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Democratic Party presidential primaries, 2012

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Candidate Barack Obama
Home state Illinois
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Nominee before election

Mitt Romney



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 seriously challenged Obama.


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).

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