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United States presidential election in Hawaii, 2012

United States presidential election in Hawaii, 2012

November 6, 2012

Nominee Barack Obama Mitt Romney
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Hawaii Massachusetts
Running mate Joe Biden Paul Ryan
Electoral vote 4 0
Popular vote 306,658 121,015
Percentage 70.55% 27.84%

County Results

President before election

Barack Obama

Elected President

Barack Obama

The 2012 United States presidential election in Hawaii took place on November 6, 2012 as part of the 2012 General Election in which all 50 states plus The District of Columbia participated. Hawaii voters chose four electors to represent them in the Electoral College via a popular vote pitting incumbent Democratic President Barack Obama and his running mate, Vice President Joe Biden, against Republican challenger and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and his running mate, Congressman Paul Ryan.


  • General election 1
    • Results 1.1
    • By county 1.2
  • Republican primary 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

General election

Candidate Ballot Access:

  • Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan, Republican
  • Barack Obama/Joseph Biden, Democratic
  • Gary Johnson/James P. Gray, Libertarian
  • Jill Stein/Cheri Honkala, Green


United States presidential election in Hawaii, 2012[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Barack Obama Joe Biden 306,658 70.55% 4
Republican Mitt Romney Paul Ryan 121,015 27.84% 0
Libertarian Gary Johnson Jim Gray 3,840 0.88% 0
Green Jill Stein Cheri Honkala 3,184 0.73% 0
Totals 434,697 100.00% 4
Voter turnout (registered voters) 61.9%

By county

County Obama Votes Romney Votes Others Votes Totals
Hawaii 74.43% 47,215 23.24% 14,744 2.33% 1,476 63,435
Honolulu 68.86% 204,263 29.81% 88,433 1.32% 3,928 296,624
Kauai 73.47% 18,638 24.13% 6,121 2.40% 610 25,369
Maui 74.10% 36,037 23.85% 11,599 2.05% 999 48,635
Hawaii Republican caucuses, 2012

March 13, 2012 (2012-03-13)

Candidate Mitt Romney Rick Santorum
Party Republican Republican
Home state Massachusetts Pennsylvania
Delegate count 9 4
Popular vote 4,548 2,589
Percentage 45% 25%

Candidate Ron Paul Newt Gingrich
Party Republican Republican
Home state Texas Georgia
Delegate count 3 0
Popular vote 1,975 1,116
Percentage 19% 11%

Results by county. Orange indicates a county won by Mitt Romney, gold by Ron Paul.

Republican primary

The 2012 Hawaii Republican caucuses took place on March 13, 2012.[2][3]
Hawaii Republican caucuses, 2012[4]
Candidate Votes Percentage Delegates[5]
Mitt Romney 4,548 45% 9
Rick Santorum 2,589 25% 5
Ron Paul 1,975 19% 3
Newt Gingrich 1,116 11% 0
Unprojected delegates: 3
Total: 10,228 100% 20

Certified results doesn't include 858 outstanding votes (write-ins and provisional ballots).[6]

See also


  1. ^ "Hawaii Office of Elections Final Summary". Retrieved 2012-11-08. 
  2. ^ The Green PapersHawaii Republican –
  3. ^ "Primary and Caucus Printable Calendar".  
  4. ^
  5. ^ Green Papers (March 18, 2012). "Hawaii Republican Caucus 2012". Green Papers. Retrieved 18 March 2012. 
  6. ^

External links

  • The Green Papers: for Hawaii
  • The Green Papers: Major state elections in chronological order
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