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ELECTION INFORMATION

Container

Popular Vote

Race Type

General Election

Filing Deadline

7/2/2012 11:00 am

Polls Open

11/6/2012 6:00 am

Polls Close

11/6/2012 11:00 pm

Term Starts

1/20/2013 12:00 pm

Term Ends

1/20/2017 12:00 pm

Database Record

Posted 11/4/2008, Updated 9/14/2013

Table

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PREVIOUS ELECTION

Election date

11/4/2008

Term

2009-2013

Winner

Barack Obama

Party

Democratic

Votes

69,456,897

Percent

52.91%


NEXT ELECTION

 

Election date

11/8/2016

Term

2017-2021

Winner

 

Party

 

Votes

 

Percent

 


PRIMARIES

1/3/2012

US President - D Primary

Barack Obama

1/3/2012

US President - R Primary

Mitt Romney

6/1/2012

US President - CST Primary

Ed Noonan

6/1/2012

US President - LBT Primary

Gary Johnson

6/5/2012

US President - GRN Primary

Jill Stein


NARRATIVE

Electoral Vote of 2012
Obama Inauguration of 2013


DEBATES

10/3/2012

First 2012 Presidential Debate

10/16/2012

Second 2012 Presidential Debate

10/22/2012

Third 2012 Presidential Debate

10/23/2012

Third Party Pres Debate


EVENTS

POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENTS

Title

Candidate

Against Candidate

Category

Ad Tone

Video Start Date

Key & Peele: Obama's Anger Translator - Victory

Barack Obama

 

Web Only Ad

Feel Good

11/6/2012

Mr. Burns Endorses Romney

Mitt Romney

 

TVAd

Endorsement

11/2/2012

Solid

Barack Obama

 

TVAd

Endorsement

11/1/2012

Climate Storm

Jill Stein

 

TVAd

Issue

11/1/2012

Who Will Do More?

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

TVAd

Contrast

10/28/2012

Whedon On Romney

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

Web Only Ad

Issue

10/28/2012

Remember

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

TVAd

Attack

10/27/2012

He's Got it Right

Barack Obama

 

TVAd

Endorsement

10/24/2012

Determination

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

TVAd

Issue

10/23/2012

GARY JOHNSON Cast a vote for Peace

Gary Johnson

 

Web Only Ad

Issue

10/23/2012

At Stake

Mitt Romney

Barack Obama

TVAd

Endorsement

10/23/2012

"You Don't Own Me" PSA

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

Web Only Ad

Issue

10/22/2012

Seen

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

TVAd

Issue

10/18/2012

Obama Pride: LGBT Americans for Obama

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

Web Only Ad

Issue

10/15/2012

Challenges

Barack Obama

 

TVAd

Issue

10/13/2012

Big Bird

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

TVAd

Issue

10/9/2012

Thank You, Log Cabin Republicans!

 

Mitt Romney

Web Only Ad

Issue

10/8/2012

Rocky Anderson vs Gary Johnson on government protection

Rocky Anderson

Gary Johnson

Web Only Ad

Contrast

10/8/2012

Why Obama Now

Barack Obama

 

Web Only Ad

Issue

10/5/2012

Trust

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

TVAd

Attack

10/4/2012

Already Has

Mitt Romney

Barack Obama

TVAd

Attack

10/2/2012

Mandatory

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

TVAd

Attack

10/2/2012

Perilous Times

 

Barack Obama

Web Only Ad

Issue

9/28/2012

My Job

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

TVAd

Attack

9/27/2012

Wake the F**K Up (NSFW)

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

Web Only Ad

Mixed

9/27/2012

Too Many Americans

Mitt Romney

Barack Obama

TVAd

Mixed

9/26/2012

Table

Barack Obama

 

TVAd

Issue

9/26/2012

No Taxes

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

TVAd

Attack

9/23/2012

Doors

 

Mitt Romney

TVAd

Attack

9/19/2012

Way of Life

Mitt Romney

Barack Obama

TVAd

Issue

9/19/2012

Mitt Romney: Outside the Circle

 

Mitt Romney

Web Only Ad

Attack

9/19/2012

War on Coal

Mitt Romney

Barack Obama

TVAd

Issue

9/19/2012

Gotta

Barack Obama

 

Radio Ad

Feel Good

9/18/2012

Dear Daughter

Mitt Romney

Barack Obama

TVAd

Attack

9/17/2012

The Question

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

TVAd

Defend

9/15/2012

The Breakup

 

Barack Obama

TVAd

Attack

9/6/2012

Heavy Load

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

TVAd

Attack

9/3/2012

Paul Ryan: Wrong for the Middle Class

Barack Obama

 

Web Only Ad

Attack

8/30/2012

The Poster

 

Barack Obama

Web Only Ad

Attack

8/30/2012

Bow to Nobody: Special Operations for America

 

Barack Obama

TVAd

Attack

8/27/2012

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan: The Do-Over - ConventionReinvention.com

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

Web Only Ad

Attack

8/26/2012

Clear Choice

Barack Obama

 

TVAd

Endorsement

8/23/2012

Richmond Times-Dispatch On Welfare Reform

Mitt Romney

Barack Obama

TVAd

Attack

8/20/2012

Facts

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

TVAd

Contrast

8/17/2012

Get Real

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

TVAd

Issue

8/14/2012

Paid In

Mitt Romney

Barack Obama

TVAd

Issue

8/14/2012

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan: Back to the Failed Top-Down Policies

Barack Obama

 

