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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. 

Georgia 2012 (from the Huffington Post)
Mitt Romney—2,070,221 (53.4%)
Barack Obama—1,761,761 (45.4%)
Other—45,056 (1.2%)

Georgia 2008 (from the New York Times)
John McCain—2,048,244 (52.2%)
Barack Obama—1,843,452 (47%)
Other—28,805 (.7%)

Cobb County 2012
Mitt Romney—171,464 (55.49%)
Barack Obama—132,526 (42.89%)
Gary Johnson—4,999 (1.62%)

Registered voters—415,314
Ballots cast—310,356
Voter turnout—74.73%

Cobb County 2008
John McCain—170,957 (54.2%)
Barack Obama—141,216 (44.8%)
Other—2,966 (.9%)

2012 Metro Atlanta Counties for Romney (no change from 2008 for McCain)
Bartow
Cherokee
Cobb
Forsyth
Gwinnett
Henry
Paulding

2012 Metro Atlanta Counties for Obama (no change from 2008)
Clayton
DeKalb
Douglas
Fulton
Rockdale

2012 Electoral College (Florida remained undecided Wednesday)
Barack Obama—303
Mitt Romney—206

2008 Electoral College
Barack Obama—365
John McCain—173

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) Addison 1,826 707 47 Bells Ferry 2 1,172 738 43 Bells Ferry 3 2,320 1,117 112 Blackwell 935 537 40

Davis

940 422 31 Elizabeth 2 935 491 30 Elizabeth 5 1,201 733 36 East Piedmont 770 636 28 Gritters 949 493 37 Kell 943 406 31 Lassiter 1,776 571 41 Mabry 963 285 16 McCleskey 867 369 29 Marietta 4B 799 702 33 Nicholson 1,049 541 32 Post Oak 1,782 601 37 Rocky Mount 1,601 642 35 Sandy Plains 1,116 625 33 Simpson 923 383 14 Sprayberry 1,084 523 42 Willeo 1,509 550 38

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