Here are the 2012 Presidential Election Results (Popular Vote) as of 12:09pm on Wednesday, November 7. Included in the data are the popular vote totals from the 2008 Presidential Election. The 2008 results are listed in parentheses.
2012 Presidential Election
Barack Obama (D) 59,725,608 (69,498,215)
Mitt Romney (R) 57,098,650 (59,948,240)
Gary Johnson (Libertarian) 1,139,562 (523,713)
Jill Stein (Green) 396,684 (161,680)
Virgil Goode (Constitution) 108,195 (199,437)
Roseanne Barr (Peace and Freedom) 48,797 (116,385)*
Rocky Anderson (Justice) 34,521 (N/A)**
Others 177,996 (323,984)
Vote totals for both the Democrats and Republicans were down from 2008. Libertarian and Green Party candidates saw an increase in their respective party’s vote totals from 2008. The Constitution Party also saw a decrease from 2008.
*Ralph Nader ran as the Peace and Freedom Party candidate in 2008 in California and Iowa. However, his status on many ballots was listed as “Independent”.
**The Justice Party did not run a candidate in 2008.
What are your thoughts on these totals?