How Cobb, Georgia Voted in 2012 Presidential Election
The numbers for Republicans and Democrats compared to 2008 stayed fairly consistent.
Cobb County and Georgia overall stayed fairly consistent in party voting between the presidential elections of 2008 and 2012.
Below is a breakdown of how you and your fellow Georgians voted Tuesday to give the Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the Peach State’s 16 electoral votes in his loss to incumbent Democrat Barack Obama.
Cobb County 2012
Mitt Romney—171,464 (55.49%)
Barack Obama—132,526 (42.89%)
Gary Johnson—4,999 (1.62%)
Cobb County 2008
John McCain—170,957 (54.2%)
Barack Obama—141,216 (44.8%)
2012 Metro Atlanta Counties for Romney (no change from 2008 for McCain)
2012 Metro Atlanta Counties for Obama (no change from 2008)
2012 Electoral College (Florida remained undecided Wednesday)
2008 Electoral College
2012 Popular Vote
Barack Obama—60,652,149 (50.4%)
Mitt Romney—57,810,390 (48.0%)
2008 Popular Vote
Barack Obama—66,862,039 (53.4%)
Mitt Romney—58,319,442 (46.6%)
Precinct-by-precinct totals for Cobb are available online.
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