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Party
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Barack H. ObamaJoseph R. Biden, Jr.Democratic 7,854,285 60.16%55
Willard Mitt RomneyPaul RyanRepublican 4,839,958 37.07%0
Gary JohnsonJames P. GrayLibertarian 143,221 1.10%0
Jill SteinCheri HonkalaGreen 85,638 0.66%0
Roseanne BarrCindy SheehanPeace & Freedom 53,824 0.41%0
Write-ins-- 38,783 0.30%0
Thomas HoeflingRobert OrnelasAmerican Ind. 38,372 0.29%0
YOther (+) - - 1,734 0.01%0
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Election Notes:
  • The Statement of Vote does not count any write-in votes for candidates that did not register for qualified write-in status. Officially, Ron Paul received 21,461 and Stephen Durham received 54 write-in votes. The write-ins votes listed here were collected from each county election agency (incomplete data).
Demographic Data

2012 Population:37,683,933Est.2012 Population Density:93.3persons/km2
2010 Population:37,253,956Enum.2010 Population Density:92.2persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:55Electoral Vote Density:685,162persons/EV
Land Area (2000):403,933km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.6%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: California Secretary of State, "President," Statement of Vote November 6, 2012, General Election (Sacramento, 2012)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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