Massachusetts : 2012 United States Presidential Election

The United States of America Presidential election of 2012 in Massachusetts was won by Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama over his nearest rival Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney by a victory margin of over 23%.

Massachusetts is located in the northeastern region of the United States. The state has played an important role in the history of United States. Massachusetts was the center for American Revolution. Its residents opposed the anarchy of Britain which finally led to the Boston Massacre and Boston tea party leading to the outbreak of American Revolution. Massachusetts is also very well known for higher education institutions.

Massachusetts 2012 Presidential Election Results

Massachusetts USA 2012 Presidential Election Results

Election Analysis

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

John F Kennedy and Edward F Kennedy held the United States Senator seat from Massachusetts. The state votes heavily Democratic during the Presidential elections.
Massachusetts state map

Massachusetts Previous Presidential Election Results

massachusetts presidential election results history

Political situation in Massachusetts in the Year 2012:

1. Massachusetts unemployment rate stands at 6.3% compared to national average of 8.1% as of August 2012.
2. Massachusetts former Governor Mitt Romney wins the Republican party nomination for the President of United States.
3. Massachusetts's becomes the first State in USA to recognize same sex marriage.

Population by Race in Massachusetts : Year 2010

2011 massachusetts race diversity