Web Only Ad

Issue

8/11/2012

Blatant

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

TVAd

Defend

8/10/2012

America Deserves Better

Mitt Romney

Barack Obama

TVAd

Attack

8/10/2012

Romney Would Knock the Wind Out of Iowa's Economy

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

TVAd

Issue

8/10/2012

Be Not Afraid

Mitt Romney

Barack Obama

TVAd

Attack

8/9/2012

Son of Boss

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

TVAd

Attack

8/9/2012

Dubious

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

TVAd

Defend

8/8/2012

Understands

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

TVAd

Attack

8/7/2012

GARY JOHNSON You ARE Libertarian

Gary Johnson

 

Web Only Ad

Mixed

8/7/2012

Right Choice

Mitt Romney

Barack Obama

TVAd

Attack

8/7/2012

It's Just Not Getting Better

Mitt Romney

Barack Obama

TVAd

Attack

8/5/2012

Cherished Relationship

Mitt Romney

Barack Obama

TVAd

Issue

8/5/2012

Important

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

TVAd

Issue

8/4/2012

Stretch

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

TVAd

Attack

8/2/2012

Focus

Mitt Romney

Barack Obama

TVAd

Attack

8/2/2012

Balanced

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

TVAd

Contrast

8/2/2012

Dream

Mitt Romney

Barack Obama

TVAd

Attack

8/1/2012

Time For A Change

Mitt Romney

Barack Obama

TVAd

Biography

8/1/2012

Worried

Barack Obama

Mitt Romney

TVAd

Contrast

7/31/2012

Believe In Our Future

Mitt Romney

 

TVAd

Biography

7/31/2012

These Hands: Ohio

Mitt Romney

Barack Obama

Web Only Ad

Attack

7/30/2012

FightBigotry.com: Obama's disturbing pattern of tacitly defending black racism

 

Barack Obama

Web Only Ad

Attack

7/30/2012

The Right Kind of Leadership

Mitt Romney

Barack Obama

TVAd

Mixed

7/30/2012

I Believe

Barack Obama

 

TVAd

Mixed

7/27/2012

It Worked

Mitt Romney

Barack Obama

TVAd

Attack

7/26/2012

Makes You Wonder

Barack Obama

 

TVAd

Attack

7/17/2012

Even Republicans Agree: Mitt Romney's Hiding Something

Barack Obama

 

Web Only Ad

Attack

7/17/2012

Political Payoffs And Middle Class Layoffs

Mitt Romney

 

Web Only Ad

Attack

7/16/2012

An Indecent Proposal from Sarah Silverman [NSFW]

Barack Obama

 

Web Only Ad

Issue

7/16/2012

Hope and Change?

Mitt Romney

 

TVAd

Attack

7/15/2012

Firms

Barack Obama

 

TVAd

Attack

7/14/2012

Your Turn

Barack Obama

 

TVAd

Attack

7/13/2012

What Happened?

Mitt Romney

Barack Obama

TVAd

Attack

7/13/2012

No Evidence

Mitt Romney

Barack Obama

TVAd

Attack

7/12/2012

GARY JOHNSON will END the IRS

Gary Johnson

 

Issue Video

Issue

7/10/2012

GARY JOHNSON Ask Any Country That's Tried Govt. Healthcare

Gary Johnson

 

Web Only Ad

Issue

7/2/2012

Shame On You

Mitt Romney

 

TVAd

Attack

6/29/2012

GARY JOHNSON Be Libertarian With Me

Gary Johnson

 

Web Only Ad

Contrast

6/6/2012

President Obama and the Fight for LGBT Rights

Barack Obama

 

Web Only Ad

Issue

5/23/2012

Gary Johnson Peace is cheaper

Gary Johnson

 

Web Only Ad

Issue

5/21/2012

A Few of the 23 Million

Mitt Romney

 

TVAd

Issue

5/15/2012

Heads or Tails

Barack Obama

 

TVAd

Attack

5/15/2012

Gary Johnson: This Is Your Freedom

Gary Johnson

 

Web Only Ad

Mixed

5/15/2012

Mitt Romney: Backwards on Equality

Barack Obama

 

Web Only Ad

Issue

5/10/2012

Go

Barack Obama

 

TVAd

Biography

5/7/2012

Swiss Bank Account

Barack Obama

 

TVAd

Mixed

5/1/2012

One Chance

Barack Obama

 

Web Only Ad

Contrast

4/27/2012

Cool

Republican Primary Winner

 

TVAd

Attack

4/26/2012

Romney: The Etch A Sketch Candidate

Democratic Primary Winner

 

Web Only Ad

Attack

3/21/2012

Mitt Romney: Some Things You Can't Shake Off

Democratic Primary Winner

 

Web Only Ad

Attack

3/21/2012

War On Women: Extended Cut

Democratic Primary Winner

 

Web Only Ad

Issue

3/13/2012

The REAL Mitt On The Road

Democratic Primary Winner

 

Web Only Ad

Attack

2/16/2012

End Corruption

Rocky Anderson

 

Web Only Ad

Issue

1/27/2012

Mitt Romney: Job Creator?

Democratic Primary Winner

 

TVAd

Attack

1/3/2012

Mitt Romney's America

Democratic Primary Winner

 

Web Only Ad

Attack

11/1/2011

Obama's Green Giveaway

Republican Primary Winner

 

TVAd

Biography

11/1/2011

Repeal The Romney Rule

Democratic Primary Winner

 

TVAd

Attack

10/19/2011

Not One Candidate

Democratic Primary Winner

 

TVAd

Attack

9/26/2011

People

Democratic Primary Winner

 

TVAd

Attack

8/12/2011

Dear America

Democratic Primary Winner

 

Web Only Ad

Attack

8/11/2011

Barack Obama's Legacy of FAILURE

Republican Primary Winner

 

TVAd

Attack

4/9/2011


NEWS

Date

Category

Headline

2/18/2014 6:00 pm

Poll

Poll: Only 79% of Obama voters would vote for him again

11/19/2013 1:00 am

Poll

President Romney? Yes, if the election were held today

6/14/2013 8:00 am

News

Paul Ryan explains GOP’s 2012 loss

12/24/2012 1:00 pm

News

Romney campaign caught off guard by fact that Obama staffers worked

11/26/2012 1:55 am

Blog Entry

Mitt Romney '47 percent watch': 47.47!

