Maryland : 2012 United States Presidential Election

The United States of America Presidential election of 2012 in Maryland was won by Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama over his nearest rival Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney by a victory margin of over 26%.

Maryland is located in the Mid Atlantic region bordering District of Columbia, Virginia.

Maryland 2012 Presidential Election Results

Maryland USA 2012 Presidential Election Results

Election Analysis

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

Maryland being close to US capital has lot of people working in government dependent jobs who tend to vote Democratic. Black or African Americans constitute about 30% of the population in Maryland and tend to vote heavily democratic. Also Asians who constitute about 5% of the population in Maryland and tend to vote heavily Democratic making Maryland a safe Blue state.
Maryland state map

Maryland Previous Presidential Election Results

maryland presidential election results history

Political situation in Maryland in the Year 2012:

1. Maryland enjoys AAA credit rating .
2. Maryland unemployment rate stands at 7.1% compared to national average of 8.1% as of August 2012.
3. Democrats continue to dominate Maryland's politics.

Population by Race in Maryland : Year 2010

2011 maryland race diversity