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ELECTION INFORMATION

Container

Popular Vote

Race Type

Primary Election

Filing Deadline

1/1/2012 12:00 pm

Polls Open

1/3/2012 6:00 am

Polls Close

1/3/2012 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 3/5/2013

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

11/6/2012

Term

2013-2017

Winner

Barack Obama

Party

Democratic *

Votes

65,915,796

Percent

51.06%


NARRATIVE

Incumbent: Barack Obama Cowan: NH Ely: NH, OK, TX Freis: NH Greene: NH Haywood: NH Jordan: NH O'Connor: NH O'Donnell: NH Richardson: LA, MO, NH, OK, TX Rogers: OK Supreme: NH Terry: MO, NH, OH, OK Tyler (dropped out on 12/22/11, remains on ballot): NH Wolfe: LA, MO, NH


DEBATES

EVENTS

POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENTS

Title

Candidate

Against Candidate

Category

Ad Tone

Video Start Date

The Road We've Traveled

Barack Obama

 

Web Only Ad

Biography

3/15/2012

The Road We've Traveled Official Trailer

Barack Obama

 

Web Only Ad

Mixed

3/7/2012

President Obama's Record on Jobs

Barack Obama

 

Web Only Ad

Issue

1/23/2012

The Facts About President Obama's Energy Record

Barack Obama

 

TVAd

Issue

1/19/2012

It Begins With Us

Barack Obama

 

Web Only Ad

Biography

4/3/2011


NEWS

Date

Category

Headline

2/22/2012 5:30 am

News

Obama campaign announces co-chairs

2/1/2012 10:00 am

General

Democratic National Committee Says Randall Terry Should Not be Considered a Bona Fide Candidate for Broadcast Purposes

1/10/2012 4:10 pm

Advertisement

Super Bowl Viewers Will See Graphic Anti-Abortion Ads With Pictures Of Bloody Fetuses

1/4/2012 3:00 pm

Editorial

Obama’s Renomination Snooze

12/22/2011 5:00 pm

Endorsement

Aldous Tyler Ends Presidential Campaign and Endorses Darcy Richardson

10/26/2011 12:00 pm

Announcement

Why I’m Running for President

9/22/2011 12:00 am

Blog Entry

Russ Feingold: “I believe that re-electing President Obama is an absolute imperative”

9/27/2011 12:00 pm

Endorsement

Ed Koch endorses Obama

9/20/2011 5:00 am

Opinion

Why Obama should withdraw

8/9/2011 7:35 am

News

Gravel names his price: $1 million to challenge Obama

8/22/2011 5:00 pm

Opinion

Hillary in ’12!

7/27/2011 5:20 am

News

Nader looks for Obama 2012 challengers

7/26/2011 7:00 am

Poll

New polls confirm Obama's Democratic base crumbles

6/6/2011 2:10 am

News

Obama rakes it in from on high

4/30/2011 6:05 am

Strategy

Barack Obama’s online army quietly gears up

3/30/2011 11:00 pm

Speculative

Kucinich Acting Like a Candidate

4/12/2011 1:00 pm

Speculative

Barack Obama faces problems on left, not right

1/20/2011 1:00 pm

News

Obama to Close Political Office and Start 2012 Campaign

1/18/2011 1:10 pm

Announcement

Pro-Life Activist to Challenge Pro-Abortion Obama in Democratic Primary

12/30/2010 7:00 am

Editorial

John Nichols: ‘Sanders for President’? ‘Feingold for President’? Lots of buzz, but no chance

12/28/2010 7:00 pm

Analysis

An Anti-War Challenge to Obama in 2012: The Case for Alan Grayson

12/9/2010 1:25 pm

Speculative

Gravel considering Obama primary challenge, calls for new 9/11 investigation

11/30/2010 9:00 am

Statement

Christine O'Donnell: I Would Vote for Hillary Clinton

11/5/2010 3:05 pm

Editorial

If I were Joe Biden, I'd challenge Obama in 2012 primaries

11/5/2010 11:05 am

Announcement

Clinton rules out a presidential run through 2016

11/4/2010 6:00 pm

Opinion

A Progressive Primary to Push for Jobs and End the Wars

11/3/2010 9:00 pm

Announcement

Feingold won't challenge Obama in '12

11/4/2010 9:00 pm

Announcement

Howard Dean is 'absolutely, categorically not running in 2012'

10/19/2010 4:00 pm

Speculative

Presidential Contenders: Why the latest theories about Democrats who might challenge Obama in 2012 are wrong.

