Arizona : 2012 United States Presidential Election

The US presidential election of 2012 in Arizona , was won by Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney over his nearest rival Democratic Presidential Candidate Barack Obama by a victory margin of over 9%.

Arizona, is located in the Southwestern part of United States. Most of Arizona receives very little rainfall. Grand Canyon, one of the seven natural wonders of the world is located in the state of Arizona.

Arizona 2012 Presidential Election Results :

Arizona 2012 United States Election Results
Election Analysis:

For US presidential election of 2012 , Arizona , was considered to be a leaning red ( Republican ) state . Republican party won last four of the five presidential elections in the state of Arizona.

Arizona is a toss up state and its elections are closely monitored. Arizona became a leaning red state for the 2012 Presidential election because of decreased popularity of the sitting President Obama. Though historically a Republican strong hold, the coming of large scale illegal immigrants has made the state a tossup.Hispanic or Latino voters constitute about 30% of the population and tend to vote heavily democratic.

Arizona Previous Presidential Election Results

Arizona presidential election results history

Major Political Events in Arizona:

1. Gabrielle Giffords , US House of Representative from Arizona's 8th district, shot in Tuscan, Arizona .
2. Arizona imposes "Show your papers" law, which gives powers to the Sheriff dept to request for appropriate documents of immigration during a lawful stop.
3. Housing market stabilizes in Arizona.

Population by Race in Arizona : Year 2011

2011 arizona race diversity