2012 Presidential Election Data Sources
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Popular Vote Data Sources by State
 
Note: There is no federal government agency that is in charge of compiling official Presidential Election popular vote statistics. The individual states are responsible for this function. Below is a list of source from each state from which the 2012 Presidential Election popular vote data was collected.

State Data Source
Alabama Alabama Office of the Secretary of State. State of Alabama Canvass of Results General Election November 6, 2012 - For President and Vice-President of the United States, Alabama Office of the Secretary of State (http://www.sos.state.al.us/downloads/election/2012/general/2012GeneralResults-AllStateAndFederalOfficesAndAmendments-WithoutWrite-inAppendix.pdf) (accessed 05 Dec 2012)
Alaska State of Alaska Division of Elections. Statement of Votes Cast - Official, State of Alaska Division of Elections (http://www.elections.alaska.gov/results/12GENR/index.shtml) (accessed 28 Nov 2012)
Arizona Arizona Secretary of State Division of Election Services. State of Arizona Official Canvass 2012 General Election - November 6, 2012, Arizona Secretary of State Division of Election Services (http://www.azsos.gov/election/2012/General/Canvass2012GE.pdf) (accessed 03 Dec 2012)
Arkansas Arkansas Secretary of State Elections. Arkansas State General Election November 6, 2012 Official Results U.S. President and Vice President, Arkansas Secretary of State Elections (http://results.enr.clarityelections.com/AR/42843/110883/en/summary.html) (accessed 22 Nov 2012)
California California Secretary of State, "President," Statement of Vote November 6, 2012, General Election (Sacramento, 2012)
Colorado Colorado Secretary of State Elections Center. 2012 General Election Official Results President and Vice President, Colorado Secretary of State Elections Center (http://results.enr.clarityelections.com/CO/43032/113865/en/summary.html) (accessed 30 Jan 2013)
Connecticut1 Connecticut Secretary of the State Election Services Division. Statement of Vote Presidential Electors For, Connecticut Secretary of the State Election Services Division (http://www.statementofvote-sots.ct.gov/StatementOfVote/WebModules/ReportsLink/OfficeTitle.aspx) (accessed 02 Dec 2012)
Delaware State of Delaware Department of Elections. State Of Delaware Elections System Official Election Results General Elections - 11/06/12 Statewide Offices By County, State of Delaware Department of Elections (http://elections.delaware.gov/results/html/stwoff_kns.shtml) (accessed 14 Nov 2012)
District of Columbia District of Columbia Board of Ethics and Elections. Official Election Results District of Columbia General and Special Election - November 6, 2012, District of Columbia Board of Ethics and Elections (http://www.voteresults.org/default1112.asp) (accessed 29 Nov 2012)
Florida Florida Department of State Division of Elections. 2012 General Election November 6, 2012 Official Results President of the United States, Florida Department of State Division of Elections (http://enight.elections.myflorida.com/FederalOffices/President/) (accessed 20 Nov 2012)
Georgia Georgia Secretary of State Elections Division. General Election November 6, 2012 Official Results President of the United States, Georgia Secretary of State Elections Division (http://results.enr.clarityelections.com/GA/42277/112167/en/reports.html) (accessed 14 Nov 2012)
Hawaii State of Hawaii Office of Elections. State of Hawaii Statement of Vote Hawaii General 2012 November 06, 2012 - President and Vice President pp. 20-21, State of Hawaii Office of Elections (http://hawaii.gov/elections/results/2012/general/elections/results/2012/general/files/SOV.pdf) (accessed 24 Nov 2012)
Idaho Idaho Secretary of State Election Division. Idaho Election Results 2012 General Election US President, Idaho Secretary of State Election Division (http://www.sos.idaho.gov/elect/RESULTS/2012/General/12%20Gen_fed_cnty.xls) (accessed 25 Nov 2012)
Illinois Illinois State Board of Elections, "President and Vice President of the United States," Official Vote November 6, 2012 General Election (Springfield, 2012)
Indiana Indiana Secretary of State Elections. Indiana General Election, November 6, 2012 President, Indiana Secretary of State Elections (http://www.in.gov/apps/sos/election/general/general2012?page=district&countyID=-1&officeID=36&districtID=937&candidate=) (accessed 29 Nov 2012)
Iowa Iowa Secretary of State. 2012 General Election Canvass Summary, Iowa Secretary of State (http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2012/general/canvsummary.pdf) (accessed 07 Dec 2012)
Kansas2 Kansas Secretary of State. 2012 General Election Results by county, Kansas Secretary of State (http://www.kssos.org/elections/12elec/2012_General_Election_Results_by_County.xlsx) (accessed 22 Dec 2012)
Kentucky Kentucky State Board of Elections. November 6, 2012 Official 2012 General Election Results For the office of President and Vice President of the United States, Kentucky State Board of Elections (http://elect.ky.gov/SiteCollectionDocuments/Election%20Results/2010-2019/2012/2012genresults.pdf) (accessed 28 Nov 2012)
