Hawaii : 2012 United States Presidential Election

The United States of America presidential election of 2012 in Hawaii , was won by Democratic Presidential Candidate Barack Obama over his nearest rival Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney by a victory margin of over 42%.

Hawaii is a chain of islands in Central Pacific Ocean. It was annexed by United States in 1898. Hawaii got statehood in 1959. The state has one of the highest cost of living in the United States. Median home prices are also one of the highest in the United States. Tourism accounts for a significant part of the states revenue.

Hawaii 2012 Presidential Election Results :

Hawaii state map
Election Analysis:

For US presidential election of 2012 , Hawaii , was considered to be a safe blue ( Democratic ) state . Democratic party won in Hawaii for the past 5 presidential elections with big margins. Barack Hussein Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii.

People belonging to Asian race constitute about 38% of the Hawaiian population , while people belonging to two or more races constitute about 23% of the population. Hawaii voted mostly Democratic from 1960's.

Hawaii Previous Presidential Election Results

hawaii presidential election results history

Political situation in Hawaii in the Year 2012:

1. Hawaii unemployment rate at 6.1 % compared to the national rate of 8.1 % as of August 2012.
2. Hawaii native, Barack Hussein Obama, becomes the 44th President of the United States of America.
3. Hawaii housing market stabilizes.

Population by Race in Hawaii : Year 2010

2011 hawaii race diversity