United States presidential election in Michigan - Wikipedia
As we look at the county level data for the results, we can see what exit States like Arizona, Florida, North Carolina, Ohio and Virginia had the power to to the census compared to 72 per cent across the US as a whole. in - the only swing state Obama lost in the last presidential election. For complete and up-to-date results and coverage of Presidential elections from all 50 states, visit Decision 94% in | detailed results |all North Dakota results. Although millions of American citizens vote in presidential elections other aspects have been shaped by state laws, national party rules and rebounded to % for President Obama's second election in . Nevada Democratic caucuses and South Carolina Republican Electoral College meets.
Wilson carried California by 3, votes 0. Results[ edit ] Results by county explicitly indicating the percentage for the winning candidate. Shades of blue are for Wilson Democraticshades of red are for Hughes Republicanshades of green are for "No Candidate" Progressivegrey indicates zero recorded votes and white indicates territories not elevated to statehood.
The electoral vote was one of the closest in U. Wilson was the second of just four presidents in US history to win re-election with a lower percentage of the electoral vote than in their prior elections, following James Madison in As the number of electors had increased during Madison's first term, but held steady throughout Wilson's, Wilson was also the first of only three successfully reelected presidents to receive fewer total electoral votes. This result would be experienced again only by Franklin D.
Roosevelt in and and by Barack Obama in The key state proved to be California, which Wilson won by only 3, votes out of nearly a million cast. Although New Hampshire may not have been a deciding state in the election, the margin of victory for Wilson there was the second smallest ever recorded in an American presidential election at just 56 votes, behind Franklin Pierce's 25 vote victory in Delaware in A popular legend from the campaign states that Hughes went to bed on election night thinking that he was the newly elected president.
On April 10, Santorum suspended his campaign due to a variety of reasons, such as a low delegate count, unfavorable polls in his home state of Pennsylvania, and his daughter's health, leaving Mitt Romney as the undisputed front-runner for the presidential nomination and allowing Gingrich to claim that he was "the last conservative standing" in the campaign for the nomination.
On May 29, after winning the Texas primary, Romney had received a sufficient number of delegates to clinch the party's nomination with the inclusion of unpledged delegates. After winning the June 5 primaries in California and several other states, Romney had received more than enough pledged delegates to clinch the nomination without counting unpledged delegates, making the June 26 Utah Primary, the last contest of the cycle, purely symbolic.
CNN's final delegate estimate, released on July 27,put Romney at 1, pledged delegates and 62 unpledged delegates, for a total estimate of 1, delegates.
No other candidate had unpledged delegates. The delegate estimates for the other candidates were Santorum at delegates, Paul atGingrich atBachmann at 1, Huntsman at 1, and all others at 0. Yet in Ohio, despite the intense effort, two different realities stubbornly persist. John DeCaussim, a year-old Youngstown mechanic, said he could not understand how anyone could vote for Romney. In my lifetime I have never seen things fall apart so far," he said.
For Republicans the importance of winning Ohio is maths and history. Every Republican president has had the state on his side. And almost every plan that party strategists have devised to grab the White House for Romney includes Ohio in the win column.
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As a result, the Romney campaign has been virtually camped in the state. Romney has visited almost 50 times this year alone. Ryan too has been a virtual ever-present. The state has seen a remarkable transformation of the Romney message over the last week.
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He has sought to shed his conservative image and long career in high finance and turn into an economic populist, emoting about tough economic times and bewailing the plight of the poor. He told stories of single mothers, low wages and parents making sacrifices so they could buy birthday presents for their children. For Romney, a millionaire many times over who has repeatedly extolled the virtues of high capitalism, it was a jarring performance.
Romney even started to sound like Obama circa He has adopted the "change" slogan as his own, portraying himself as an enemy of the status quo.
Ignoring the last three years of bitter politics and a Tea Party-dominated Republican party, he claimed to be a centrist, keen to reach out a Republican hand to Democrats, even though it is the same hand that has been rejecting Obama for his entire first term. But Romney as populist fist-pumper was as nothing compared to the musical act in Findlay.
Before the teetotal, Mormon former Massachusetts governor took the stage, country music stars John Rich and Cowboy Troy, a black rapper, gave a lyrical performance, singing I Play Chicken with the Train. Rich suggested the crowd treat polling day like a drunken football game day party. Put that man in the White House, can you hear? Oh yeah," Rich said.
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Across America mysterious anonymous "robo-texts" slamming Obama have been buzzing millions of people's mobile phones. Billboards appeared in Ohio, and other swing states, apparently targeting poor and minority neighbourhoods with warnings of the threat of prison for voter fraud. On the airwaves the ads have got more extreme.XC Regionals 2012