Texas : 2012 United States Presidential Election

The United States of America Presidential election of 2012 in Texas was won by Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney over his nearest rival Democratic Presidential Candidate Barack Obama by a victory margin of over 16%.

Texas is located in the South Central part of the United States. Texas has the second highest GDP among the states of the United States. Texas has the largest area among the contiguous United States. Oil and Natural gas production, Agriculture, Defense, High technology industries are the major contributors to the state economy.

Texas 2012 Presidential Election Results

Texas USA 2012 Presidential Election Results

Election Analysis:

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

Texas has voted for Republican Presidential Candidate in all Presidential elections since 1980. Texas is part of the bible belt of th south. About 38% of the Texas population are of Hispanic or Latino origin who tend to vote heavily Democratic, but the state can be considered a safe red state since only 20% of the texas electorate are of Hispanic or Latino Origin.
Texas state map

Texas Previous Presidential Election Results

texas presidential election results history

Political situation in Texas in the Year 2012:

  • Unemployment in Texas stands at 7.1% compared to the national average of 8.1% as of August 2012.
  • All three chambers of the state legislatures (Governorship, State Senate, State House of Representatives) are all controlled by the Republicans.
  • 2003 Texas redistricting becomes controversial as helping Republicans and causing disadvantage to Democrats.
  • Population by Race in Texas : Year 2010

    2011 texas race diversity