Where can I find information about the 2012 US presidential election?
Democracy in Action: P2012 – A great site has lots of detailed information on the 2012 Presidential contest. Published by Eric Appleman of GWU. Eric has been covering the White House races starting with the 2000 elections.
How did Mitt Romney win the 2012 Republican presidential nomination?
Newt Gingrich’s exit from the race on May 2 left him against Ron Paul and Fred Karger. His win in Texas on May 29 finally accumulated enough delegates to mathematically secure him the nomination. Romney was officially announced as the 2012 Republican presidential nominee on August 28, 2012.
Who was Mitt Romney’s running mate in 2012?
On August 11, 2012, Romney announced the selection of Representative Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his vice-presidential running mate. In front of the battleship USS Wisconsin in Virginia, Governor of Virginia Bob McDonnell introduced Romney to make his announcement to a cheering and supportive crowd.
Will Jim DeMint run for president in 2012?
Retrieved May 22, 2011. ^ (June 14, 2011) “Sen. Jim DeMint says he will not seek presidency in 2012” Archived July 26, 2011, at the Wayback Machine, The State Column. Retrieved June 20, 2011.
Who are the Republican presidential candidates?
Below is a list of declared Republican presidential candidates in alphabetical order: Michelle Bachmann– Congresswoman from Minnesota. Herman Cain– former Federal Reserve banker; from Minnesota. Newt Gingrich– former Congressman and Speaker of the House; from Minnesota.
Who did Mitt Romney defeat in the 2012 election?
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.
Why did Tim McMillan drop out of the 2012 election?
On September 13, 2012, McMillan dropped out of the race in order to focus on his candidacy for the 2013 New York City mayoral election, and endorsed President Barack Obama. Thaddeus McCotter, U.S. Representative from Michigan, declared his candidacy on July 2, 2011.
Who ran against Barack Obama in 2012?
Incumbent President Barack Obama won the nomination unanimously at the 2012 Democratic National Convention and was re-elected as President in the general election by defeating Republican nominee Mitt Romney . As expected for the incumbent president, Obama won every primary election, but faced more difficulty than projected.
Who won the Libertarian Party presidential nomination?
^ “Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson wins Libertarian Party presidential nomination”. Santa Fe New Mexican. May 5, 2012. Archived from the original on September 9, 2012. Retrieved May 5, 2012.
Will Donald Trump run for president in 2012?
^ Kraushaar, Josh (May 17, 2011). “Trump Will Not Run in 2012”. National Journal. Archived from the original on August 4, 2011. Retrieved August 6, 2011.
Who ran in the 2012 Democratic National Convention?
During the 2012 United States presidential election, 51 individuals sought the nomination of the Democratic Party. Incumbent President Barack Obama won the nomination unanimously at the 2012 Democratic National Convention and was re-elected as President in the general election by defeating Republican nominee Mitt Romney .
Will Obama run for president in 2012?
President Obama is seeking re-election to a second term in 2012. A large crowd of Republican candidates are competing for the GOP nomination. Plus there are LOTS of third party and independent P2012 hopefuls.
Who are the top 10 PGA Tour players of all time?
1 Jack Nicklaus. Political leanings/background: He campaigned for Mitt Romney in 2012 and held a fundraiser for Florida governor Rick Scott in 2013. 2 John Daly. 3 David Feherty. 4 Jim Nantz. 5 Michelle Wie. 6 Arnold Palmer. 7 Paige Spiranac. 8 Donald Trump. 9 Tiger Woods. 10 WATCH: GOLF DIGEST VIDEOS