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Democratic Party presidential primaries, 2012
January 3 to June 5, 2012

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Candidate Barack Obama
Home state Illinois
Contests won 50+6T

The 2012 Democratic presidential primaries and caucuses was the process by which voters of the Democratic Party chose the candidate for the United States presidential election, 2012. The incumbent president, Barack Obama, won the primaries and caucuses after easily winning 88.87% of the popular vote, and all of the states and territories. No other candidates challenged Obama that much.


Barack Obama was the only candidate who was on the ballot in all 50 states.


Democratic Party presidential primaries results by county, 2012
2012 Democratic primary results by county (or equivalent).
     Barack Obama      Randall Terry      Darcy Richardson      John Wolfe, Jr.      Jim Rogers      Uncommitted      Keith Judd      Bob Ely      No votes

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