Who did California vote for in 2012?
2012 United States presidential election in California
|Nominee||Barack Obama||Mitt Romney|
|Running mate||Joe Biden||Paul Ryan|
Who won the presidency in 2004?
The Republican ticket of incumbent President George W. Bush and his running mate incumbent Vice President Dick Cheney were elected to a second term, defeating the Democratic ticket of John Kerry, a United States Senator from Massachusetts and his running mate John Edwards, a United States Senator from North Carolina.
What are the political views of the state of California?
California is often considered quite liberal, with strong support for the Democratic Party—but the state encompasses many people with differing political views. In this report, we examine California’s political geography to inform discussion for this election season and beyond.
What are the most divisive issues in California?
Among the state’s divisive issues are water and water rights, resulting in the California Water Wars. Lacking reliable dry season rainfall, water is limited and available surface sources are extensively developed through dams, canals, and pipelines.
Are there any other political parties in California?
There are four other parties that qualify for official ballot status: the American Independent Party, Green Party, Libertarian Party, and Peace and Freedom Party. Many of California’s governmental agencies, institutions, and programs have been established in the Constitution of California.
What was the political party of California in 1952?
As most of the population is in Southern California and the San Francisco Bay Area, California as a whole tends to be liberal. California was a Republican stronghold in presidential elections from 1952 until 1992.