Virginia : 2012 United States Presidential Election

The United States of America Presidential election of 2012 in Virginia was won by Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney over his nearest rival Democratic Presidential Candidate Barack Obama by a victory margin of over 3%.

Virginia is located in the South Atlantic region of the United States. It borders District of Columbia. Local and Federal Government, Military, Agriculture are the major contributors to the states economy. Richmond is the State's capital and Fairfax county is the most populous county of the state.

Virginia 2012 Presidential Election Results

Virginia 2012 Presidential Election Results

Election Analysis:

For US presidential election of 2012 , Virginia , was considered to be a toss up state . Republican party won in Virginia in the past 4 of the 5 presidential elections.

Virginia has voted for the Republican Party Presidential Candidate in all Presidential elections since 1968 except 2008. The state has about 20% African American Origin residents and about 6% Asian Origin residents who tend to voted heavily Democratic. Obama carried the state in 2008 Presidential election by about a margin of 6%. The state is now a toss up because of the decreased popularity of the President Obama. Republican party candidate Mitt Romney will have an edge in the state because of its conservative leanings.
Virginia 2012 Presidential Election Reusults state map

Virginia Previous Presidential Election Results

virginia presidential election results history

Political situation in Virginia in the Year 2012:

  • Virginia unemployment rate stands at 5.9% far lower compared to the national average of 8.1% as of August 2012.
  • Virginia enjoys AAA credit rating.
  • Both the State Governor and the State senate are controlled by Republicans.
  • Republican support surged during the 2010 elections.
  • Population by Race in Virginia : Year 2010

    2011 virginia race diversity