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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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Adams County Alexander County Bond County Boone County Brown County Bureau County Calhoun County Carroll County Cass County Champaign County Christian County Clark County Clay County Clinton County Coles County Cook County Crawford County Cumberland County DeKalb County De Witt County Douglas County DuPage County Edgar County Edwards County Effingham County Fayette County Ford County Franklin County Fulton County Gallatin County Greene County Grundy County Hamilton County Hancock County Hardin County Henderson County Henry County Iroquois County Jackson County Jasper County Jefferson County Jersey County Jo Daviess County Johnson County Kane County Kankakee County Kendall County Knox County Lake County LaSalle County Lawrence County Lee County Livingston County Logan County McDonough County McHenry County McLean County Macon County Macoupin County Madison County Marion County Marshall County Mason County Massac County Menard County Mercer County Monroe County Montgomery County Morgan County Moultrie County Ogle County Peoria County Perry County Piatt County Pike County Pope County Pulaski County Putnam County Randolph County Richland County Rock Island County St. Clair County Saline County Sangamon County Schuyler County Scott County Shelby County Stark County Stephenson County Tazewell County Union County Vermilion County Wabash County Warren County Washington County Wayne County White County Whiteside County Will County Williamson County Winnebago County Woodford County