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ELECTION INFORMATION

Container

U.S. Executive

Race Type

General Election

Filing Deadline

11/30/-0001 12:00 pm

Polls Open

12/17/2012 10:00 am

Polls Close

12/17/2012 11:50 pm

Term Starts

1/20/2013 12:00 pm

Term Ends

1/20/2017 12:00 pm

Database Record

Posted 11/4/2008, Updated 12/17/2012

Table

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PREVIOUS ELECTION

Election date

12/15/2008

Term

2009-2013

Winner

Barack Obama

Party

Democratic

Votes

365

Percent

67.84%


NEXT ELECTION

Election date

12/19/2016

Term

2017-2021

Winner

Donald Trump

Party

Republican

Votes

304

Percent

56.51%


PRIMARIES

6/21/2011

US President - PRB Convention

Lowell J. "Jack" Fellure

10/15/2011

US President - SOC Convention

Stewart Alexander

12/22/2011

US President - BTP Convention

Tiffany Briscoe

1/3/2012

US President - R Delegate Count

Mitt Romney

4/21/2012

US President - CST Convention

Virgil H. Goode, Jr.

5/5/2012

US President - LBT Convention

Gary Johnson

5/17/2012

US President - AE Convention

No Nominee

7/14/2012

US President - GRN Convention

Jill Stein

8/12/2012

US President - REF Convention

Andre Nigel Barnett

8/28/2012

US President - R Convention

Mitt Romney

9/5/2012

US President - D Convention

Barack Obama


NARRATIVE

The Presidential Electors are slated to cast the electoral vote on 12/17/2012. Slight: Winner has 270 to 279 electoral votes Lean: Winner has 280 to 293 electoral votes Strong: Winner has 294 to 309 electoral votes Safe: Winner has 310 or more electoral votes Electoral map with projected apportionment. image://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/50/Proposed_Electoral_College_2012.svg/502px-Proposed_Electoral_College_2012.svg.png Streaks heading into 2012 DC: Democratic (1964 / founding) MN: Democratic (1976) HI: Democratic (1988) MA: Democratic (1988) NY: Democratic (1988) OR: Democratic (1988) RI: Democratic (1988) WA: Democratic (1988) WI: Democratic (1988) CA: Democratic (1992) CT: Democratic (1992) DE: Democratic (1992) IL: Democratic (1992) MD: Democratic (1992) ME: Democratic (1992) MI: Democratic (1992) NJ: Democratic (1992) PA: Democratic (1992) VT: Democratic (1992) NH: Democratic (2004) CO: Democratic (2008) FL: Democratic (2008) IA: Democratic (2008) IN: Democratic (2008) NC: Democratic (2008) NM: Democratic (2008) NV: Democratic (2008) OH: Democratic (2008) VA: Democratic (2008) AR: Republican (2000) AZ: Republican (2000) LA: Republican (2000) MO: Republican (2000) KY: Republican (2000) TN: Republican (2000) WV: Republican (2000) GA: Republican (1996) MT: Republican (1996) AL: Republican (1980) MS: Republican (1980) SC: Republican (1980) TX: Republican (1980) AK: Republican (1968) ID: Republican (1968) KS: Republican (1968) ND: Republican (1968) NE: Republican (1968) OK: Republican (1968) SD: Republican (1968) UT: Republican (1968) WY: Republican (1968)


DEBATES

EVENTS

1/20/2013

Inauguration

66th Presidential Inauguration (Obama)


NEWS

Date

Category

Headline

9/24/2013 8:30 am

Study

Trader Lost Millions Apparently Trying To Manipulate Intrade Data To Favor Mitt Romney

3/13/2013 12:00 pm

News

Which state had top turnout?

12/17/2012 3:00 pm

News

Michigan electoral college casts official votes for Obama, condemns Republicans over right to work

11/30/2012 12:00 am

Poll

Exclusive: The Internal Polls That Made Mitt Romney Think He'd Win

11/29/2012 2:20 pm

News

Obama, Romney have White House turkey chili summit

11/21/2012 3:30 pm

Analysis

Where Obama and Romney Beat Their Polls

11/19/2012 8:00 am

Strategy

HOW OBAMA CAN BE STOPPED IN ELECTORAL COLLEGE

11/20/2012 2:00 pm

Idiocy

‘Unskewed Polls’ founder sets up site claiming Obama stole the election

11/14/2012 3:55 pm

News

Florida man who warned he wouldn't 'be around' if Barack Obama was reelected kills himself after the election

