Election 2012 Results - County Map Analysis

Election 2012 Results - County Map Analysis

Author: Joe McClellan

Learn why a county map of the country leaned toward Mitt Romney even though President Obama won reelection.

If you view a map of the 2012 election results that shows every county in the nation, it looks like Mitt Romney should have won.  However, President Obama won larger population centers in many swing states, leading to his reelection.

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Source: Wikipedia, NationalAtlas.gov, Outisdethebeltway.com, Washington Post