11/10/2012 7:00 pm

Analysis

US election: Victor of a deeply divided nation with crisis looming

11/15/2012 7:00 pm

Analysis

Gay Vote Proved a Boon for Obama

11/8/2012 9:00 pm

News

The last days of Romneyland

11/9/2012 12:45 pm

Picture

Election Infographic Shows Most Educated States Voted for Obama

11/7/2012 11:00 pm

News

Bob Woodward Says Romney Allies Brought Benghazi Source To His Home

10/29/2012 12:00 pm

Endorsement

Why I’m Voting Green

11/3/2012 12:00 pm

Blog Entry

Ellsberg, Hedges and Me

11/4/2012 4:00 pm

Poll

America's Biggest Mock Election for Teens

11/4/2012 4:00 pm

News

Redskins lose to Panthers, Redskins Rule says Mitt Romney will be President

11/3/2012 6:00 pm

Analysis

10 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Ohio and Pennsylvania in the 2012 Election

11/1/2012 9:00 pm

Editorial

Obama is good for Israel

11/2/2012 10:00 am

Poll

Election Oops: Donald Trump, Clint Eastwood Drive Support for Obama

11/2/2012 11:00 am

Perspective

The choice

11/3/2012 4:00 pm

Endorsement

Which one?

11/1/2012 2:00 pm

Endorsement

A Vote for a President Who Will Lead on Climate Change [by Michael Bloomberg]

11/2/2012 10:00 am

General

Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson open to running for president again in 2016

11/1/2012 10:00 am

Commentary

Barack Obama can not defeat Mitt Reagan

10/31/2012 11:00 am

Poll

Poll: Voters say President Obama will win

10/29/2012 3:00 pm

News

Five places where Hurricane Sandy could affect the election

10/29/2012 1:00 am

Speculative

Hurricane Sandy, could it be to Obama as Katrina was to Bush?

10/28/2012 9:00 pm

Endorsement

Romney Sweeps Endorsements of Iowa’s Largest Newspapers

10/26/2012 1:50 pm

Opinion

Reality vs. liberal fantasy world in the presidential polling

10/26/2012 12:00 pm

Video

'Forward': A New Song and Video in Support of President Obama's Re-Election

10/24/2012 3:00 pm

News

Tagg Romney apologizes to Obama for ‘take a swing’

10/24/2012 1:00 pm

Poll

Gallup: Obama cuts into Romney’s national lead

10/23/2012 10:10 am

Commentary

Romney Says He’s Winning — It’s a Bluff

10/23/2012 11:00 am

Endorsement

We Are Americans First

10/23/2012 11:00 am

Perspective

Campaign Moods Shift as Contest Tightens

10/23/2012 10:00 am

Poll

Obama wins debate by 11 points in swing states

10/23/2012 9:00 am

News

Rep. Ryan hits back at Obama’s Navy jab, says ‘ocean hasn’t shrunk’

10/23/2012 8:00 am

News

BBC poll: Rest of world favours Obama

10/22/2012 12:15 am

Speculative

Will Stephen Colbert launch an 'October surprise' with $776G super PAC?

10/29/2012 1:00 pm

Endorsement

The Choice

10/22/2012 10:00 am

Amusing

'Romney Blimp' Crash Lands in Florida

10/22/2012 9:50 am

Amusing

Trump says he will release 'very big news' about Obama this week

10/20/2012 12:00 pm

Speculative

Republicans bracing for 'October surprise' as Gloria Allred 'prepares for Romney revelation'

10/21/2012 7:00 pm

News

No Bounce for Obama Clouds Dem Forecast

10/17/2012 4:00 pm

Editorial

If Obama wins, Americans will lose

10/20/2012 6:00 am

Video

Romney Addresses 67th Annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner

10/19/2012 12:00 pm

Endorsement

The Onion Endorses John Edwards For President

10/19/2012 12:05 pm

Analysis

Obama's struggles with white voters: Racism has nothing to do with it

10/18/2012 11:25 am

Analysis

Obama spinning toward a loss

10/17/2012 10:00 pm

Blog Entry

Firing Offense

10/18/2012 6:00 pm

Commentary

Gallup vs. the World

10/18/2012 8:00 am

News

Romney is winning the white vote — by a lot

10/18/2012 2:00 pm

News

Gallup poll: Romney opens up 7-point lead among likely voters

10/17/2012 2:00 pm

News

Report: Obama campaign turning grim on Florida, Virginia, North Carolina — and Colorado?

10/18/2012 12:00 pm

Speculative

Website Counting Down to ‘October Surprise’ Has the Internet Guessing

10/17/2012 4:45 pm

News

Jill Stein, Gary Johnson, Virgil Goode, Rocky Anderson to debate

10/16/2012 3:00 pm

News

Poll: Obama leads Romney … among kids

10/16/2012 10:30 am

Analysis

Why the early vote looks good for Democrats

10/15/2012 12:00 am

General

The 2012 Debates – Memorandum of Understanding Between the Obama and Romney Campaigns

10/15/2012 7:00 pm

News

Romney Cancels Appearance on ‘The View’

10/15/2012 4:00 pm

Oops

Paul Ryan seems to wash already clean dishes at Ohio soup kitchen

10/14/2012 1:00 pm

News

Obama Leads 2-1 Among Early Voters: Reuters/Ipsos poll

10/13/2012 5:00 pm

News

Ron Paul Won't Endorse Romney, Cites More of Same

10/12/2012 2:00 pm

General

At meeting, Billy Graham pledges to do 'all he can' to help Romney win presidency

