Who Won The Popular Vote In 2012? HuffPost7 Nov 2012 Presidential elections are decided by the Electoral College, not by popular vote. Barack Obama earned the necessary amount of Electoral College votes for reelection shortly before midnight. Many are still curious how the popular vote ends up. Obama seems poised to win that too in 2012, though it may
Kenyan general election, 2013 WikipediaGeneral elections were held in Kenya on 4 March 2013. Voters elected the President, members of the National Assembly and new Senate, as well as County Governors and Representatives. They were the first elections held under the new constitution, which was approved in a 2010 referendum, and were also the first run
2008 Presidential Popular Vote Summary FEC5 Jan 2008 2008 PRESIDENTIAL POPULAR VOTE SUMMARY. FOR ALL CANDIDATES LISTED ON AT LEAST ONE STATE BALLOT. Candidate (Party Label). Popular Vote Total. Percent of Popular Vote. Barack Obama (Democrat). 69,498,516. 52.93%. John McCain (Republican). 59,948,323. 45.65%. Ralph Nader
The Final 2012 Presidential Election Results Aren't Close Thomas4 Jan 2013 Obama got 51.1 percent of the popular vote to Mitt Romney's 47.2 percent, a four point margin. (Let's all pause for a moment and savor the fact that history will show that Romney won … 47 percent.) That's a wider margin than George W. Bush won by in 2004 (51-48), when pundits on the right like Charles
Election Results 2012 Election Center Elections & Politics fromBarak Obama. Obama. Candidates need 270 electoral votes to win the presidency. Game out the presidential race with CNN's Electoral Calculator ». 332. Electoral Votes. 206. Electoral Votes. Democratic. Obama. Romney. GOP. 51%. 65,455,010 votes. 60,771,703 votes. 47%. 47%. 60,771,703 votes. Mitt Romney. Romney.
What the Catholic vote tells us about presidential elections The11 Feb 2013 The 2012 result also marked the fifth time in the last six presidential elections where the candidate who won the Catholic vote has won the election. The lone exception was in 2000 when then Vice President Al Gore won the Catholic vote by two points (and the popular vote by .5 percent) but lost the
Republicans want to change laws on Electoral College votes, after19 Jan 2013 From Wisconsin to Pennsylvania, Republicans who control legislatures in states that supported President Barack Obama are considering changing laws that give the winner of a state's popular vote all of its Electoral College votes, too. They instead want presidential losses. Published January 19, 2013.
Final Tally Shows Obama First Since '56 to Win 51% TwiceFinal Tally Shows Obama First Since '56 to Win 51% Twice. Greg Giroux. January 4, 2013, 1:09 PM PST. Barack Obama is the first president in more than five decades to win at least 51 percent of the national popular vote twice, according to a revised vote count in New York eight weeks after the Nov. 6 election. To continue
18 states have voted Democratic in six consecutive elections with10 Nov 2013 Says 18 states and the District of Columbia have voted Democratic in six consecutive presidential elections. — George Will on Sunday, November 10th, 2013 in comments on Fox's "Fox News Sunday". "Democrats have also won the popular vote in five of the last six presidential contests," Sabato said.
Hassan Rouhani wins Iran presidential election BBC News15 Jun 2013 21 July 2013. Reformist-backed cleric Hassan Rouhani has won Iran's presidential election, securing just over 50% of the vote and so avoiding the need for a run-off. Crowds gathered in Tehran to hail Mr Rouhani, who said he had achieved a "victory of moderation over extremism". Some 72.2% of the 50
The Contemporary Presidency: How the 2012 Presidential Election2 May 2013 This article details these inequalities and their roots in state statutes allocating electoral votes on a winner-take-all basis. It argues that states should end this inequality by enacting the National Popular Vote interstate compact, which would ensure that it is the popular vote in all 50 states and the District of
They Weren't in the Running, but They Still Won Votes The TexasWillie Nelson and Mickey Mouse may not have been candidates in the 2012 presidential election, but they won write-in votes. That support didn't get them any closer to the White House, as counties don't officially count write-in votes for uncertified candidates. by Maurice Chammah Jan. 2, 2013 6 AM. 3. Illustration by Todd
National Popular Vote FairvoteFairVote's executive director Rob Richie co-authored Every Vote Equal, a book explaining how the National Popular Vote plan would work and why the United States urgently needs it, and a 2013 article in Presidential Studies Quarterly. FairVote regularly generates research and analysis about problems with current