Rhode Island : 2012 United States Presidential Election

The United States of America Presidential election of 2012 in Rhode Island was won by Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama over his nearest rival Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney by a victory margin of over 27%.

Rhode Island is located in the Northeastern part of the United States. It is the samllest state of the United Staes. Health Services, Tourism, Manufacturing are the major contributors to the Rhode Island economy.

Rhode Island 2012 Presidential Election Results

Rhode Island USA 2012 Presidential Election Results

Election Analysis:

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

Rhode Island voted Democratic since 1988 in the United States Presidential elections. It is one of the solid blue states of the Northeast.
Rhode Island 2012 Presidential Election Results state map

Rhode Island Previous Presidential Election Results

rhodeisland presidential election results history

Political situation in Rhode Island in the Year 2012:

  • Rhode Island has the unemployment rate of 10.7% compared to the national average of 8.1% as of August 2012.
  • Rhode Island legalizes medical marijuana.
  • Democratic party controls both the legislative chambers of the state ( State House of Representatives, State Senate )
  • Population by Race in Rhode Island : Year 2010

    2011 rhodeisland race diversity