Tennessee : 2012 United States Presidential Election

The United States of America Presidential election of 2012 in Tennessee was won by Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney over his nearest rival Democratic Presidential Candidate Barack Obama by a victory margin of over 20%.

Tennessee is located in the Southeastern part of the United States. Textiles, Cattle, Electric Power generation are the major contributors to the State's economy. FedEx , Autozone are headquartered in the state.

Tennessee 2012 Presidential Election Results

Tennessee 2012 Presidential Election Results

Election Analysis:

For US presidential election of 2012 , Tennessee , appears to be a safe red ( Republican ) state . Republican party won in Tennessee for the past 3 presidential elections with big margins.

Republicans have steadily gained ground in the state after neighboring Arkansas native Bill Clinton's Presidency. Republicans gained ground in the state in 2008 Presidential election against the nationwide trend of loosing ground. The state's rural areas give massive majority to the Republican party and it can be considered a safe red state.
Tennessee 2012 Presidential Election Results state map

Tennessee Previous Presidential Election Results

tennessee presidential election results history

Political situation in Tennessee in the Year 2012:

  • Unemployment rate in the state stands at 8.4% compared to the national average of 8.1% as of August 2012.
  • Al Gore native of Tennessee looses 2000 United States Presidential election including his own state of Tennessee.
  • All the three chambers of legislation, ( Governorship, State House of Representatives, State Senate ) are controlled by Republicans.
  • Population by Race in Tennessee : Year 2010

    2011 tennessee race diversity