Alabama : 2012 United States Presidential Election

The US presidential election of 2012 in Alabama , was won by Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney over his nearest rival Democratic Presidential Candidate Barack Obama by a victory margin of over 22%.

Alabama, the south eastern state of USA , is located in the middle of the bible belt. Alabama economy was mostly dependent on agriculture until World War II. After World War II its economy diversified into heavy manufacturing, technology, education.

Alabama 2012 Presidential Election Results :

Alabama 2012 United States Presidential Election Results

Election Analysis:

Republican party won in Alabama for the past 5 presidential elections with big margins.
Alabama has increasingly voted for Republicans after the 1972 redistricting.

Alabama Previous Presidential Election Results

Alabama presidential election results history

Major Political Events in Alabama:

1. Alabama seceded from the Union in 1961 and waged war against it during the American Civil War.
2. Alabama was infamously in the midst of the Civil rights movement.
3. Alabama voted increasingly republican after the modern conservative movement of the late 1960's.

Population by Race in Alabama : Year 2010

2011 alabama race diversity