Florida : 2012 United States Presidential Election

The US presidential election of 2012 in Florida , was won by Democratic Presidential Candidate Barack Obama over his nearest rival Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney by a very narrow victory margin of under 1%.

Florida, has the longest coastline in the contiguous USA. The state is well known for its beaches, amusement parks, production of oranges and the John F. Kennedy Space Center.

Florida 2012 Presidential Election Results :

Florida 2012 United States Presidential Election Results
Election Analysis:

For US presidential election of 2012 , Florida , was considered to be a toss up state . Republican party won in Florida 3 times in the past 5 presidential elections with narrow margin.

Florida is a melting pot of liberal north eastern US settlers and the conservative southerners of Florida. The state also has sizable Hispanics but they do not tend to vote heavily Democratic as in other states of USA. Florida is a toss up state and because of its sizable electoral vote (29) is one of the major battle ground states.

Florida Previous Presidential Election Results

florida presidential election results history

Political situation in Florida in the Year 2012:

1. Florida housing market stabilizes .
2. Florida unemployment rate stands at 8.9% above national average of 8.1% as of August 2012.
3. Republicans dominated the 2010 elections in Florida.

Population by Race in Florida : Year 2010

2011 florida race diversity