11/8/2012 2:00 pm

Oops

Whoops! Romney's 'transition' website spotted by blogger

11/6/2012 2:00 am

General

Tie Vote

11/6/2012 1:00 pm

Amusing

10 Right-Wingers Who Got Election 2012 Hilariously Wrong

11/7/2012 10:35 am

Perspective

Why I Was Wrong

11/7/2012 2:00 am

Humor

'I Want To Congratulate The President,' Romney Says In 240,000th And Final Lie Of Campaign

11/6/2012 1:00 pm

Humor

'The Onion' Calls Florida, Ohio, Colorado, Pennsylvania For John Edwards

11/3/2012 8:35 am

Analysis

Nov. 2: For Romney to Win, State Polls Must Be Statistically Biased

11/3/2012 9:00 am

Analysis

Going out on a limb: Romney beats Obama, handily [Romney 315, Obama 223]

11/2/2012 12:00 am

Online Tool

512 Paths to the White House

11/1/2012 9:15 pm

Amusing

6 Bizarre Factors That Predict Every Presidential Election

10/28/2012 12:00 pm

Poll

New polls: Obama now holding leads in Florida, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin

10/27/2012 7:00 pm

Analysis

Does Bible code predict President Romney?

10/26/2012 1:05 pm

Blog Entry

Will Romney win the popular vote but lose the presidency?

10/25/2012 3:00 am

Humor

I Mean, If I Lose To Mitt Romney, I'll Probably Kill Myself

10/23/2012 7:15 pm

Poll

Election blowout on the way? Obama headed for a decisive victory over Mitt Romney, Ipsos projects

10/23/2012 6:20 am

News

A Romney-Biden Administration? It Could Happen

10/12/2012 6:05 am

Poll

Mitt Romney leading in all 11 key swing states in QStarNews poll

10/9/2012 2:10 pm

Blog Entry

FOX NEWS STARTING TO GET A WEE BIT COCKY

9/27/2012 7:50 pm

News

Pictured: 'Beautiful' family slain hours after church by 'mentally ill father who was tormented by the prospect of Obama winning the election'

9/21/2012 9:00 am

News

Obama's battleground edge grows

9/13/2012 1:20 am

News

3 [Republican] Electoral College members may pass on GOP ticket

9/11/2012 4:25 pm

Blog Entry

Republicans Nervously Eye Swing State Polls

9/8/2012 10:10 pm

Analysis

Mitt Romney electoral vote lead holds strong through both conventions

8/23/2012 12:35 pm

News

Romney will win election, state-by-state study predicts

6/22/2012 9:10 am

Blog Entry

HOW DOES BECK PREDICT THE ELECTION WILL GO? SEE HIS ELECTORAL MAP HERE (AND DO YOUR OWN)

6/7/2012 3:20 pm

General

Wisconsin-sized polling error could mask Romney sweep of battleground states

5/29/2012 2:00 pm

Analysis

Astrologers say celestial charts favor Obama over Romney

4/26/2012 5:00 pm

Analysis

Karl Rove's Electoral Map

4/24/2012 11:40 am

Speculative

Why Romney could be a transformational president

2/16/2012 3:20 pm

Analysis

Obama poised to win 2012 election with 303 electoral votes: The Signal Forecast

1/3/2012 4:30 pm

Blog Entry

God Told Pat Robertson Who The Next President Will Be

12/29/2011 5:00 pm

Strategy

Jim Messina: Paths to 270 Electoral Votes -- Obama For America

11/4/2011 11:55 am

News

Steve Beshear, Kentucky Governor, Could Show President Obama The Reelection Ropes

8/4/2011 9:00 am

News

President Obama's Big Drags

6/24/2011 3:00 pm

Speculative

Five Reasons Why I Believe Texas Governor Rick Perry Will Be Our President In 2013

4/11/2011 5:25 am

Analysis

If Wisconsin Is the Rule… Obama Will Lose 12 States He Won in 2008

11/17/2010 6:00 pm

General

Michael Bloomberg: Independent can't win White House

11/12/2010 9:00 am

General

Map narrows for Obama reelection

7/12/2010 4:05 pm

Analysis

AU Prof: Obama to Win Re-Election in 2012

4/18/2010 8:00 pm

Analysis

The Republicans' 2012 problem

3/24/2010 9:20 am

Analysis

First Thoughts: The re-elect argument

2/24/2010 10:00 am

General

Exclusive: White House privately plots 2012 campaign run

1/25/2010 7:20 am

General

How Barack Obama Is Paving the Way for a Palin Presidency

3/25/2009 9:00 am

News

Parties altering 2012 calendars


MAP OF THIS ELECTION

 


RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

Barack Obama
(Democratic) *
Announced 11/30/2011

332
61.71%

Gov. Mitt Romney
(Republican)
Announced 11/30/2011

206
38.29%

 

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