2012 Presidential Election Statistics
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States with the Smallest Margin of Victory
StateEVTotal Vote O R %Margin Margin Obama Romney Other
1 FL298,492,17512 0.88% 74,309 49.90% 49.03% 1.07%
2 NC154,505,37221 2.04% 92,004 48.35% 50.39% 1.26%
3 OH185,590,93412 2.97% 166,272 50.58% 47.60% 1.82%
4 VA133,854,48912 3.87% 149,298 51.16% 47.28% 1.56%
5 CO92,571,84612 5.36% 137,859 51.45% 46.09% 2.47%
6 PA205,754,93912 5.38% 309,840 51.96% 46.58% 1.46%
7 NH4710,97212 5.58% 39,643 51.98% 46.40% 1.62%
8 IA61,582,18012 5.81% 91,927 51.99% 46.18% 1.83%
9 NV61,014,91812 6.68% 67,806 52.36% 45.68% 1.97%
10 WI103,068,43412 6.94% 213,019 52.83% 45.89% 1.29%


States with the Largest Margin of Victory
StateEVTotal Vote O R %Margin Margin Obama Romney Other
1 DC3293,76412 83.63% 245,689 90.91% 7.28% 1.81%
2 UT61,020,86121 47.88% 488,787 24.67% 72.55% 2.79%
3 HI4434,69712 42.71% 185,643 70.55% 27.84% 1.62%
4 WY3249,06121 40.82% 101,676 27.82% 68.64% 3.54%
5 VT3299,29012 35.60% 106,541 66.57% 30.97% 2.46%
6 OK71,334,87221 33.54% 447,778 33.23% 66.77% 0.00%
7 ID4656,74221 31.69% 208,124 32.40% 64.09% 3.51%
8 NY297,081,53612 28.18% 1,995,381 63.35% 35.17% 1.49%
9 RI4446,04912 27.46% 122,473 62.70% 35.24% 2.06%
10 WV5672,11921 26.69% 179,386 35.45% 62.14% 2.41%


States with Highest Percent of Vote
ObamaRomneyJohnson
District of Columbia90.91%Utah72.55%New Mexico3.55%
Hawaii70.55%Wyoming68.64%Montana2.92%
Vermont66.57%Oklahoma66.77%Alaska2.46%
New York63.35%Idaho64.09%Wyoming2.14%
Rhode Island62.70%West Virginia62.14%Indiana1.90%
SteinWrite-insGoode
Maine1.14%Alaska0.96%South Dakota0.65%
Oregon1.09%Wyoming0.82%Wyoming0.58%
Alaska0.97%Oregon0.74%North Dakota0.37%
Arkansas0.87%Idaho0.67%Michigan0.34%
District of Columbia0.84%Washington0.65%Virginia0.34%


States with Lowest Percent of Vote
ObamaRomneyJohnson
Utah24.67%District of Columbia7.28%Oklahoma0.00%
Wyoming27.82%Hawaii27.84%Michigan0.16%
Idaho32.40%Vermont30.97%Mississippi0.52%
Oklahoma33.23%New York35.17%Florida0.53%
West Virginia35.45%Rhode Island35.24%New Jersey0.57%


States with Largest Vote Swing
RepublicanDemocratic
Illinois503,873New Jersey45,646
Michigan374,627Maryland36,370
Texas311,024Alaska28,211
Pennsylvania310,638Louisiana22,165
Indiana296,988Mississippi22,138


States with Largest Vote Swing Percentage
RepublicanDemocratic
Utah19.90%Alaska7.55%
West Virginia13.60%New Jersey2.21%
Montana11.26%Mississippi1.68%
Indiana11.23%Louisiana1.42%
North Dakota10.98%New York1.32%


States with Largest Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
North Carolina194,583New York-559,412
Colorado170,384California-527,268
Virginia131,229Illinois-278,747
Washington92,697Michigan-265,290
Massachusetts86,698Pennsylvania-260,537


States with Largest Percentage Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
District of Columbia10.50%Oklahoma-8.74%
Colorado7.10%Vermont-7.92%
Utah6.45%Alaska-7.88%
Nevada4.86%New York-7.32%
North Carolina4.51%Kansas-6.67%


State Ranks
Rank ObamaRomney
12724
22427


County Ranks
Rank ObamaRomney
16932,420
22,420693


Congressional District Ranks
Rank ObamaRomney
1151201
2201151


Counties with Highest Percent of Vote
ObamaRomneyJohnson
Shannon, SD93.39%King, TX95.86%Torrance, NM5.97%
Bronx, NY91.45%Madison, ID93.29%Los Alamos, NM5.62%
District of Columbia, DC90.91%Sterling, TX92.91%Mineral, MT5.00%
Petersburg, VA89.79%Franklin, ID92.77%Clark, ID4.88%
Prince George's, MD89.73%Roberts, TX92.13%Treasure, MT4.84%
SteinWrite-insGoode
Humboldt, CA4.34%Latah, ID2.10%Franklin, VA2.58%
Mendocino, CA2.84%Stevens, WA1.49%Carroll, VA2.17%
Tompkins, NY2.10%Bonner, ID1.42%Esmeralda, NV2.07%
Franklin, MA2.07%Gilliam, OR1.41%Craig, VA2.06%
Hampshire, MA1.93%Ferry, WA1.38%Henry, VA1.92%


