Who ran for president republican 2012?

Who ran for president republican 2012?

Romney was officially announced as the 2012 Republican presidential nominee on August 28, 2012. He was defeated by incumbent President Barack Obama in the general election on November 6, 2012.

Who ran in 2012 primary?

2012 Republican Party presidential primaries

Candidate Mitt Romney Rick Santorum
Home state Massachusetts Pennsylvania
Delegate count 1,575 245
Contests won 42 11
Popular vote 10,048,134 3,938,527

Who was the Libertarian presidential candidate in 2012?

Gary Johnson 2012 presidential campaign

Gary Johnson 2012
Candidate Gary Johnson Former Governor of New Mexico (1995–2003) Jim Gray Former judge
Affiliation Libertarian Party (formerly Republican Party)
Headquarters Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Key people Jim Gray (Running mate) Ron Nielson (Senior Advisor)

Who are the 2012 presidential candidates?

Incumbent Democratic President Barack Obama and his running mate, incumbent Vice President Joe Biden, were re-elected to a second term. They defeated the Republican ticket of businessman and former Governor Mitt Romney of Massachusetts and Representative Paul Ryan of Wisconsin.

Who ran against Obama the first time?

2008 United States presidential election

Party Candidate %
Democratic Barack Obama / Joe Biden 52.93%
Republican John McCain / Sarah Palin 45.65%
Independent Ralph Nader / Matt Gonzalez 0.56%
Libertarian Bob Barr / Wayne Allyn Root 0.40%

Who ran for president in 2004?

2004 United States presidential election

Nominee George W. Bush John Kerry
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Texas Massachusetts
Running mate Dick Cheney John Edwards
Electoral vote 286 251

Who is the Libertarian nominee?

Jo Jorgensen 2020 presidential campaign

Jo Jorgensen for President
Candidate Jo Jorgensen Senior lecturer at Clemson University Spike Cohen Podcaster and businessman
Affiliation Libertarian Party
Status Announced: November 2, 2019 Official nominee: May 23, 2020 Lost election: November 3, 2020

Who was the Libertarian presidential candidate in 2008?

2008 Libertarian National Convention

Presidential nominee Bob Barr of Georgia
Vice presidential nominee Wayne Allyn Root of Nevada
Other candidates Mary Ruwart of Texas Mike Gravel of Alaska Steve Kubby of California, activist George Phillies of Massachusetts
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Who ran against Obama 2012?

2012 United States presidential election

Nominee Barack Obama Mitt Romney
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Illinois Massachusetts
Running mate Joe Biden Paul Ryan
Electoral vote 332 206

What happened in the 2012 election?

Democratic President Barack Obama won election to a second term, though the Republican Party retained control of the House of Representatives. Obama defeated Republican nominee Mitt Romney to win a second term, taking 51.1 percent of the popular vote and 332 of the 538 electoral votes.

Who was the poorest president of the United States?

Harry Truman
According to an analysis by 24/7 Wall St., the poorest U.S. president was Harry Truman—and though Truman was never extremely wealthy, he still collected a solid paycheck during and after the presidency.

Who ran against Obama in 08 and 12?

2008 United States presidential election

Nominee Barack Obama John McCain
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Illinois Arizona
Running mate Joe Biden Sarah Palin
Electoral vote 365 173