United States presidential election in South Dakota, 2012

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United States presidential election in South Dakota, 2012
South Dakota
2008 ←
November 6, 2012→ 2016

 Mitt Romney by Gage Skidmore 6 cropped.jpgObama portrait crop.jpg
NomineeMitt RomneyBarack Obama
PartyRepublicanDemocratic
Home stateMassachusettsIllinois
Running matePaul RyanJoe Biden
Electoral vote30
Popular vote210,610145,039
Percentage57.89%39.87%

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

President before election

Barack Obama
Democratic

Elected President

Barack Obama
Democratic

 
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United States presidential election in South Dakota, 2012
South Dakota
2008 ←
November 6, 2012→ 2016

 Mitt Romney by Gage Skidmore 6 cropped.jpgObama portrait crop.jpg
NomineeMitt RomneyBarack Obama
PartyRepublicanDemocratic
Home stateMassachusettsIllinois
Running matePaul RyanJoe Biden
Electoral vote30
Popular vote210,610145,039
Percentage57.89%39.87%

South dakota presidential election results 2012.svg

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

President before election

Barack Obama
Democratic

Elected President

Barack Obama
Democratic

The 2012 United States presidential election in South Dakota took place on November 6, 2012 as part of the 2012 General Election in which all 50 states plus The District of Columbia participated. South Dakota voters chose three 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.

General Election[edit]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in South Dakota, 2012[1]
PartyCandidateRunning mateVotesPercentageElectoral votes
RepublicanMitt RomneyPaul Ryan210,61057.89%3
DemocraticBarack ObamaJoe Biden145,03939.87%0
LibertarianGary JohnsonJim Gray5,7951.59%0
ConstitutionVirgil GoodeJim Clymer2,3710.65%0
Totals363,815100.00%3

Democratic primary[edit]

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Republican primary[edit]

South Dakota Republican primary, 2012
South Dakota
2008 ←
June 5, 2012 (2012-06-05)→ 2016

 Mitt Romney by Gage Skidmore 6.jpgRon Paul, official Congressional photo portrait, 2007.jpg
CandidateMitt RomneyRon Paul
PartyRepublicanRepublican
Home stateMassachusettsTexas
Delegate count250
Popular vote34,0336,704
Percentage66.1%13.0%

The Republican primary took place on June 5, 2012.[2] 25 delegates will be chosen, for a total of 28 delegates to go to the national convention.

South Dakota Republican primary, 2012
CandidateVotesPercentageDelegates
Mitt Romney34,03366.1%25
Ron Paul6,70413.0%0
Rick Santorum5,91611.5%0
Uncommitted2,7975.4%0
Newt Gingrich2,0744.0%0
Unpledged delegates:3
Total:51,524100.0%28
Key:Withdrew prior to contest

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Dakota Secretary of State". Retrieved 2012-12-09. 
  2. ^ "Primary and Caucus Printable Calendar". CNN. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 

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