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2012 Presidential Election


Barak Obama vs Mitt Romney (November 6th, 2012)


Incumbent Barak Obama handily claimed the victory over his Republican challenger in the 2012 presidential election to claim another four years for the Democrats.
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Barack Obama (IL)
Democrat

Occupation: Politics
Running Mate: Joe Biden
Carried Home State (Illinois): Yes
Incumbent Status: Yes
332
Electoral Votes (270 needed to win)
26 of 50 states carried (52%)


65,915,795
Popular Vote (52.0%)
206
Electoral Votes (270 needed to win)
24 of 50 states carried (48%)


60,933,504
Popular Vote (48.0%)
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Mitt Romney (MA)
Republican

Occupation: Politics
Running Mate: Paul Ryan
Carried Home State (Massachusetts): No
Incumbent Status: No




NOTES:


TOTAL ELECTORAL VOTES AVAILABLE by REGION:
NORTHEAST - 96 (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont)
MIDWEST - 118 (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin)
WEST - 128 (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming)
SOUTH - 193 (Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia)
SPECIAL - 3 (District of Columbia)