10/11/2012 11:00 am

News

Mitt Romney: People Don't 'Die In Their Apartment Because They Don't Have Insurance'

10/10/2012 10:00 am

General

If Obama is re-elected, you'll be fired, CEO tells workers

10/3/2012 3:00 pm

Editorial

Obama fatigue

10/10/2012 2:00 pm

News

Romney to pull story of slain Navy SEAL from campaign speeches

10/10/2012 10:00 am

News

Dems hold voter registration edge in 5 key states

10/9/2012 11:00 am

Poll

55% Still Think Obama Is The Likely Winner in November [Rasmussen]

10/8/2012 6:15 pm

Blog Entry

Did Obama Just Throw The Entire Election Away?

10/8/2012 9:00 pm

Blog Entry

Brace yourself for tomorrow's gallup

10/8/2012 4:00 pm

News

Gallup Poll's Muddled Monday: Is Obama Even Or 5 Points Ahead?

10/8/2012 4:00 pm

Poll

Post-debate polling shows substantial Romney bounce

10/8/2012 2:00 pm

News

Battleground Poll: Romney Up 16 with Independents, Up 13 In Enthusiasm

10/8/2012 3:00 pm

News

KOS PPP Poll - Romney in the Lead

10/8/2012 1:00 pm

News

Romney cuts into Obama's early voter advantage

10/5/2012 5:15 am

Statement

Romney: ‘47 percent’ remarks were ‘completely wrong’

10/5/2012 1:00 pm

News

Obama pounces on job numbers: ‘We are moving forward again’

10/4/2012 4:00 pm

Report

Obama Sets Monthly Fundraising Record

10/4/2012 11:00 am

News

Obama leads Romney by 50 points with Latinos

10/3/2012 6:00 pm

Humor

Point/Counterpoint: The Anemic Economic Recovery Is Due To The Failed Policies Of My Opponent/C'mon Man, The Debate's In A Couple Hours, We Can Do This Then

10/3/2012 4:00 pm

News

Paul Ryan Tells 'Focus on the Family' He and Romney Will Block Equality for Gay People

10/1/2012 2:00 pm

News

Two Sponsors Pull Out From Debates Over Exclusion Of Gary Johnson

10/2/2012 10:30 pm

General

Drudge-Hyped Obama Video Turns Out To Be Publicly Covered 2007 Speech

10/2/2012 2:00 pm

Poll

Poll finds Obama up 4 nationwide; 18-point edge with female voters

10/1/2012 1:00 am

News

Romney Losing Donors to GOP House, Senate Candidates

10/1/2012 7:30 am

Blog Entry

GOP’s October surprise?

9/27/2012 5:00 pm

News

AND NOW, A WORD FROM THE 47 PERCENT ABOUT THEIR FREE OBAMA PHONES

10/1/2012 1:00 pm

Analysis

Shades of 1996

10/1/2012 10:00 am

News

The parallel universe where Mitt Romney leads all polls

9/27/2012 8:00 am

Poll

Gary Johnson reaches double digits in Ohio

9/27/2012 2:00 pm

Video

Black Voters Abandon Obama! Dick Morris TV: Lunch ALERT!

9/27/2012 11:00 am

News

Why Romney is losing

9/27/2012 9:00 am

Video

Undecided Voters

9/27/2012 8:20 am

Poll

The Official Presidential Mask Poll 2012 - Electoral Map

9/26/2012 4:00 pm

News

Gary Johnson: Ron Paul write-in 'meaningless'

9/26/2012 8:00 am

Opinion

Why I Refuse to Vote for Barack Obama

9/26/2012 9:30 am

Speech

Romney To Middle Class Ohioans: Don't Expect Too Much Tax Relief From Me

9/22/2012 8:00 am

Analysis

How Romney Would Ship Jobs Overseas

9/24/2012 6:00 pm

News

Romney: Uninsured can seek care in ER

9/24/2012 6:00 pm

Humor

Romney Campaign Reboots For 72nd Consecutive Week

9/24/2012 4:00 pm

Hyperbole

Ryan says under Obama, Middle East looks like '1979 Tehran'

9/24/2012 10:00 am

Analysis

President Obama pulls ahead of Mitt Romney

9/23/2012 12:30 pm

General

Reince Priebus: Last Week Was ‘Good’ For GOP

9/22/2012 1:40 pm

General

Bad Makeup Wasn’t the Only Issue With Mitt Romney’s Univision Forum

9/21/2012 3:00 pm

News

Mitt Romney releases tax return for 2011, showing he paid 14.1 percent tax rate

9/21/2012 10:10 am

Statement

Mitt Romney Appreciates Cloud

9/21/2012 5:10 am

General

Romney awarded bonuses to top aides

9/18/2012 10:00 pm

Statement

Romney surrogate: Focus should be on Obama 'class warfare,' not Romney '47 percent' remark

9/19/2012 4:00 pm

Poll

Poll Finds Obama in Better Shape Than Any Nominee Since Clinton

9/14/2012 3:25 pm

Poll

7-Election: Coffee sales predict presidential winner

9/18/2012 12:00 pm

Poll

Optimism in Obama presidency increases

9/18/2012 10:00 am

Commentary

Why Barack Obama is winning

9/18/2012 9:00 am

News

Bob McDonnell: What Mitt Romney tried to say . . .

