The United States of America held a general election on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. Voters selected presidential electors which in turn chose President Barack Obama, the Democratic Party candidate, over his Republican Party challenger, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney; voters also chose all 435 members of the House of Representatives and one-third of the Senate's 100 members.
Nationwide and state-level results are available here for the following general elections:
1996 to 2012 election statistics presented in this space come from reports and data files issued by the Federal Election Commission.
Part II of this presentation will describe the electoral system used to choose the President of the U.S. and members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
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