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United States presidential election in Maryland, 2012

United States presidential election in Maryland, 2012

November 6, 2012

 
Nominee Barack Obama Mitt Romney
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Illinois Massachusetts
Running mate Joe Biden Paul Ryan
Electoral vote 10 0
Popular vote 1,677,844 971,869
Percentage 61.97% 35.90%

County Results
  Obama—80-90%
  Obama—70-80%
  Obama—60-70%
  Obama—50-60%
  Romney—<50%
  Romney—50-60%
  Romney—60-70%
  Romney—70-80%

President before election

Barack Obama
Democratic

Elected President

Barack Obama
Democratic

The 2012 United States presidential election in Maryland took place on November 6, 2012 as part of the 2012 General Election in which all 50 states plus The District of Columbia participated. Maryland voters chose 10 electors to represent them in the Electoral College via a popular vote pitting incumbent Democratic President Barack Obama and his running mate, Vice President Joe Biden, against Republican challenger and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and his running mate, Congressman Paul Ryan.

Contents

  • General election 1
    • Results 1.1
    • By county 1.2
  • References 2

General election

Results

United States presidential election in Maryland, 2012[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Barack Obama Joe Biden 1,677,844 61.97% 10
Republican Mitt Romney Paul Ryan 971,869 35.90% 0
Libertarian Gary Johnson Jim Gray 30,195 1.12% 0
Green Jill Stein Cheri Honkala 17,110 0.63% 0
Others 10,309 0.38% 0
Totals 2,707,327 100.00% 10
Voter turnout (registered voters) 69.4%

By county

County Obama Votes Romney Votes Others Votes Totals
Allegany 32.50% 9,501 64.80% 18,941 2.70% 790 29,232
Anne Arundel 48.25% 116,065 49.19% 118,319 2.55% 6,144 240,528
Baltimore (City) 87.21% 202,327 11.06% 25,661 1.73% 4,008 231,996
Baltimore (County) 56.90% 202,733 40.61% 144,686 2.49% 8,868 356,287
Calvert 44.97% 19,996 52.79% 23,474 2.24% 996 44,466
Caroline 36.86% 4,761 60.99% 7,877 2.14% 277 12,915
Carroll 31.77% 27,337 65.01% 55,939 3.22% 2,767 86,043
Cecil 38.79% 16,222 58.58% 24,497 2.63% 1,098 41,817
Charles 64.59% 47,028 33.74% 24,569 1.67% 1,215 72,812
Dorchester 46.47% 6,988 52.19% 7,849 1.34% 202 15,039
Frederick 46.80% 53,407 50.52% 57,657 2.68% 3,064 114,128
Garrett 23.38% 3,000 74.44% 9,553 2.19% 281 12,834
Harford 39.17% 48,263 58.23% 71,751 2.61% 3,212 123,226
Howard 59.39% 88,094 38.05% 56,436 2.56% 3,793 148,323
Kent 48.65% 4,725 49.38% 4,796 1.97% 191 9,712
Montgomery 70.64% 286,633 27.35% 110,971 2.02% 8,185 405,789
Queen Anne's 34.16% 8,242 63.87% 15,409 1.96% 474 24,125
Somerset 50.39% 5,240 48.49% 5,042 1.12% 117 10,399
St. Mary's 40.86% 18,900 56.42% 26,100 2.72% 1,258 46,258
Talbot 42.77% 8,574 55.72% 11,172 1.51% 303 20,049
Washington 39.51% 23,282 57.90% 34,113 2.59% 1,525 58,920
Wicomico 45.88% 18,682 52.10% 21,214 2.01% 819 40,715
Worcester 39.91% 10,590 58.45% 15,511 1.65% 437 26,538

References

  1. ^ "Maryland State Board of Elections". Retrieved 2012-11-10. 
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