests Summary - Decision by 2% or less
Contests Where No Candidate Received a Majority


   

The FEC tallies are compiled from each candidates' reported "Total Receipts".

 

Contests

Candidate
(I) = incumbent
* = winner
PartyVoteFEC
Total Receipts
Virginia House CD 07
Winner's margin: 1.820%, 8,270 votes
*Abigail A. Spanberger (I)Democratic230,89350.82%$8,442,944
Nicholas J. "Nick" FreitasRepublican222,62349.00%$3,670,448
Write InScattering8230.18% 
Totals454,339100.00%$12,113,392
North Carolina Auditor
Winner's margin: 1.758%, 94,351 votes
*Beth Ann Wood (I)Democratic2,730,17550.88% 
Anthony Wayne "Tony" StreetRepublican2,635,82449.12% 
Totals5,365,999100.00% 
North Carolina Senate Class 2
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 1.747%, 95,633 votes
*Thomas Roland "Thom" Tillis (I)Republican2,665,59848.69%$23,149,932
James Calvin "Cal" Cunningham, IIIDemocratic2,569,96546.94%$52,559,448
Shannon Wilson BrayLibertarian171,5713.13% 
Kevin Eugene HayesConstitution67,8181.24% 
Totals5,474,952100.00%$75,709,380
Michigan Senate Class 2
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 1.685%, 92,335 votes
*Gary C. Peters (I)Democratic2,734,56849.90%$49,869,193
John E. JamesRepublican2,642,23348.22%$48,278,506
Valerie L. WillisU.S. Taxpayers50,5970.92% 
Marcia SquierGreen39,2170.72% 
Doug DernNatural Law13,0930.24% 
Leonard Paul GadzinskiWrite-in70.00% 
Robert William "Bob" CarrWrite-in50.00%$23,378
Totals5,479,720100.00%$98,171,077
North Carolina Commissioner of Labor
Winner's margin: 1.661%, 89,090 votes
*Joshua Robert "Josh" DobsonRepublican2,726,61850.83% 
Jessica Nicole HolmesDemocratic2,637,52849.17% 
Totals5,364,146100.00% 
Puerto Rico Governor
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 1.486%, 19,199 votes
*Pedro PierluisiPartido Nuevo Progresista427,01633.06% 
Carlos "Charlie" Delgado AltieriPartido Popular Democrático407,81731.57% 
Alexandra LúgaroMovimiento Victoria Ciudadana179,26513.88% 
Juan Manuel Dalmau RamírezPartido Independentista Puertoriqueño174,40213.50% 
César Augusto Vázquez MuñizProyecto Dignidad87,3796.76% 
Eliezer Molina Pérez8,7510.68% 
NOMINACIÓN DIRECTAScattering3,1150.24% 
EN BLANCOScattering3,0550.24% 
NULASScattering8380.06% 
Totals1,291,638100.00% 
North Carolina President
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 1.348%, 74,481 votes
*Donald John TrumpRepublican2,758,77349.93%$717,303,371
Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden, Jr.Democratic2,684,29248.59%$1,064,613,463
Jo JorgensenLibertarian48,6780.88%$3,405,357
Write-In (Miscellaneous)Scattering13,1960.24% 
Howie Gresham HawkinsGreen12,1950.22%$495,566
Don BlankenshipConstitution7,5490.14%$83,880
Jade SimmonsWrite-in1190.00%$125,500
Totals5,524,802100.00%$1,786,027,137
Iowa House CD 03
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 1.347%, 6,208 votes
*Cindy Axne (I)Democratic219,20547.57%$6,250,561
David YoungRepublican212,99746.22%$3,213,774
Bryan Jack HolderLibertarian15,3613.33% 
Under VotesScattering12,6482.74% 
Write-inScattering3840.08% 
Over VotesScattering2180.05% 
Totals460,813100.00%$9,464,335
Illinois House CD 14
Winner's margin: 1.340%, 5,374 votes
*Lauren A. Underwood (I)Democratic203,20950.67%$7,805,855
James D. "Jim" OberweisRepublican197,83549.33%$3,268,452
Joseph MonackWrite-in80.00% 
Totals401,052100.00%$11,074,307
Texas House CD 24
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 1.332%, 4,584 votes
*Elizabeth Ann "Beth" Van DuyneRepublican167,91048.81%$3,382,015
Candace ValenzuelaDemocratic163,32647.48%$4,939,575
Darren J. HamiltonLibertarian5,6471.64%$570
Stephen "Steve" KuzmichIndependent4,2291.23%$175,504
Mark Andrew BauerIndependent2,9090.85%$26,242
Totals344,021100.00%$8,523,906
South Carolina House CD 01
Winner's margin: 1.268%, 5,415 votes
*Nancy R. MaceRepublican216,04250.58%$5,865,893
Joseph Kendrick "Joe" Cunningham (I)Democratic210,62749.31%$7,076,228
Write-InScattering4420.10% 
Totals427,111100.00%$12,942,121
Georgia Senate Class 2
Winner's margin: 1.225%, 54,944 votes
*T. Jonathan "Jon" OssoffDemocratic2,269,92350.61%$139,626,583
David Alfred Perdue (I)Republican2,214,97949.39%$86,011,611
Totals4,484,902100.00%$225,638,194
New Jersey House CD 07
Winner's margin: 1.224%, 5,311 votes
*Tom Malinowski (I)Democratic219,62950.61%$7,434,433
Thomas H. "Tom" Kean, Jr.Republican214,31849.39%$3,934,330
Totals433,947100.00%$11,368,763
California House CD 39
Winner's margin: 1.195%, 4,109 votes
*Young KimRepublican173,94650.60%$6,206,169
Gilbert "Gil" Cisneros (I)Democratic169,83749.40%$4,511,569
