Barack Obama Wins US Elections 2012 – Defeats Mitt Romney and Becomes President of United States
Are you looking for “Who won the US Elections 2012”? Then here you are! In what may comes no surprise, Barack Obama has won the 2012 Presidential Elections of United States of America. He is going to be re-elected for the second term. For supporters of Obama around the world, it is a happy news. Election Results By State
To win the elections of United States, 270 Electoral Votes are needed and Obama got this much vote to book his second term. He won key states of California, New York, Illinois and Pennsylvania. In District of Columbia, he got more than 90% of the electoral votes. To be precise, he won 91.5% votes as compared to Mitt Romney who won just 6.5%.
In key swing states, Barack Obama fared better than Romney. In swing sttates of New Hampshire, Wisconsin and Michigan, he won and defeated Romney. Obama is a Democrat while Mitt a Republican. Republicans have been devoid of Presidency since the year 2008. The last Republican to hold office of President of US was George W. Bush. Under his administration, US launched the large scale invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan under the pretext of war on terror.
Many things have helped to win Obama and we are going to put down those things which helped him to be re-elected. Wall Street favored Romney because of his economic policies like reduction in taxation. But at the end, major chunk of voters don’t belong to Wall Street. They are common people.
Initially when the counting of votes started, Romney was a bit ahead all the time. But after win in big states of California and New York, he went ahead in the count. Both of them raise billions of Dollars for Presidential campaign.
At the time of writing this article, Electoral counting is still in progress and US President continues to make huge strides and has reached to 290 Electoral Votes as compared to Mitt who is still at 203. To become a president, 270 are needed and Mr. Obama has already crossed that mark.
In many surveys and analysis, outcome was the win of the Democrat candidate and as expected it has happened.