Kentucky : 2012 United States Presidential Election

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

Kentucky is located in the Mideast of the United States. The state is known for its Horse Racing, Bluegrass, Coalfields. Agriculture , Auto Manufacturing, Energy fuel production are the major contributors to the economy of Kentucky.

Kentucky 2012 Presidential Election Results :

Kentucky state map
Election Analysis:

For US presidential election of 2012 , Kentucky , was considered to be a safe red ( Republican ) state . Republican party won in Kentucky for the past 3 presidential elections with big margins.

Kentucky has gone both Republican and Democratic in its past Presidential elections and had voted for winning candidate between 1964 and 2004. Recently the state has been voting heavily republican in the Presidential elections and the Republican party is predicted to keep the state in the Presidential election of 2012.

Kentucky Previous Presidential Election Results

kentucky presidential election results history

Political situation in Kentucky in the Year 2012:

1. Kentucky unemployment rate at 8.5% above the national average of 8.1% as of Aug 2012.
2. Kentucky Governorship is held by Democrats while both the United States senators from Kentucky are Republican and out of 6 United States House of Representatives 4 are held by Republicans.
3. Kentucky's credit rating is rated in the bottom 10% among the States of United States of America.

Population by Race in Kentucky : Year 2010

2011 kentucky race diversity