9/17/2012 4:00 pm

Oops

Mitt Romney Video: Barack Obama Voters 'Dependent On Government

9/17/2012 6:10 am

Strategy

Romney to go on offensive over deficit

9/17/2012 10:00 am

Perspective

Inside the campaign: How Mitt Romney stumbled

9/14/2012 3:00 pm

Advertisement

Obama Campaign Ads Invading Your Favorite EA Games

9/12/2012 2:35 am

Commentary

Exploding the Reagan 1980 Comeback Myth

9/14/2012 9:00 am

News

Romney: 'Middle-income' between $200K and $250K

9/13/2012 10:05 pm

Endorsement

Most Interesting Man prefers Obama

9/13/2012 4:00 pm

News

Poll: Voters think Obama would beat Romney in a fistfight

9/12/2012 9:10 pm

General

GOP tells its man Mitt Romney to flesh out policy

9/12/2012 10:00 am

General

Noonan: Romney not helping himself

9/12/2012 10:00 am

Analysis

Romney losing lead among men

9/11/2012 10:00 am

Editorial

Southern whites troubled by Romney's wealth, religion

9/11/2012 1:00 pm

Commentary

The Kerry-ization of Mitt Romney

9/7/2012 4:05 pm

News

National Police Union Turns Down Romney and Obama

9/10/2012 6:05 pm

Poll

Gallup, Rasmussen: Obama up by 5 points

9/10/2012 1:50 pm

Oops

Romney rips off Obama website

9/10/2012 10:45 am

Poll

The Hill Poll: Voters see election as choice, not referendum on Obama

9/10/2012 1:20 am

Report

Obama Outraises Romney in August

9/9/2012 9:00 am

Statement

Mitt Romney: I’ll Keep The Good Parts Of ‘Obamacare’

9/9/2012 7:00 am

Humor

Obama makes birth certificate joke in Orlando

9/8/2012 3:00 pm

Statement

Romney Implies Obama Will Remove God From Coins

9/7/2012 2:00 pm

Analysis

It’s Advantage Romney After Obama Fails To Move The Needle

9/3/2012 8:50 pm

Endorsement

Nicki Minaj endorses Mitt Romney in rap lyrics

9/2/2012 5:00 pm

Opinion

The Five Reasons Why Romney/Ryan Must be Defeated in 2012 – And Why Conservatives Should Hope They Are.

8/28/2012 5:40 pm

Video

Michele Bachmann: Obama's Wealth 'Really The Issue' In 2012 Election (VIDEO)

8/23/2012 5:00 pm

News

Bill Clinton Stars in Obama Ad

8/22/2012 11:00 am

Commentary

Romney pushes on with discredited welfare attacks

8/17/2012 10:00 am

Opinion

Time for ‘democrats for Romney’

8/17/2012 8:00 am

Statement

Obama Aide Says 5 Years of Romney Taxes Would Suffice

8/15/2012 5:00 pm

Opinion

The ugly presidential campaign

8/15/2012 11:00 am

Poll

Gary Johnson gets 24% in new nationwide poll

8/9/2012 4:00 pm

News

Romney ad hits Obama for 'war on religion'

8/8/2012 10:35 am

Poll

[Reuters/Ipsos] Obama's lead over Romney grows despite voters' pessimism

8/6/2012 8:00 pm

News

Romney trounces Obama in fundraising for 3rd month

8/3/2012 1:00 pm

Opinion

Can Obama's "Chemical Warfare" Keep The White Vote Down?

8/1/2012 8:40 pm

Profile

Romney Taps Former Paulson Aide, Fannie Mae Vet For Bain Rehab

8/2/2012 1:25 pm

Commentary

Mitt Romney’s Naïve Evasion Strategy

8/2/2012 7:45 am

Analysis

Nine takeaways on Romney’s tax plan

8/1/2012 11:00 am

Poll

Obama leads Romney in three key swing states [PA, FL, OH]

7/30/2012 10:00 am

News

Voter ID laws could swing states

7/23/2012 4:25 pm

Speculative

Here's Why Obama Could Make A Legitimate Run For President In 2016 If He Loses In November

7/25/2012 6:30 pm

Oops

Two local businessowners tapped by Romney to speak out on Obama have bios that contradict message

7/25/2012 12:00 pm

Announcement

Presidential Debate Schedule Set

7/24/2012 5:00 pm

Statement

Mitt Romney would restore 'Anglo-Saxon' relations between Britain and America

7/23/2012 7:00 pm

News

Poll: Romney preferred over Obama to handle the economy

7/22/2012 3:00 pm

Commentary

Revealed! Obama’s secret agenda

7/19/2012 8:55 am

Oops

Romney’s Obama Attack Gets Sidetracked

7/19/2012 6:50 am

Statement

Ann Romney: We've 'given all you people need'

7/19/2012 7:35 am

News

Economic Fears Hurting Obama, Poll Indicates

7/18/2012 12:30 pm

Analysis

Mitt Romney Taxes For 2010 Not Fully Disclosed

7/16/2012 10:00 am

General

Gillespie: Bain attacks 'working'

7/15/2012 5:10 pm

News

July panic for Obama — for good reason

7/12/2012 1:50 pm

Poll

Mitt Romney losing ground on economy?

