The Final Map for the 2012 US Presidential Election

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Democrat (Obama, Red) vs. Republican (Romney, Blue) victories by state in the 2012 US Presidential Election. Graphic courtesy of uselectionatlas.org.

The final electoral vote total is 332-206. Compared to 2008, Obama lost 6 electoral votes from the 2010 Census, with the additional loss of 27 electoral votes coming from the loss of Indiana, North Carolina and Nebraska Congressional District-2. The current popular vote is around 50%-48% Obama lead. It appears the states of Florida, North Carolina, Virginia and Ohio were the competitive states of this election, margins at or less than 5%.

As a side note…Vigo County, Indiana maintained it’s bellwether status for another election. Obama defeated Romney in the western border county by 339 votes out of 39,075 votes cast.

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2 thoughts on “The Final Map for the 2012 US Presidential Election

    sillyliss said:
    November 8, 2012 at 1:11 am

    I am relieved your prediction was wrong. : )

      allthingsgeography1 responded:
      November 8, 2012 at 1:20 am

      As am I :) Obama performed much better than I expected even in my most optimistic projections that would’ve had him winning. Yesterday was a referendum on his Presidency and America voted, “Approve”.

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