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In 2008, President Obama received almost 53% of the popular vote and 365 electoral votes. His total of 69,456,897 votes was the most ever received by a U.S. presidential candidate. In 2012, his vote total was down from 2008, but he still won with a solid margin. He received 65,367,939 popular votes, and 332 electoral votes.
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For the 2008 Presidential Election, according to the Federal Election Commission: 69,456,897 (52.9%) for Obama, 59,934,814 (45.7%) for McCain, and 1,865,617 (1.4%) for other c…andidates.
In the 2008 election, 98% of black voters voted for Barack Obama (some sources said 97%). In the 2012 election, 96% of black voters voted for Mr. Obama.
According to exit polls, between thirty-nine and forty per cent of the white vote went to the president.
As an American soldier and a proud voter I have no regrets. Obama is a good man and even though we can not expect a full pull out during his presidency the fact that he is wil…ling to start bringing us home next year means a lot. So I have no regrets nor do the family and friends that I have who also support the president. If you want more people to comment perhaps starting a discussion would be easier.
OBAMA received: 365 Electoral Votes (270 needed to win) 66,882,230 Popular Votes (1) 52% of the Total Popular Vote (1) 31% of the Total Eligible Vote (2) Three …out of ten US citizens voted for Obama (approx.) (3) 1/3 of US citizens voted for Obama (approx.) (3) 2/3 of US citizens did not vote for Obama (approx.) (3) MCCAIN received: 173 Electoral Votes (270 needed to win) 58,343,671 Popular Votes (1) 46% of the Total Popular Vote (1) 27% of the Total Eligible Votes (2) Three out of ten US citizens voted for McCain (approx.) (3) 1/4 of US citizens voted for McCain (aprox.) (3) 3/4 of US citizens did not vote for McCain (aprox.) (3)
There were reports of voter fraud where fictitious and deceased voters were registered. EDIT- There are also reports of aliens landing in the deserts of new mexico. Doesn't ma…ke it true. Many blind as well. Edit- since when are the blind not allowed to vote? Edit- Best answer available- all data available indicates that voter fraud happens at a rate of .0002%, which is statistically insignificant- or about 130 or so cases a year, nationwide. And we don't know whom they voted for. Source- Brennan Center for Justice (NYU School of Law).
because they realised he was not a Muslim
No one truly knows how many voted for Barack Obama because of his race, so one can only make a wild guess towards the matter. One guess would be that the same amount… of people who voted for Barack Obama because of his race is equivalent to the amount of people who voted against him because of it.
There's no evidence that ACORN generated any votes from dead people.
The final vote count concluded that 61.01% of Californians voted for Obama in 2008.
In the 2012 presidential election, President Obama earned 65,899,660 popular votes, and 332 electoral votes.
In 2012, Mr. Obama received 39% of the white vote. According to several political reporters, this is a similar number to what other Democratic presidents have received, includ…ing Bill Clinton in 1992 and George McGovern in 1972.
Returns for the 2012 presidential election showed President Obama leading the popular vote nationally with 62,610,003 tallies (or 50.6 percent) over Republican challenger Mitt… Romney, who had 59,133,398 (or 47.9 percent).Obama won re-election to a second term with 332 electoral votes, while Romney trailed with 206.
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In the 2008 election Barack Obama's opponent was John McCain McCain got 59,934,814 popular votes and 173 electoral votes Obama got 69,456,897 popular votes and 365 electoral v…otes. In the 2012 election Obama's opponent was Willard "Mitt" Romney. Romney had 59,140,591 popular votes and 206 electoral votes. Obama had 62,413,405 popular votes and 332 electoral votes.
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It is impossible to say exactly who voted for which candidate, since voting is confidential, and all we have are exit polls. However, based on those polls, the claim by Mr. Ro…mney and his surrogates that most people who voted for President Obama were seeking "handouts" or didn't have jobs is a complete myth. The president scored well with college-educated voters, single women, and Asian-Americans, as well as Hispanic-Americans and African-Americans. He was strong with voters on both the east coast and the west coast, and received about 43-44% of the military vote. Certainly, there were unemployed people who voted for the president; but there were also unemployed people who voted for Mitt Romney, because they believed he would get the economy moving. Mr. Romney also did very well with southern voters, white males, older voters, and evangelical Christians, and he received a majority of the military vote. Thus, it seems that both candidates could claim that most of their voters were employed (or retired, after being employed).
In the 2012 election, Texas remained a red state: Barack Obama received 3,308,124 votes, but Mitt Romney easily defeated him, winning 4,569,843 votes.