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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Barack H. ObamaJoseph R. Biden, Jr.Democratic 3,019,512 57.50%20
Willard Mitt RomneyPaul RyanRepublican 2,135,216 40.66%0
Gary JohnsonJames P. GrayLibertarian 56,229 1.07%0
Jill SteinHowie HawkinsGreen 30,222 0.58%0
Write-ins-- 9,485 0.18%0
Virgil H. Goode, Jr. 415 0.01%0
Ross C. 'Rocky' Anderson 185 0.00%0
Jill Ann Reed 131 0.00%0
Thomas Hoefling 25 0.00%0
Jerry White 12 0.00%0
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Election Notes:
  • Official Results do not count any write-in votes for candidates that did not register for qualified write-in status. Officially registered write-in votes total 67 votes for 14 candidates. The write-ins votes listed here were collected from each county official report (incomplete data).
Demographic Data

2012 Population:12,859,752Est.2012 Population Density:89.3persons/km2
2010 Population:12,830,632Enum.2010 Population Density:89.1persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:20Electoral Vote Density:642,988persons/EV
Land Area (2000):143,961km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.1%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: Illinois State Board of Elections, "President and Vice President of the United States," Official Vote November 6, 2012 General Election (Springfield, 2012)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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