10/14/2010 1:45 pm

Blog Entry

Biden Clumsily Announces He and Obama Are Running For Re-Election

9/2/2010 2:55 pm

Advertisement

Hillary Clinton for president ad hits airwaves

8/12/2010 11:00 am

News

Rep. Kucinich Won't Challenge Obama in Primary

7/28/2010 4:35 am

News

Ed Rendell: Obama Could Get Primary Challenge in 2012

2/16/2010 4:00 pm

General

Obama may face Evan Bayh, a Democratic challenger, in 2012


DISCUSSION

MAP OF THIS ELECTION

 


RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

Barack Obama
(Democratic) *

8,308,018
90.86%

 

No Preference
(Democratic)

225,155
2.46%

 

 

Uncommitted
(Democratic)
Announced 11/30/2010

208,252
2.28%

 

John Wolfe
(Democratic)
Announced 11/30/2010

116,646
1.28%

 

 

Darcy G. Richardson
(Democratic)
Announced 11/30/2010

109,773
1.20%

 

Keith Russell Judd
(Democratic)

73,138
0.80%

 

 

Bob Ely
(Democratic)
Announced 11/30/2010

29,952
0.33%

 

Write-In
(Democratic)

24,828
0.27%

 

 

Randall Terry
(Democratic)
Announced 1/18/2011

22,886
0.25%

 

 

Jim Rogers
(Democratic)
Announced 11/30/2010

15,546
0.17%

 

Rep. Ron Paul
(Democratic) (wi)

2,289
0.03%

 

Gov. Mitt Romney
(Democratic) (wi)

1,815
0.02%

 

Ambassador Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Democratic) (wi)

1,238
0.01%

 

 

Ed Cowan
(Democratic)
Announced 11/30/2010

945
0.01%

 

Vermin Supreme
(Democratic)
Announced 11/30/2010

833
0.01%

 

 

John Haywood
(Democratic)
Announced 11/30/2010

423
0.00%

 

 

Craig "Tax Freeze" Freis
(Democratic)
Announced 11/30/2010

400
0.00%

 

Hillary Rodham Clinton
(Democratic) (wi)

304
0.00%

 

Sen. Rick Santorum
(Democratic) (wi)

302
0.00%

 

Rep. Newt Gingrich
(Democratic) (wi)

276
0.00%

 

 

Cornelius E. O'Connor
(Democratic)
Announced 11/30/2010

266
0.00%

 

Edward T. O'Donnell, Jr.
(Democratic)
Announced 11/30/2010

222
0.00%

 

 

Bob Greene
(Democratic)
Announced 11/30/2010

213
0.00%

 

 

Robert Jordan
(Democratic)
Announced 11/30/2010

155
0.00%

 

 

Aldous Tyler
(Democratic)
Announced 11/30/2010

106
0.00%

 

 

Gov. Charles E. "Buddy" Roemer III
(Democratic) (wi)

29
0.00%

 

 

Fred Karger
(Democratic) (wi)

26
0.00%

 

Gov. Rick Perry
(Democratic) (wi)

17
0.00%

 

Gov. Gary Johnson
(Democratic) (wi)

4
0.00%

 

St. Sen. Stewart J. Greenleaf
(Democratic) (wi)

4
0.00%

 

 

Michael J. Meehan
(Democratic) (wi)

4
0.00%

 

Rep. Michele Bachmann
(Democratic) (wi)

2
0.00%

 

Herman Cain
(Democratic) (wi)

1
0.00%

 

 

John Joseph Polachek
(Democratic) (wi)

1
0.00%

 

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