Louisiana Louisiana Secretary of State Elections Division. Election Results by Parish Official Results for Election Date: 11/06/2012 Presidential Electors, Louisiana Secretary of State Elections Division (http://staticresults.sos.la.gov/11062012/11062012_46257.html) (accessed 15 Nov 2012)
Maine Maine Department of the Secretary of State Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions. General Election - November 6, 2012 Tabulation of the Vote U.S. President, Maine Department of the Secretary of State Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions (http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2012/2012presmuni.xls) (accessed 30 Nov 2012)
Maryland Maryland State Board of Elections. Official 2012 Presidential General Election results for President of the United States, Maryland State Board of Elections (http://www.elections.state.md.us/elections/2012/results/general/gen_detail_results_2012_4_BOT001-.html) (accessed 28 Nov 2012)
Massachusetts3 Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth Elections Division. Return of Votes For Massachusetts State Election November 6, 2012, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth Elections Division (http://ma.electionstats.com/elections/view/22515/) (accessed 21 Feb 2013)
Michigan Michigan Department of State Bureau of Elections. 2012 Official Michigan General Election Results President of the United States, Michigan Department of State Bureau of Elections (http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/12GEN/01000000.html) (accessed 27 Nov 2012)
Minnesota Minnesota Office of the Secretary of State Elections, "President and Vice President," State of Minnesota Canvassing Report U.S. (St. Paul, 2012)
Mississippi Mississippi Secretary of State Elections Division. Certification - Total Votes Reported by County for the 2012 General Election United States President and Vice President, Mississippi Secretary of State Elections Division (http://www.sos.ms.gov/elections/electionresults/2012General/certified%20results/President%20and%20Vice%20President.pdf) (accessed 03 Dec 2012)
Missouri Missouri Office of the Secretary of State Elections. Official Election Returns State of Missouri - General Election, Tuesday, November 06, 2012 As announced by the Board of State Canvassers on Wednesday, December 05, 2012, Missouri Office of the Secretary of State Elections (http://enr.sos.mo.gov/ENR/Views/TabularData.aspx?TabSRace=SpecifyARace%5ERaces%5E0%5E0%5E0%5EPresident,%20Vice%20President%5E011656688155) (accessed 06 Dec 2012)
Montana Montana Secretary of State Elections, "President and Vice President," 2012 Statewide General Election Canvass (Helena, 2012)
Nebraska Nebraska Secretary of State Election Administration, "For President of the United States," Official Results of Nebraska General Election - November 6, 2012 (Lincoln, 2012)
Nevada Nevada Secretary of State Elections Division. 2012 Official Statewide General Election Results November 6, 2012 President and Vice President of the United States, Nevada Secretary of State Elections Division (http://www.nvsos.gov/soselectionpages/results/2012STatewideGeneral/ElectionSummary.aspx) (accessed 28 Nov 2012)
New Hampshire New Hampshire Department of State Election Division. President of the United States - 2012 General Election, New Hampshire Department of State Election Division (http://sos.nh.gov/2012PresGen.aspx?id=28014) (accessed 08 Dec 2012)
New Jersey4 New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety Division of Elections. Official List Candidates for President For GENERAL ELECTION 11/06/2012 Election, New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety Division of Elections (http://nj.gov/state/elections/2012-results/2012-official-general-results-president-020513.pdf) (accessed 20 Feb 2013)
New Mexico New Mexico Office of the Secretary of State Bureau of Elections. Canvass of Returns of General Election Held on November 6, 2012 - State of New Mexico, New Mexico Office of the Secretary of State Bureau of Elections (http://www.sos.state.nm.us/uploads/files/2012%20Statewide%20General%20Results.pdf) (accessed 12 Dec 2012)
New York5 New York State Board of Elections. 2012 Election Results General Election Results - (Certification amended July 29, 2013), New York State Board of Elections (http://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/elections/2012/General/President_07292013.pdf) (accessed 07 Aug 2013)
North Carolina North Carolina State Board of Elections. Official Results President and Vice President of the United States, North Carolina State Board of Elections (http://results.enr.clarityelections.com/NC/42923/113873/Web01/en/summary.html) (accessed 22 Feb 2013)
North Dakota North Dakota Secretary of State Elections. Official Results General Election - November 6, 2012 President & Vice-President of the United States, North Dakota Secretary of State Elections (http://results.sos.nd.gov/resultsCTY.aspx?text=Race&type=SW&rid=4949&osn=100&map=CTY) (accessed 17 Nov 2012)
Ohio6 Ohio Secretary of State Election Services. Overview of Official Results for 2012 General Election, Ohio Secretary of State Election Services (http://www.sos.state.oh.us/sos/upload/elections/2012/gen/FinalResults.xlsx) (accessed 25 Feb 2013)