7/10/2012 8:00 pm

News

Poll: iPhone users back Obama

7/9/2012 6:00 pm

Poll

Poll: Obama barrage barely holds back Romney

7/3/2012 6:20 pm

Opinion

Obama to FactCheck.org: Drop dead

7/10/2012 11:00 am

Poll

Poll: Motivation gap between Obama and Romney supporters

7/9/2012 5:10 pm

News

Majority of voters believe Obama has changed country for worse

7/9/2012 4:00 pm

News

Team Obama says they ‘got beat’ after Romney outraises them by $35M

7/8/2012 2:30 pm

Opinion

Who’s bailing on Obama? Just about everybody

7/9/2012 11:00 am

News

Boehner: Romney friends, relatives and 'fellow Mormons' will be for him, can't make people love him

7/2/2012 5:00 pm

General

Romney breaks with GOP, says mandate is a penalty, not a tax

7/2/2012 11:30 am

Analysis

Mitt Romney's Bain capitalism pays dividends to Obama

6/26/2012 4:55 pm

Speech

Romney: If health law invalidated, Obama's first term was a waste

6/19/2012 6:00 pm

News

Anti-Romney Protesters Say They're Paid To Heckle

6/20/2012 3:00 am

Poll

Americans Say They’re Better Off Since Obama Took Office

6/17/2012 2:15 pm

News

Romney to CEOs: ‘You’re the good guys’

6/17/2012 9:00 pm

News

Romney says he’d still reject 10-to-1 budget cuts to revenue deal

6/7/2012 9:45 am

Announcement

Boom: Romney, RNC beat Obama's May fundraising

5/31/2012 7:00 pm

News

GOV. GARY JOHNSON’S PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN QUALIFIES FOR MATCHING FUNDS

5/31/2012 8:00 am

Opinion

Trump, Birthers Should Learn from Democrats' 1880 Mistakes

5/30/2012 11:55 am

Analysis

The Romney campaign’s surreal arguments about the economy

5/23/2012 9:25 pm

General

Obama's Southern Discomfort

5/7/2012 7:00 pm

News

Motley Crue bassist is over Obama

5/25/2012 8:00 am

General

President Obama Won’t Be Returning His Donations From Bain Capital

5/24/2012 9:00 am

Endorsement

Penn Jillette's 2012 pick: Gary Johnson

5/22/2012 1:00 pm

Advertisement

GOP anti-Bain quotes used in ad from pro-Obama super PAC

5/15/2012 5:00 pm

Amusing

George W. Bush, elevators, and the art of the tepid Romney endorsement

5/15/2012 11:00 am

Poll

Shock Poll: Romney now leads among women

5/14/2012 11:00 pm

Analysis

Three Different Ways to Look at the 2012 Campaign

5/12/2012 10:05 am

Endorsement

Barack Obama Earns Coveted Betty White Endorsement

5/10/2012 8:55 am

Analysis

Defense spending to spike $2.1 trillion under Romney

5/8/2012 9:00 pm

Statement

Gary Johnson: I'm The Best Candidate On Gay Marriage

5/3/2012 12:30 pm

Blog Entry

Mitt Romney’s Case Against a Mitt Romney Presidency

4/11/2012 9:00 pm

Amusing

Obama’s Chances of Re-election Fading?

5/1/2012 7:55 am

Blog Entry

Uh-Oh, Wisconsin: The Motto You Adopted In 1851 "Has Long Ties To Marxism"

5/1/2012 8:10 am

Commentary

Has Team Romney forgotten that the Bush years were terrible?

4/28/2012 12:30 pm

Statement

Romney campaign aide claims auto bailout was Romney's idea

4/23/2012 4:00 pm

Editorial

It’s Romney versus Carter

4/20/2012 6:00 pm

Analysis

Obama approval on pace with previous incumbents who won reelection

4/18/2012 5:00 pm

Humor

Obama Launches More Realistic 'I Have Big Ideas But We'll See How It Goes' Campaign Slogan

4/17/2012 1:00 pm

Hyperbole

Ted Nugent Declares ‘I Will Either Be Dead or in Jail’ if Obama Is Re-elected

4/10/2012 1:00 pm

General

Obama: ‘I Just Rent That House’

4/11/2012 11:55 am

Scandal

Critics say Obama is spending taxpayer money campaigning

4/11/2012 1:20 pm

Statement

Romney: Obama is waging "the real war on women"

4/10/2012 5:00 pm

Endorsement

Nader Throws Support Behind Mayor Once Lauded By Romney

4/6/2012 1:25 pm

General

Wayne Root, former Libertarian Party Vice Presidential Candidate and Current Member of the LP's National Committee: "It's Gotta Be Romney, There is No Choice"

4/1/2012 4:00 pm

News

Swing States poll: A shift by women puts Obama in lead

3/28/2012 4:00 pm

Poll

Record Number See Romney Negatively; Obama Outpaces Him in Popularity

3/9/2012 11:00 am

Commentary

George Will: How Republicans win by losing

3/7/2012 4:00 pm

Opinion

10 Reasons Obama Will Be Re-Elected

3/7/2012 4:00 pm

Opinion

10 Reasons Obama Will Not Be Re-Elected

2/23/2012 10:00 pm

General

Huntsman promotes 'third party movement' despite endorsing Romney

2/14/2012 3:55 am

Commentary

An Obama-Santorum matchup would be good for the country

2/8/2012 1:00 pm

Analysis

Gen Y-ers ARE excited for 2012, but why?

2/7/2012 9:00 am

Analysis

Is Obama's Coalition Re-Emerging?

2/6/2012 9:00 am

Poll

Romney Takes Nevada, But Obama Takes The Lead

1/18/2012 12:00 am

Commentary

How To Waste Your Vote In 2012

1/16/2012 10:00 am

Poll

Fox News poll: 2012 Obama-Romney race would be tight

1/9/2012 2:00 pm

Video

Three Positive Signs for Obama's Re-Election Chances [Gallup]

1/1/2012 10:10 pm

Announcement

Trump Supporters File Papers Paving Way for 3rd-Party Candidacy in TX — Trump Acknowledges

12/12/2011 2:05 pm

Commentary

Rocky Anderson's radical third way

12/3/2011 8:00 pm

Video

Rachel Maddow Interview w/Rocky Anderson

12/7/2011 12:00 am

Opinion

A Rocky welcome mat

12/8/2011 2:00 pm

News

Rocky to announce presidential bid Tuesday

11/29/2011 4:00 pm

Analysis

Paging Gray Davis

11/27/2011 4:00 am

Speculative

2012=1968?

