Nevada : 2012 United States Presidential Election

The US presidential election of 2012 in Nevada was won by Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama over his nearest rival Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney by a victory margin of over 6%.

Nevada is located in the Southwestern United States. It is largely a desert. The state has relaxed laws on gambling and divorce making the state a major tourist destination in the United States. World famous gambling center Las Vegas is located in Nevada.

Nevada 2012 Presidential Election Results

Nevada 2012 Presidential Election Results

Election Analysis:

For US presidential election of 2012 , Nevada , was considered to be a toss up state . Democratic party won in Nevada in 3 of the past 5 presidential elections.

Nevada state map
Joe Biden the Vice Presidential candidate of the Democratic party is from the state of Nevada. Nevada is a bell weather state since 1976. Hispanic or Latino's constitute about 27% of the state's population who tend to vote more Democratic.

Nevada Previous Presidential Election Results

nevada presidential election results history

Political situation in Nevada in the Year 2012:

1. Nevada unemployment rate stands at 12.1% compared to national average of 8.1%.
2. Obama in a speech discourages people to visit places like Las Vegas.
3. Nevada continues to have one of the highest crime rates in the country.

Population by Race in Nevada : Year 2010

2011 nevada race diversity