Oklahoma Oklahoma State Election Board. Official Results General Election November 6, 2012, Oklahoma State Election Board (http://www.ok.gov/elections/support/ok_results_cnty_csv.zip) (accessed 21 Nov 2012)
Oregon Oregon Secretary of State Elections Division. November 6, 2012, General Election Abstract of Votes United States President, Oregon Secretary of State Elections Division (http://oregonvotes.org/doc/history/nov62012/G12_Abstract.pdf) (accessed 04 Dec 2012)
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Department of State Bureau of Commissions, Elections and Legislation. 2012 General Election Tuesday, November 06, 2012 Official Returns President of the United States by County, Pennsylvania Department of State Bureau of Commissions, Elections and Legislation (http://www.electionreturns.state.pa.us/ElectionsInformation.aspx?FunctionID=15&ElectionID=53&OfficeID=1) (accessed 13 Dec 2012)
Rhode Island Rhode Island Board of Elections. Official results: Presidential Electors For, Rhode Island Board of Elections (http://www.ri.gov/election/results/2012/general_election/) (accessed 27 Nov 2012)
South Carolina South Carolina State Election Commission. 2012 General Election Official Results President and Vice President, South Carolina State Election Commission (http://www.enr-scvotes.org/SC/42513/113010/en/summary.html) (accessed 19 Nov 2012)
South Dakota South Dakota Secretary of State. Official Results General Election - November 6, 2012 , South Dakota Secretary of State (http://electionresults.sd.gov/resultsCTY.aspx?type=SWR&rid=4265&osn=100) (accessed 16 Nov 2012)
Tennessee Tennessee Secretary of State Division of Elections. November 6, 2012 General Election Official Results - President by County, Tennessee Secretary of State Division of Elections (http://www.tn.gov/sos/election/results/2012-11/USPresidentCountyTotals.pdf) (accessed 12 Dec 2012)
Texas Texas Secretary of State Elections Division. 2012 General Election 11/6/2012 President/Vice President, Texas Secretary of State Elections Division (http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe) (accessed 06 Dec 2012)
Utah Utah State Elections Office. 2012 General Election Canvass Report, Utah State Elections Office (http://elections.utah.gov/Media/Default/2012%20Canvass/2012%20General%20Canvass%20Report.xlsx) (accessed 26 Nov 2012)
Vermont Vermont Office of the Secretary of State Elections Division. Complete Official Results & Voter Turnout November 6, 2012 General Election, Vermont Office of the Secretary of State Elections Division (http://vermont-elections.org/elections1/2012ElectionResults/2012_election_info.html) (accessed 13 Nov 2012)
Virginia Virginia State Board of Elections. November 6, 2012 General Election Official Results President and Vice President, Virginia State Board of Elections (https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2012/68C30477-AAF2-46DD-994E-5D3BE8A89C9B/Official/1_l_1323CEA4-0C91-4BA4-BEC1-ECF0B10F499F_s.shtml) (accessed 07 Dec 2012)
Washington Washington Secretary of State Elections. November 06, 2012 General Election Results - President/Vice President - County Results, Washington Secretary of State Elections (http://vote.wa.gov/results/current/President-Vice-President_ByCounty.html) (accessed 29 Nov 2012)
West Virginia West Virginia Secretary of State. General Election - November 6, 2012 Official Results U.S. President, West Virginia Secretary of State (http://apps.sos.wv.gov/elections/results/results.aspx?year=2012&eid=13&county=Statewide&type=Unofficial) (accessed 17 Dec 2012)
Wisconsin Wisconsin Government Accountability Board. G.A.B. Canvass Reporting System County by County Report 2012 Presidential and General Election - President of the United States, Wisconsin Government Accountability Board (http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/Amended%20County%20Report-11.6.12%20President.pdf) (accessed 08 Jan 2012)
Wyoming Wyoming Secretary of State Election Administration. Statewide Candidates Official Summary Wyoming General Election - November 6, 2012, Wyoming Secretary of State Election Administration (http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/Docs/2012/Results/General/2012_Statewide_Candidates_Summary.pdf) (accessed 14 Nov 2012)
1Official Results list Obama as receiving 905,083 votes and Romney 634,892. Corrected figures in Waterbury (New Haven County) per Town Clerk
2Vote totals reflect corrected figures in Wilson County - data in official report double-counts the actually tally in Wilson County.
3Offical Results: Obama 1,921,290, Romney 1,188,314, Stein 20,691, Johnson 30,920. Corrected figures in town of Easton (Bristol County) per Town Clerk
4Vote totals are corrected from from Official Totals based on amended results in Essex, Monmouth, and Morris counties. (source: county election agencies)
5Vote totals are corrected from from Official Totals based on amended results in Rockland County (source: Rockland County Boards of Elections)
6Vote totals are corrected from from Official Totals based on amended results in Clark County (source: Clark County Board of Elections)

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