North Carolina : 2012 United States Presidential Election

The United States of America Presidential election of 2012 in North Carolina was won by Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney over his nearest rival Democratic Presidential Candidate Barack Obama by a margin of over 2%.

North Carolina is located in the Southeastern United States. North Carolina joined the American Civil War against the union forces. Agriculture, Financial services, chemical and textile industries are the main contributors to the North Carolina economy.

North Carolina 2012 Presidential Election Results

North Carolina 2012 Presidential Election Results

Election Analysis:

For Presidential Election of 2012 , North Carolina , was considered to be a leaning red state . Republican party won in North Carolina in 4 of the past 5 presidential elections.

North Carolina voted Republican in the Presidential elections since 1980 except in 2008 when Barack Obama edged out John McCain by a slight margin of 0.33%. North Carolina though was a tossup state but was considered to easily lean Republican as Barack Obama's popularity is significantly lower when compared to the 2008 Presidential election.
North Carolina 2012 Presidential Election Results state map

North Carolina Previous Presidential Election Results

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Political situation in North Carolina in the Year 2012:

1. North Carolina has an unemployment rate of 9.7% compared to the national average of 8.1% as of August 2012.
2. North Carolina enjoys AAA credit rating.
3. Republican party outperforms in the 2010 elections.
4. Same sex marriage banned in North Carolina.

Population by Race in North Carolina : Year 2010

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