11/28/2011 5:45 am

Poll

Poll: Obama would beat [George W.] Bush

11/24/2011 9:00 pm

Opinion

Even Obama's cheerleaders are falling away

11/26/2011 5:10 pm

News

Democrats’ campaign strategy: Send Biden to Ohio, Pennsylvania, Florida

11/22/2011 6:00 pm

Opinion

While America Burns, Obama Campaigns

11/23/2011 6:00 pm

News

CNN Poll: Blue collar Democrats' support for Obama drops

11/4/2011 4:00 am

Opinion

Election 2012 with a third party option

10/26/2011 12:35 pm

Announcement

Quran burning Pastor, Terry Jones, running for President

10/23/2011 5:50 pm

Analysis

President Obama Is Doomed, But Only If the Republicans Figure Out Why

10/9/2011 12:55 pm

Satire

Potential Race Between Black Guy and Mormon Poses Dilemma for Bigots

10/3/2011 9:00 am

Poll

Majority of voters say Obama won’t win reelection campaign

9/26/2011 5:30 pm

News

Obama’s Campaign Spending Places Third Behind $72 Billion Candidate

9/16/2011 8:00 pm

Commentary

There Goes the Youth Vote

9/13/2011 12:00 pm

Poll

Social Security hurting Perry?

9/1/2011 3:00 am

Poll

Romney Is Seen Doing Better Job Handling U.S. Economy Than Obama in Poll

8/10/2011 11:00 am

Poll

Obama retakes lead in 2012 generic ballot

8/9/2011 10:00 am

Strategy

Obama plan: Destroy Romney

8/3/2011 7:00 am

Analysis

The July jobs report: Obama’s 255,000 problem

8/4/2011 9:00 pm

Announcement

Roseanne Barr Running for President

7/29/2011 8:00 pm

Poll

Weak Economy Sinks Obama's Approval Numbers

7/27/2011 2:00 pm

News

Ted Strickland: 'Crazy'-sounding candidates can't beat Barack Obama

7/14/2011 7:00 pm

Poll

"Republican Candidate" Extends Lead vs. Obama to 47% to 39%

7/5/2011 8:00 am

Editorial

Ralph Nader Is Tired of Running for President

6/22/2011 9:35 pm

News

Mitch McConnell: '12 could be '80

6/22/2011 7:00 pm

Poll

Obama Gets 30% of Americans Certain to Support Re-Election in Economy Poll

6/20/2011 11:00 pm

Opinion

How states are rigging the 2012 election

6/14/2011 8:00 pm

Event

Obama fundraiser underwhelms

6/8/2011 1:00 pm

Poll

Obama holds big 2012 lead over Republicans [Reuters/Ipsos]

6/6/2011 6:30 pm

General

Obama seeks reshaped image for 2012 run

5/31/2011 5:00 pm

News

Unpopular Freshman GOP Governors Could Help Obama’s Reelection Bid

3/5/2011 4:40 am

Election Guide

2012 Presidential Form 2 Filers

4/27/2011 6:20 am

Analysis

Nader: Why Obama Will Get Second Term in White House

3/23/2011 9:00 am

Analysis

Five items that point to Obama loss

2/25/2011 10:00 am

General

Should the GOP pin hopes on 2016? Some contenders wait

2/10/2011 11:00 am

Analysis

Obama’s Advantage

2/11/2011 2:55 pm

Poll

Poll: Barack Obama bests GOP front-runners

1/14/2011 4:00 pm

Poll

Poll: Obama rebounding, would beat GOP rivals, crush Palin

12/28/2010 10:00 am

Poll

Poll shows growing Dem support for second Obama term

12/9/2010 12:00 pm

Statement

Nader: I Am Looking for Someone to Challenge Obama in 2012

11/26/2010 6:35 am

Editorial

White House 2012: who’s ready for a four-way race?

11/19/2010 2:05 pm

News

Haley Barbour advises Michael Bloomberg not to run for president

11/5/2010 12:00 pm

Perspective

Clinton Pollster: Obama Better Off Now Than Clinton In '94

10/30/2010 5:00 pm

Poll

[US President] Stewart trounces Colbert in head-to-head matchup

10/12/2010 9:55 am

Poll

Poll: Obama leads Palin by 16 in 2012 test

8/12/2010 1:15 pm

Amusing

Poll Data On All Top 2012 Presidential Candidates Collected, Including Presumptive GOP Nominee Basil Marceaux

6/16/2010 3:00 pm

News

2012 primary plans would keep N.H. first

2/18/2010 11:50 am

Poll

Obama leads GOP hopefuls

9/25/2009 8:00 am

Poll

Poll pits Obama against 2012 foes: He Wins

7/20/2009 4:30 pm

Poll

Poll: Romney-Obama in dead heat

11/5/2008 8:00 am

Speculative

Nader 'Maybe' Will Run for President in 2012


DISCUSSION

MAP OF THIS ELECTION

 


CERTIFIED RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

Barack Obama
(Democratic) *

65,915,796
51.06%

Gov. Mitt Romney
(Republican)

60,931,757
47.20%

 

Gov. Gary Johnson
(Libertarian)

1,275,917
0.99%

 

Jill Stein
(Green)

469,547
0.36%

 

Rep. Virgil H. Goode, Jr.
(Constitution)

122,507
0.09%

 

Write-In
(Nonpartisan) (wi)

108,331
0.08%

 

Roseanne Barr
(Peace & Freedom)

67,394
0.05%

 

Mayor Rocky Anderson
(Justice)

43,027
0.03%

 

Tom Hoefling
(America's)

