Minnesota : 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 7%.

Minnesota is located in the Midwestern United States. Minnesota has a diverse economy. Some of the major contributors to the economy are agriculture, mining, retail, manufacturing.

Minnesota 2012 Presidential Election Results

Minnesota USA 2012 Presidential Election Results

Election Analysis:

Minnesota 2012 Presidential Election Results state map

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

Minnesota voted Democratic in the Presidential elections from the 1972. Although it was expected that Republican party will have massive gains in the state, it was never expected to carry the state in 2012 US Presidential election.

Minnesota Previous Presidential Election Results

minnesota presidential election results history

Political situation in Minnesota in the Year 2012:

1. Minnesota unemployment rate stands at 5.9% compared to the national average of 8.1% as of Aug 2012.
2. Republicans took control of both the chambers of legislation in Minnesota while the Democrats took control of the Governorship in the 2010 elections.

Population by Race in Minnesota : Year 2010

2011 minnesota race diversity