New Mexico : 2012 United States Presidential Election

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

New Mexico is located in the southwestern United States. New Mexico is covered by thickly forested areas in the north while there is extensive desert towards the south. Oil and Gas production , Federal spending contributed to the major part of the New Mexico economy.

New Mexico 2012 Presidential Election Results

New Mexico 2012 Presidential Election Results

Election Analysis:

For US presidential election of 2012 , New Mexico , was considered to be a leaning blue ( Democratic ) state . Democratic party won in New Mexico in 4 of the past 5 presidential elections.

New Mexico consists of the highest percentage of Hispanics in the entire United States about 46% who tend to vote more Democratic making the state a blue leaning state.
New Mexico 2012 Presidential Election Results state map

New Mexico Previous Presidential Election Results

newmexico presidential election results history

Political situation in New Mexico in the Year 2012:

1. New Mexico unemployment rate stands at 6.5% compared to the national average of 8.1% as of August 2012.
2. Republican Susana Martinez is the Governor of New Mexico while both the chambers of the State's legislation are controlled by Democrats.
3. New Mexico abolishes death penalty.

Population by Race in New Mexico : Year 2010

2011 newmexico race diversity