40,641
0.03%

 

Rep. Ron Paul
(Independent Republican) (wi)

26,204
0.02%

 

 

Randall Terry
(Independent)

13,105
0.01%

 

 

Richard A. Duncan
(Independent)

12,558
0.01%

 

 

Peta Lindsay
(Socialism and Liberation)

7,786
0.01%

 

None of the Above
(Independent)

5,770
0.00%

 

 

Chuck Baldwin
(Reform)

5,017
0.00%

 

 

Will Christensen
(Independent American)

4,456
0.00%

 

 

Stewart Alexander
(Socialist)

4,405
0.00%

 

James E. Harris
(Socialist Workers)

4,116
0.00%

 

 

Thomas Robert Stevens
(Objectivist)

4,091
0.00%

 

 

Jim Carlson
(Grassroots)

3,149
0.00%

 

 

Jill Reed
(Twelve Visions)

2,904
0.00%

 

 

Merlin Miller
(American Third Position)

2,713
0.00%

 

 

Sheila "Samm" Tittle
(We the People)

2,571
0.00%

 

 

Gloria E. La Riva
(Socialism and Liberation)

1,608
0.00%

 

 

Jerome "Jerry" White
(Socialist Equality)

1,278
0.00%

 

 

Dean Morstad
(Constitutional Government)

1,094
0.00%

 

 

Jerry Litzel
(Independent)

1,027
0.00%

 

 

Barbara Dale Washer
(Reform)

1,016
0.00%

 

Jeffrey Boss
(NSA Did 9/11)

1,007
0.00%

 

 

Andre Nigel Barnett
(Reform)

956
0.00%

 

 

Santa Claus
(Independent) (wi)

670
0.00%

 

 

Lowell J. "Jack" Fellure
(Prohibition)

518
0.00%

 

 

Avery Ayers
(Independent) (wi)

209
0.00%

 

 

Stephen Durham
(Freedom Socialist) (wi)

117
0.00%

 

 

Thaddaus Hill
(Independent) (wi)

102
0.00%

 

Hillary Rodham Clinton
(Independent Democrat) (wi)

64
0.00%

 

 

Darrell Hykes
(Independent) (wi)

63
0.00%

 

 

Kent W. Bush
(Independent) (wi)

48
0.00%

 

 

Barbara Ann Prokopich
(Independent) (wi)

41
0.00%

 

 

Party Leader James N. Clymer
(Constitution) (wi)

39
0.00%

 

 

Gerald Warner
(Independent) (wi)

23
0.00%

 

 

Dennis Knill
(Independent Democrat) (wi)

21
0.00%

 

 

Tiffany Briscoe
(Independent) (wi)

18
0.00%

 

 

Matthew Lydick
(Independent Republican) (wi)

18
0.00%

 

 

Paul Chehade
(Independent) (wi)

18
0.00%

 

Michael Hawkins
(Independent Republican) (wi)

16
0.00%

 

 

Tom Cary
(Twelve Visions) (wi)

14
0.00%

 

 

Mike Vargo
(Independent) (wi)

12
0.00%

 

 

David Crosby
(Independent) (wi)

8
0.00%

 

 

Fred Donald Dickson, Jr.
(Independent) (wi)

8
0.00%

 

 

Robert Brown
(Independent) (wi)

8
0.00%

 

 

Cecil James Roth
(Independent) (wi)

6
0.00%

 

 

Phyllis Scherrer
(Socialist Equality) (wi)

5
0.00%

 

 

Raymond Sizemore
(Independent) (wi)

5
0.00%

 

 

Michael David Boyles
(Independent) (wi)

5
0.00%

 

 

Chance White
(Independence) (wi)

4
0.00%

 

 

Erin Kent Magee
(Independent) (wi)

4
0.00%

 

 

Joseph Glean
(Independent) (wi)

4
0.00%

 

 

Nelson Keyton
(Independent) (wi)

4
0.00%

 

 

Cam Ray Lemley
(Independent) (wi)

3
0.00%

 

 

Roy Wayne Tyree
(Independent) (wi)

3
0.00%

 

 

John Dummett
(Independent) (wi)

3
0.00%

 

 

David C. Byrne
(Independent) (wi)

2
0.00%

 

 

James Struck
(Independent) (wi)

2
0.00%

 

 

Justin Myers
(Independent) (wi)

2
0.00%

 

 

Lynn Maxwell
(Independent) (wi)

2
0.00%

 

 

Dwight Kenneth French
(Independent) (wi)

2
0.00%

 

 

Jonathan D. Ellis
(America's) (wi)

1
0.00%

 

 

Andrew Charles Coniglio
(Independent) (wi)

1
0.00%

 

 

Rick Rogers
(Independent) (wi)

1
0.00%

 

 

Christina Lopez
(Freedom Socialist) (wi)

1
0.00%

 

 

Robert William Dietz
(Independent) (wi)

1
0.00%

 

 

Terrance "T.J." O'Hara
(Modern Whig) (wi)

1
0.00%

 

 

Reverend Merepeace-msmere
(Independent) (wi)

1
0.00%

 

 

Alexis Logsdon
(Independent) (wi)

1
0.00%

 

 

Susan Daniels
(Independent) (wi)

1
0.00%

 

 

Louis Todd House
(Independent) (wi)

1
0.00%

 

 

Ronald G. Hobbs
(Independent) (wi)

1
0.00%

 

 

Stephen James Frost
(Independent) (wi)

1
0.00%

 

 

Kenneth W. Bush
(Independent) (wi)
Withdrew 11/30/2011

0
0.00%

 

Source for election returns: FEC; CBS news
Note: Updated numbers from adding the certified returns as reported by the individual states. These ARE the correct numbers for all candidates.


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