Washington : 2012 United States Presidential Election

The US presidential election of 2012 in Washington was won by Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama over his nearest rival Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney by a victory margin of over 14%.

Washington is located in the Northwestern United States. Design and Manufacture of Aircraft, Information Technology, Biotechnology, electronics and telecommunication contribute are the major contributors to the state's economy.

Washington 2012 Presidential Election Results

Washington 2012 Presidential Election Results

Election Analysis:

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

Democrats had kept the state in every Presidential election since 1988. Seattle area where most of the population resides generally votes heavily Democratic making the state a safe blue state for 2012 United States Presidential election.
Washington 2012 Presidential Elecion Results state map

Washington Previous Presidential Election Results

washington presidential election results history

Political situation in Washington in the Year 2012:

  • Washington state unemployment rate stands at 8.6% compared to the national average of 8.1% as of August 2012.
  • All the three legislative chambers of the state (Governorship, State Senate, State House of Representatives) are controlled by the Democrats.
  • Population by Race in Washington : Year 2010

    2011 washington race diversity