Mississippi : 2012 United States Presidential Election

The United States of America Presidential election of 2012 in Mississippi was won by Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney over his nearest rival Democratic Presidential Candidate Barack Obama by a victory margin of over 11%.

Mississippi is located in the Southern United States. The state has the lowest per capita income among all the states of the US. Agriculture is a major contributor to the Mississippi economy.

Mississippi 2012 Presidential Election Results

Mississippi 2012 Presidential Election Results , USA

Election Analysis:

Mississippi 2012 Election Results state map

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

Mississippi has voted heavily Republican in all the Presidential elections since 1980.It has the highest percentage of African American's in the entire country, about 37%. The voting is highly polarized on racial lines ( African Americans voting Democratic and Caucasians voting Republican) making the state a safe red state.

Mississippi Previous Presidential Election Results

mississippi presidential election results history

Political situation in Mississippi in the Year 2012:

1. Mississippi unemployment stands at 9.2% compared to the national average 8.1% as of Aug 2012.
2. Mississippi bans same sex marriage.
3. Mississippi decriminalizes possession of Marijuana.

Population by Race in Mississippi : Year 2010

2011 mississippi race diversity