United States Politics and Election Data

United States Presidential Election Data

2012 United States
Electoral Results
Democrats 332
Barack Obama
65,899,660 votes
Republican 206
Mitt Romney
60,932,152 votes
Independent 0
No Candidate
2012 - Barack Obama wins the presidential election with 5,000,000 more popular votes and 126 more electoral votes than the runner-up, Mitt Romney. This marks the second highest total number of votes in the history of the United States, with Obama holding the first as well.

State Breakdown By Election

2012
60.2%
 
37.1%
2008
61%
 
37%
2004
54.3%
 
44.4%
2000
53.4%
 
41.7%
1996
51.1%
 
38.2%
1992
46%
 
32.6%
1988
 
47.6%
51.1%
1984
 
41.3%
57.5%
1980
 
35.9%
52.7%
1976
 
47.6%
49.3%
1972
 
41.5%
55%
1968
 
44.7%
47.8%
1964
59.1%
 
40.8%
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