Going into the 2020 general election, the Borough of West Conshohocken had 1,172 registered voters. The election in the borough saw 980 ballots cast resulting in a turnout of 83.62%.
West Conshohocken voters came out big for Democratic Party candidates on the November 3rd election. Democratic Party candidates won the majority of votes in every race on the ballot in the Borough of West Conshohocken.
|President||Biden (D)||Trump (R)||Jorgensen (L)|
However, there are some interesting things to point out. Joe Biden improved on Hillary Clinton’s 2016 result by 158 votes. Donald Trump improved on his vote total from 2016 by 29.
Biden also outperformed other Democrats on the ballot while Trump underperformed against other Republicans.
|US House of Rep||Dean (D)||Barnette (R)|
For example, incumbent Madeleine Dean (D) was up for re-election in the US House of Representatives. She faced first-time candidate Kathy Barnette (R). Dean garnered 50 fewer votes than Biden. Barnette outperformed Trump by 50 votes.
|D Candidate||Biden||R Candidate||Trump|
|State House Rep||609||630||356||333|
If you look at all the other races, the pattern of overperforming and underperforming holds up in every other race on the ballot.
Note that any comparison to 2016 involves 2016 official results and 2020 unofficial results. All results from 2020 are unofficial and were taken from the Montgomery County election dashboard.
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