Will Florida and North Carolina turn political blue or red in 2012?

October 10, 2011

Government/Politics

 

Will North Carolina turn politcal blue or red in 2012?
 
The 2012 Democratic National Convention, in which delegates of the Democratic Party will choose the party’s nominees for President of the United States and Vice President of the United States in the 2012 national election, during the week of September 3, 2012, will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina.
 
North Carolina, the nation’s 10th most populated state and has 15 Electoral College votes in 2012
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2008 Presidential Election Results
Obama/Biden (DEM)  2,142,651 (49.70%) 
McCain/Palin (REP)   2,128,474 (49.38%)
Barr/Root (LIB)   25,722 (0.60%)
WRITE-IN   13,942 (0.32%)
Total votes for president  4,310,789
 
 

Beverly Perdue (Democrat) was elected 73rd Governor of North Carolina. She is the first female governor of North Carolina
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On October 18, 2008 there were the following registered voters by racial background
African Americans 1,313,029
White 4,545,257
 
CNN 2008 presidential election exit poll
White
Obama 35%
McCain 64%
 
African Americans
Obama 95%
McCain 5%
 
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For US Senate (NC) 2008
Kay Hagan (DEM)   2,249,311 (52.65%) 
Elizabeth Dole (REP)  1,887,510 (44.18%)
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For US Senate (NC) 2010 Mid-Term Elections
Elaine Marshall (DEM)  1,145,074 (43.05%) 
Richard Burr (REP)   1,458,046 (54.81%) 
 
Republicans won control of both houses of the North Carolina state legislature for the first time since Reconstruction. 
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North Carolina  has the following registered voters as of October 10, 2011
Democratic: 2,714,146
Republican: 1,939,066
Libertarian: 11,825
Unaffiliated: 1,492,889
Total: 6,157,926
 
 
On September 25, 2010 there were the following registered voters by racial background
African Americans 1,332,552
White 4,519,339
 
Source: NC State Board of Elections Voter Statistics
 
 
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Will Florida turn politcal blue or red in 2012?
 
Florida, the nation’s 4th most populated state and has 29 Electoral College votes in 2012.
 
The 2012 Republican National Convention, in which delegates of the Republican Party will choose the party’s nominees for President of the United States and Vice President of the United States, during the week of August 27, 2012, will be held in Tampa, Florida.  
 
Voter registration by party by closing date of October 06, 2008
Republican 4,064,301
Democrat 4,722,076
Independent 2,103,119
Other Political Parties 358,138
Total Registered Voters 11,247,634
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Registered voters by racial background by closing date of October 6, 2008
African American 1,468,682
White 7,773,419
Latino (by any race) 1,355,270
Other 650,263
Total registered voters 11,247,634
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2008 Presidential Election
Obama/Biden (DEM)  4,282,074 (51%)
McCain/Palin (REP) 4,045,624 (48%)
CNN 2008 presidential election exit poll
White
Obama 42%
McCain 56%
 
African Americans
Obama 96%
McCain 4%
 
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Voter registration by party as of October 4, 2010
In the 2010 mid-term elections
Republican 4,039,259
Democrat 4,631,068
Independent 2,186,246
Other Political Parties 360,811
Total Registered Voters 11,217,384
Source: Florida Division of Elections
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For US Senate (FL) 2010 Mid-Term Elections
Rubio (Republican) 2,645,743 (49%)
Crist (Independent) 1,607,549 (30%)
Meek (Democrat) 1,092,936 (20%)
For Governor
Scott (Republican) 2,619,335 (49%)
Sink (Democrat) 2,557,785 (48%)
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Florida has the following registered voters as of August 2011
 
Republican 4,012,498
Democrat 4,562,792
Independent 2,241,201
Other 356,695
Total 11,173,186

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