New Jersey : 2012 United States Presidential Election

The United States of America Presidential Election of 2012 in New Jersey was won by Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama over his nearest rival Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney by a victory margin of over 15%.

New Jersey is located in the Northeastern United States. Shipping, Chemical, financial, food processing industries are the main contributor to the New Jersey economy.

New Jersey 2012 Presidential Election Results

New Jersey 2012 Presidential Election Results

Election Analysis:

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

New Jersey is a Democratic strong hold. It has voted Democratic with big margins from the year 1992. More than 40% of the New Jersey population is Non-Caucasian who tend to vote heavily Democratic in the Presidential elections.
New Jersey 2012 Presidential Election Results state map

New Jersey Previous Presidential Election Results

newjersey presidential election results history

Political situation in New Jersey in the Year 2012:

1. New Jersey has one of the worst credit rating among the States of the USA.
2. New Jersey unemployment stands at 9.9% compared to a national average of 8.1% as of August 2012.
3. Republican Chris Christie is now the Governor of New Jersey while both the state legislative chambers are controlled by Democrats.

Population by Race in New Jersey : Year 2010

2011 new jersey race diversity