South Carolina : 2012 United States Presidential Election

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

South Carolina is located in the Southeastern United States. Agriculture, Chemical, Textile, Machinery, Automobiles, Manufacturing, Tourism are major contributors to the state's economy. South Carolina is the first of the thirteen original American colonies that declared independence from the British Crown in the American Revolution.

South Carolina 2012 Presidential Election Results

South Carolina 2012 Presidential Election Results

Election Analysis:

For US presidential election of 2012 , South Carolina , was considered to be a safe red ( Republican ) state. Republican party won in South Carolina for the past 5 presidential elections with big margins.

South Carolina was a Red state in the United States Presidential elections since 1980. Even though about 28% of the state population are African Americans , like other southern states, it was considered a safe red state for 2012 US Presidential election.
South Carolina 2012 Presidential Election Results state map

South Carolina Previous Presidential Election Results

southcarolina presidential election results history

Political situation in South Carolina in the Year 2012:

1. South Carolina has an unemployment rate of 9.6% compared to the national average of 8.1% as of August 2012 .
2. All the three chambers of the states legislature ( Governorship, State House of Representatives, State Senate ) are controlled by Republicans

Population by Race in South Carolina : Year 2010

2011 southcarolina race diversity