2012 Election Results

2012 Election Results

U.S. President

Barack Obama (D) Winner

332 Electoral Votes

Mitt Romney (R)

206 Electoral Votes

30th District

Howard Berman


Brad Sherman Winner


CA Propositions

Prop 30

Governor’s Tax Initiative

54% Yes
46% No

Prop 34

Repeal Death Penalty

47% Yes
53% No

Prop 36

Repeal "Three Strikes"

69% Yes
31% No

Prop 38

Education Tax Initiative

28% Yes
72% No

LA County DA

Jackie Lacey Winner


Alan Jackson


Local Measures

Measure A

Appointed Assessor

22% Yes
78% No

Measure B

Condom Mandate

56% Yes
44% No

Measure J

Transportation Tax (2/3 majority needed)

65% Yes
35% No

Full Election and Politics Coverage

2012 Calif. Election Results Map


Live: Latest results for Prop 30, Congress, state offices, propositions (MAP)


Check out the latest results for national, California and local races — as well as whether propositions are passing or failing — with our results page, updated in real time, along with details maps that break down the vote by county.

Live blog: Polls close in California; Props go to a count

By KPCC Staff |

Californians have a lot riding on the success or failure of California's 10 state-wide propositions. Stay with us as we tick them off and map them out, and offer thoughts from KPCC reporters.

Live blog: California and Los Angeles races, measures

By KPCC Staff |

Here's your home for the latest on local races, including the L.A. County DA, House races, Senate, Measures A, B and J and more.

Live blog: Obama vs. Romney — The view from SoCal on election day


The voting continues in Southern California on the most contentious presidential race in memory, but already information is emerging about what's driving people to the polls.

KPCC's Election Night Party


Couldn't make it to KPCC's Crawford Family Forum for KPCC's Election Night Party? You can still join Patt Morrison, Comedy Congress and political reporters Frank Stolze and Kitty Felde with this live video stream.

Grinning at the polls: Cartoons, GIFs, graphic novels, and other election tomfoolery

By Lisa Brenner |

Armed with satire skills, storytelling urges, and infantile tendencies, political humorists and creative thinkers offer a different way to digest election news.

Is it illegal to instagram your ballot in California?

By Ashley Bailey |

Before social media made everything...social...elections officials worried that photographing marked ballots would promote pay for votes.

Tell us if you had problems voting today and we'll share it (map)

By Kim Bui and Chris Keller |

A record number of Californians are registered to vote today — 18 million. As you head to the polls, we want to know what your voting experience was like.

Mail-in ballots could slow CA's election returns

By Bryan Watt |

Election Day could be Election Week in California due to high number of mail-in ballots and hotly contested congressional races.

Election slideshow: A government by the cats, for the cats

By Lisa Brenner |

Welcome to Election day. Need something fuzzy to look at? Please enjoy these photographs of cats running governments around the world.

Election Day 2012 in California, by the numbers

By Andrea Wang |

What year did California have the highest percentage of voter turnout? How many parties qualified for the ballot? We have the answers, along with more Election Day numbers.