Totals343,783100.00%$10,717,738
Pennsylvania President
Winner's margin: 1.165%, 80,555 votes
*Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden, Jr.Democratic3,458,22950.01%$1,064,613,463
Donald John TrumpRepublican3,377,67448.84%$717,303,371
Jo JorgensenLibertarian79,3801.15%$3,405,357
Totals6,915,283100.00%$1,785,322,191
Utah House CD 04
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 0.999%, 3,765 votes
*Burgess OwensRepublican179,68847.70%$5,077,986
Ben McAdams (I)Democratic175,92346.70%$5,631,870
John MolnarLibertarian13,0533.46% 
Jonia Marie BroderickUnited Utah8,0372.13%$21,394
Jonathan L. PetersonWrite-in290.01% 
Totals376,730100.00%$10,731,250
California House CD 21
Winner's margin: 0.894%, 1,522 votes
*David G. ValadaoRepublican85,92850.45%$4,077,512
Terrance John "TJ" Cox (I)Democratic84,40649.55%$6,045,834
Totals170,334100.00%$10,123,346
Pennsylvania Treasurer
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 0.777%, 52,546 votes
*Stacy L. GarrityRepublican3,291,87748.68% 
Joseph M. "Joe" Torsella (I)Democratic3,239,33147.91% 
Joe SoloskiLibertarian148,6142.20% 
Timothy "Tim" RunkleGreen81,9841.21% 
Totals6,761,806100.00% 
Wisconsin President
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 0.627%, 20,682 votes
*Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden, Jr.Democratic1,630,86649.45%$1,064,613,463
Donald John TrumpRepublican1,610,18448.82%$717,303,371
Jo JorgensenLibertarian38,4911.17%$3,405,357
SCATTERINGScattering6,3670.19% 
Brian T. CarrollAmerican Solidarity5,2590.16% 
Don BlankenshipConstitution5,1460.16%$83,880
Howie Gresham HawkinsWrite-in1,0890.03%$495,566
Kanye "Deez Nutz" WestWrite-in4110.01%$14,442,390
Gloria Estela La RivaWrite-in1100.00%$43,674
Mark Robert CharlesWrite-in520.00%$157,733
Jade SimmonsWrite-in360.00%$125,500
Kasey J. WellsWrite-in250.00%$10,625
President R19 BoddieWrite-in50.00% 
Totals3,298,041100.00%$1,800,681,559
Arizona President
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 0.309%, 10,457 votes
*Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden, Jr.Democratic1,672,14349.36%$1,064,613,463
Donald John TrumpRepublican1,661,68649.06%$717,303,371
Jo JorgensenLibertarian51,4651.52%$3,405,357
Howie Gresham HawkinsWrite-in1,5570.05%$495,566
Jade SimmonsWrite-in2360.01%$125,500
Gloria Estela La RivaWrite-in1900.01%$43,674
Daniel Clyde "Dan" CummingsWrite-in360.00% 
President R19 BoddieWrite-in130.00% 
Totals3,387,326100.00%$1,785,986,931
North Carolina Attorney General
Winner's margin: 0.252%, 13,623 votes
*Joshua Harold "Josh" Stein (I)Democratic2,713,40050.13% 
James Roderick "Jim" O'NeillRepublican2,699,77749.87% 
Totals5,413,177100.00% 
Georgia President
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 0.236%, 11,779 votes
*Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden, Jr.Democratic2,473,63349.47%$1,064,613,463
Donald John TrumpRepublican2,461,85449.24%$717,303,371
Jo JorgensenLibertarian62,2291.24%$3,405,357
Howie Gresham HawkinsWrite-in9310.02%$495,566
Brian T. CarrollWrite-in6600.01% 
Jade SimmonsWrite-in1620.00%$125,500
Gloria Estela La RivaWrite-in1520.00%$43,674
Mark Robert CharlesWrite-in650.00%$157,733
Don BlankenshipWrite-in610.00%$83,880
Loren CollinsWrite-in110.00% 
Barbara Ruth BellarWrite-in100.00%$5,051
Peter W. SherrillWrite-in80.00% 
President R19 BoddieWrite-in80.00% 
Princess Khadijah Maryam Jacob-FambroWrite-in70.00% 
Kasey J. WellsWrite-in60.00%$10,625
David C. ByrneWrite-in60.00% 
Shawn W. HowardWrite-in50.00%$3,386
Kathryn GibsonWrite-in20.00% 
Deborah Ann "Debbie" RouseWrite-in10.00% 
Totals4,999,811100.00%$1,786,247,606
California House CD 25
Winner's margin: 0.098%, 333 votes
*Michael "Mike" Garcia (I)Republican169,63850.05%$10,032,040
Christy SmithDemocratic169,30549.95%$6,034,871
Totals338,943100.00%$16,066,911
New York House CD 22
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 0.033%, 109 votes
*Claudia TenneyRepublican; Conservative156,09847.80% 
Anthony J. Brindisi (I)Democratic; Independence; Working Families155,98947.77% 
BlankScattering6,7852.08% 
Keith D. Price, Jr.Libertarian6,7802.08% 
ScatteringScattering7710.24% 
VoidScattering1450.04% 
Totals326,568100.00% 
Iowa House CD 02
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Margin between top two vote getters: 0.001%, 6 votes
Mariannette Jane Miller-MeeksRepublican196,96447.58%$2,012,401
Rita R. HartDemocratic196,95847.58% 
Under VotesScattering19,1894.64% 
Write-inScattering7030.17% 
Over VotesScattering1750.04% 
Totals413,989100.00%$2,012,401
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