Outlook on the number of electoral votes for Mitt Romney and Barack Obama in the 2012 election, by state, as of June 12

Outlook on electoral votes for Mitt Romney vs. Barack Obama, by state 2012 This survey shows a forecast of the distribution of electoral votes in the 2012 presidential election, if Mitt Romney and Barack Obama will battle each other for the White House, by state. As of June 12, Barack Obama would receive 221 electoral votes, while Romney would get 170. 270 electoral votes are needed to win the election. The remaining 147 electoral votes are situated in the so called swing states, states in which no single candidate or party has overwhelming support in securing that state's electoral college votes.
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Likely ObamaLeans ObamaUndecidedLeans RomneyLikely Romney
California55----
Texas----38
Florida--29--
New York29----
Illinois20----
Pennsylvania-20---
Ohio--18--
Georgia---16-
Michigan--16--
North Carolina--15--
New Jersey-14---
Virginia--13--
Washington12----
Arizona--11--
Indiana---11-
Massachusetts11----
Tennessee----11
Maryland10----
Minnesota-10---
Missouri--10--
Wisconsin--10--
Alabama----9
Colorado--9--
South Carolina---9-
Kentucky----8
Louisiana----8
Connecticut7----
Oklahoma----7
Oregon-7---
Arkansas----6
Iowa--6--
Kansas----6
Mississippi----6
Nevada--6--
Utah----6
Nebraska----5
New Mexico-5---
West Virginia----5
Hawaii4----
Idaho----4
Maine-4---
New Hampshire--4--
Rhode Island4----
Alaska----3
District of Columbia3----
Delaware3----
Montana---3-
North Dakota----3
South Dakota----3
Vermont3----
Wyoming----3
Likely ObamaLeans ObamaUndecidedLeans RomneyLikely Romney
California55----
Texas----38
Florida--29--
New York29----
Illinois20----
Pennsylvania-20---
Ohio--18--
Georgia---16-
Michigan--16--
North Carolina--15--
New Jersey-14---
Virginia--13--
Washington12----
Arizona--11--
Indiana---11-
Massachusetts11----
Tennessee----11
Maryland10----
Minnesota-10---
Missouri--10--
Wisconsin--10--
Alabama----9
Colorado--9--
South Carolina---9-
Kentucky----8
Louisiana----8
Connecticut7----
Oklahoma----7
Oregon-7---
Arkansas----6
Iowa--6--
Kansas----6
Mississippi----6
Nevada--6--
Utah----6
Nebraska----5
New Mexico-5---
West Virginia----5
Hawaii4----
Idaho----4
Maine-4---
New Hampshire--4--
Rhode Island4----
Alaska----3
District of Columbia3----
Delaware3----
Montana---3-
North Dakota----3
South Dakota----3
Vermont3----
Wyoming----3

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This survey shows a forecast of the distribution of electoral votes in the 2012 presidential election, if Mitt Romney and Barack Obama will battle each other for the White House, by state. As of June 12, Barack Obama would receive 221 electoral votes, while Romney would get 170. 270 electoral votes are needed to win the election. The remaining 147 electoral votes are situated in the so called swing states, states in which no single candidate or party has overwhelming support in securing that state's electoral college votes.
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Release date
June 2012
Region
United States
Survey time period
2012

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