Who won Rhode Island? Clinton thumps Trump in New England state.

AP

Hillary Clinton notched an easy pickup of four electoral votes with victory over Donald Trump in Rhode Island. The state of slightly more than 1 million people has voted for the Democratic presidential nominee all but twice since 1960. The Associated Press called the Rhode Island race at 8:40 p.m.

Clinton met with attendees at a campaign stop in Rhode Island  Matt Rourke/AP

Barack Obama beat Mitt Romney by more than 27 percentage points in Rhode Island in 2012