Counties with Lowest Percent of Vote
ObamaRomney
King, TX3.45%Shannon, SD5.98%
Madison, ID5.77%District of Columbia, DC7.28%
Franklin, ID5.80%Bronx, NY8.08%
Sterling, TX6.28%Prince George's, MD9.22%
Roberts, TX6.50%Petersburg, VA9.60%


Counties with Highest Number of Votes
ObamaRomneyJohnson
Los Angeles, CA2,216,903Los Angeles, CA885,333Los Angeles, CA31,917
Cook, IL1,488,537Maricopa, AZ749,885Maricopa, AZ20,071
King, WA668,004Harris, TX586,073Cook, IL15,845
San Diego, CA626,957Orange, CA582,332San Diego, CA14,656
Kings, NY604,443San Diego, CA536,726Orange, CA14,132
SteinWrite-insGoode
Los Angeles, CA20,404King, WA4,867Wayne, MI1,830
Cook, IL11,332San Diego, CA4,807Clark, NV1,690
Alameda, CA7,502Maricopa, AZ4,403Oakland, MI1,515
King, WA7,264Cook, IL3,265King, WA1,369
Multnomah, OR5,954Orange, CA2,486Macomb, MI1,368


Counties with Lowest Number of Votes
ObamaRomney
King, TX5Loving, TX54
Loving, TX9Kenedy, TX84
Blaine, NE29King, TX139
Grant, NE30Buffalo, SD166
Arthur, NE30Menominee, WI179


Counties with Largest Vote Swing
RepublicanDemocratic
Cook, IL148,293Miami-Dade, FL69,179
Salt Lake, UT77,960Kings, NY28,239
New York, NY69,306Queens, NY26,672
Wayne, MI58,471Prince George's, MD18,641
Utah, UT47,012District of Columbia, DC17,256
Oakland, MI43,122Jefferson, LA15,943
DuPage, IL40,658Franklin, OH14,153
Orange, CA40,386Suffolk, MA13,963
St. Louis, MO39,063Philadelphia, PA13,580
San Diego, CA35,318Middlesex, NJ13,128


Counties with Largest Vote Swing Percentage
RepublicanDemocratic
Boone, WV42.20%St. Bernard, LA20.77%
Knott, KY39.73%Clark, ID12.74%
McDowell, WV38.42%Reeves, TX11.00%
Pike, KY36.71%Webb, TX10.48%
Webster, WV32.95%St. John the Baptist, LA10.10%
Magoffin, KY32.84%Hudson, NJ9.34%
Floyd, KY32.57%Greenlee, AZ9.29%
Nicholas, WV32.01%Jim Hogg, TX9.09%
Gallatin, IL31.05%Shannon, SD8.60%
Wyoming, WV30.57%Jefferson, LA8.32%


Counties with Largest Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
King, WA45,564Los Angeles, CA-137,181
Wake, NC44,182Cook, IL-122,647
Clark, NV40,018Wayne, MI-73,595
Mecklenburg, NC38,083New York, NY-67,594
Denver, CO30,885Nassau, NY-67,467
Hillsborough, FL28,928Suffolk, NY-65,513
Middlesex, MA28,139Queens, NY-44,892
District of Columbia, DC27,911San Diego, CA-41,554
Broward, FL22,263Shelby, TN-32,939
Dane, WI21,242Orange, CA-31,023


Counties with Largest Percentage Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
Atascosa, TX28.00%Parmer, TX-31.21%
McKenzie, ND27.11%Schleicher, TX-22.01%
Dunn, ND23.72%Bailey, TX-21.59%
Zapata, TX23.62%Clinton, IN-20.30%
Sumter, FL23.61%Sterling, TX-20.19%
Starr, TX21.35%Hamilton, KS-19.98%
Fredericksburg, VA18.19%Catahoula, LA-19.75%
Mountrail, ND17.67%Loving, TX-18.99%
Daggett, UT17.12%Dimmit, TX-18.68%
Dallas, IA16.77%Harrison, WV-18.10%


Counties with Lowest Percent of Vote and Win
ObamaRomney
Clallam, WA48.40%Trinity, CA47.33%
Latah, ID48.51%Wasco, OR48.09%
Clark, WA48.59%Albany, WY48.26%
Chaffee, CO48.61%Nevada, CA48.35%
San Luis Obispo, CA48.63%Wahkiakum, WA48.38%


Counties with Highest Percent of Vote and Lose
ObamaRomney
Lenoir, NC49.66%Benton, MS49.59%
Lowndes, MS49.30%Colleton, SC49.41%
Mitchell, GA49.28%Baker, GA49.34%
Chippewa, WI49.26%Harris, TX49.31%
Florence, SC49.23%Marquette, WI49.25%


Congressional Districts with Highest Percent of Vote
ObamaRomneyJohnson
District 15, NY96.72%District 12, TX82.28%District 2, NJ0.00%
District 13, NY94.57%District 2, UT81.92%District 9, NY0.00%
District 5, NY89.71%District 13, TX79.96%District 10, NY0.00%
District 8, NY89.20%District 21, TX79.79%District 11, NY0.00%
District 7, NY88.25%District 11, TX78.92%District 12, NY0.00%


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