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2012 Electoral Map: Barack Obama Wins

Barack Obama wins 2nd term as US President.                          Electoral Votes*               Popular Vote** Barack Obama (D) – 303/332           59,584,661 – 51.1% Mitt Romney    (R) – 206                   56,959,312 – 48.8% *270 Electoral Votes Needed to Win **Votes still coming in More maps to come in the coming hours and days Please share any interesting maps in the comments […]


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2012 Virginia Political Maps

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2012 Ohio Political Maps

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Guides to Watching the 2012 Election

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2012 Florida Political Maps

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New Hampshire Primary – Tuesday, January 10th 2012

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Iowa Caucuses – Tuesday, January 3rd 2012

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2012 Republican Primary Maps

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2008 House of Representatives Election Maps

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