What happened to popular vote in 2012?

Romney won both states in 2012. The 2012 presidential election also featured just four states with popular vote margins under 5%, reinforcing the firming of Democratic and Republican strongholds in national elections.

What did the Electoral College map look like in 2012?

The Electoral College map looked similar to the 2008 map with two exceptions. Obama won Indiana and North Carolina in 2008 as part of his victory over McCain. Romney won both states in 2012.

How many electoral votes did Obama get in 2012?

Obama received 332 electoral votes to Romney’s 206 electoral votes, a decrease from the president’s 365 electoral votes in 2008. The Democratic ticket received 51.1% of the popular vote, while the Republican ticket received 47.2% of the vote. The 2012 campaign focused on economic issues including the Affordable Care Act and job creation.

What were the results of the 2016 election?

2016 Electoral College Results. President. Donald J. Trump [R] Main Opponent. Hillary Clinton [D] Electoral Vote*. Winner: 304. Main Opponent: 227. Total/Majority: 538/270.

What was the 2012 election campaign about?

The 2012 campaign focused on economic issues including the Affordable Care Act and job creation. The 2012 electoral map is above. Click on the states in the map to toggle them between Democrat, Republican and Tossup. Obama and Vice President Joe Biden won renomination as the Democratic ticket without substantial opposition.

When was the 2012 US presidential election?

The United States presidential election of 2012 was the 57th quadrennial presidential election. It was held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012.


Which states did Romney increase voter turnout in 2012?

Paul Ryan’s home state of Wisconsin was among the three states that experienced a turnout rate increase. Two states closely associated with Romney — Massachusetts and Utah — had the smallest declines from 2008 to 2012.

Who won the 2012 electoral college?

The 2012 Electoral College results. (270towin.com) In the 2012 election, Romney easily beat Obama among men, 52-45 percent, notes Roper Center statistics. However, men made up 47 percent of the electorate and Obama won Women 55-44 percent.

What were the 2012 election results similar to 2008?

The 2012 results looked similar to 2008, as only two states switched parties. In 2008, Obama won North Carolina and Indiana, but they both went for Romney in 2012. Also in 2008, Obama won Nebraska’s second Congressional district, but he lost that vote in 2012. The 2012 Electoral College results.