Oregon : 2012 United States Presidential Election

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

Oregon is located in the Northwestern United States between Washington and California. Agriculture, Technology, Tourism industries are the major contributors to the Oregon economy.

Oregon 2012 Presidential Election Results

Oregon 2012 Presidential Election Results

Election Analysis:

For US presidential election of 2012 , Oregon , was considered to be a safe blue ( Democratic ) state . Democratic party won in Oregon for the past 5 presidential elections.

Oregon has voted only for Democratic Presidential Candidate since 1988. The state was won by Obama by a huge margin making it unlikely to be won by the Republican Presidential candidate in 2012 US Presidential election.

Oregon Previous Presidential Election Results

oregon presidential election results history

Political situation in Oregon in the Year 2012:

1. Oregon unemployment rate stands at 8.9% compared to the national average of 8.1% as of August 2012.
2. Democrats control the Governorship and State Senate while the State House of Representatives is evenly divided.
3. Oregon is the first state in US to set up effective health care program which covers most of its residents without private health insurance.

Population by Race in Oregon : Year 2010

2011 oregon race diversity