How Cobb, Georgia Voted in 2012 Presidential Election
A precinct breakdown of the Northeast Cobb vote, compared with metro Atlanta, Georgia and the rest of the nation.
Cobb County and Georgia overall stayed fairly consistent in party voting between the presidential elections of 2008 and 2012.
Below is a breakdown of how you and other Georgians voted Tuesday to give the Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the Peach State’s 16 electoral votes in his loss to incumbent Democrat Barack Obama.
Cobb County 2012
Mitt Romney—171,464 (55.49%)
Barack Obama—132,526 (42.89%)
Gary Johnson—4,999 (1.62%)
Cobb County 2008
John McCain—170,957 (54.2%)
Barack Obama—141,216 (44.8%)
2012 Metro Atlanta Counties for Romney (no change from 2008 for McCain)
2012 Metro Atlanta Counties for Obama (no change from 2008)
2012 Electoral College (Florida remained undecided Wednesday)
2008 Electoral College
2012 Popular Vote
Barack Obama—60,652,149 (50.4%)
Mitt Romney—57,810,390 (48.0%)
2008 Popular Vote
Barack Obama—66,862,039 (53.4%)
Mitt Romney—58,319,442 (46.6%)
Coverage from Tuesday:
- Cobb Chooses Warren for Another Term as Sherifff
- Georgia Charter Schools Amendment Passes
- Georgia Votes: 2012 Election Results
- Mitt Romney Projected to Win Georgia
- Barack Obama Re-Elected President
The following are Northeast Cobb precinct-by-precinct results in the presidential race (ZIP Code 30066). For precincts in 30062, 30067 and 30068, please visit East Cobb Patch.
|PRECINCT||Romney (R)||Obama (D)||Johnson (L)|
|Bells Ferry 2||1,172||738||43|
|Bells Ferry 3||2,320||1,117||112|