2012 United States presidential election (Believe in America)

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2012 United States presidential election

← 2008 November 6, 2012 2016 →

538 members of the Electoral College
270 electoral votes needed to win
Turnout 55.7% Increase 0.8 pp

Nominee Mitt Romney Barack Obama
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Massachusetts Illinois
Running mate Paul Ryan Joe Biden
Electoral vote 299 239
States carried 30 20 + DC
Popular vote 64,671,790 62,167,533
Percentage 50.1% 48.2%

Presidential election results map. Red denotes states won by Romney/Ryan, blue denotes those won by Obama/Biden.

President before election

Barack Obama

Elected President

Mitt Romney