The Detroit River isn't the only thing dividing Trenton and Grosse Ile residents on post-election Wednesday. The 2012 election also showed a significant division between the voting communities.
The majority of Trenton residents voted for Barrack Obama, while most Grosse Ile residents voted for Mitt Romney. Over 61 percent of Grosse Ile residents voted for Romney and over 51 percent of Trenton voters selected Obama on the ballot.
Voters who voted a straight ticket in Trenton most often voted Democratic (57 percent), while over 64 percent of Grosse Ile voters selected a Republican ticket.
Here are the unofficial results for the Trenton and Grosse Ile elections in races that affected both communities:
- Wayne County Commissioner, 15th District: 58 percent of Trenton voted Democratic and 58 percent of Grosse Ile voted Repubican.
- State Representative, 23rd District: 52 percent of Trenton voted Democratic and 67 percent of Grosse Ile voted Republican.