Destination 270

SMU Students Analyze the 2012 Presidential Election

North Carolina Election Results Brief

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After relentless campaigning from the Democrats and Republicans alike, the results are in, and North Carolina officially went red in 2012.  The state’s voter turn out was 68.34%. Here’s a breakdown of the election results from last night:


Romney 50.6%

Obama 48.4%


Pat McCrory 54.7%

Walter Dalton 43.2%


North Carolina’s 13 districts also went majorly to the Republicans, winning at least 9 of the 13 seats. Some winners in races to watch include:

Richard Hudson (8th District-R)

Mark Meadows (11th District-R)

George Holding (13th District-R)

Supreme Court Justice:

Paul Newby

For a clearer breakdown of the election results, including exact numbers of votes, click here.

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