Michigan : 2012 United States Presidential Election

The United States of America Presidential election of 2012 in Maine was won by Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama over his nearest rival Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney by a victory margin of over 9%.

Michigan is located in the Great Lakes region of the Midwestern United States. Michigan is a hub for Automobile manufacturing. Other industrial outputs from the state include food production, military equipment, mining.

Michigan 2012 Presidential Election Results

Michigan USA 2012 Presidential Election Results
Michigan 2012 Presidential Election Results State Map

Election Analysis

For US presidential election of 2012 , Michigan , was considered to be a leaning blue ( Democratic ) state. Democratic party won in Michigan for the past 5 presidential elections.

Democrats have a very strong hold in Detroit and its suburban areas. About 50% of the states population lives in the Detroit Metropolitan area. Republicans have hold in the rural areas. Democrats can be expected to edge out Republicans for the 2012 Presidential election due to there continued strength in the Detroit area.

Michigan Previous Presidential Election Results

michigan presidential election results history

Political situation in Michigan in the Year 2012:

1. The state of Michigan has one of the worst credit ratings in the country .
2. Unemployment rate stands at 9.4% compared to national average of 8.1% as of August 2012.
3. Federal Government bails out the auto industry. General Motors and Ford make a come back in auto sales after disastrous 2008 and 2009 auto sales numbers.

Population by Race in Michigan : Year 2010

2011 michigan race diversity