2012 United States presidential election

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All 538 electoral votes of the Electoral College
270 electoral votes needed to win
Opinion polls
Turnout54.9%[1] Decrease 3.4 pp
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Nominee Barack Obama Mitt Romney
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Illinois Massachusetts
Running mate Joe Biden Paul Ryan
Electoral vote 332 206
States carried 26 + DC 24
Popular vote 65,915,795 60,933,504
Percentage 51.1% 47.2%

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