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2012 Presidential Democratic Incumbent



BARACK OBAMA (Current American President)


BIRTH
Born August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii

POLITICAL PARTY
Democrat

POLITICAL LIFE
Illinois State Senator (1997-2004)
US Senator (2005-2008)
United States President, Currently serving first term

BARACK OBAMA WEBSITE
barackobama.com

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2012 Republican Candidates



MITT ROMNEY WINS the GOP Nomination


BIRTH
Mitt Romney was Born March 4, 1947 in Detroit Michigan

MARRIAGE
Ann Lois Davies Romney on March 21, 1969

POLITICAL PARTY
Republican

RELIGION
Mormon

HIGHER EDUCATION
Stanford University
Brigham Young University
Harvard Business School
Harvard Law School
Cranbrook Schools
Bachelor of Arts

PROFESSIONAL LIFE
Business Man

POLITICAL LIFE
Governor of Massachusetts

MITT ROMNEY 59 POINTS PLAN
Mitt Romney's 59 Points Economic Plan

MITT ROMNEY WEBSITE
www.mittromney.com

Mitt Romney Timeline of Events
2012 CAMPAIGN NEWS
  • Mitt Romney WINS New Hampshire Primary
  • Mitt Romney WINS Florida Primary
  • Mitt Romney WINS Nevada Primary
  • Mitt Romney WINS Arizona and Michigan Primaries
  • Mitt Romney WINS Alaska, Idaho, Massachusetts, Ohio, Vermont, and Virginia on 03/06/2012
  • Mitt Romney WINS in Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Virginia Islands, and Wyoming on 3/10/2012
  • Mitt Romney WINS on Alabama, American Somoa, Hawaii, and Mississippi on 3/13/2012
  • Mitt Romney WINS BIG in Illinois on Tuesday 3/20/2012
  • Mitt Romney WINS Maryland, Washington D.C. and Wisconsin on April 3, 2012
  • Mitt Romney Sweeps all five states tuesday April 24,2012 Republican Primary. Pennsylvania, Delaware, Rhode Island, New York and Connecticut
  • Romney wins West Virginia, Indiana and North Carolina on May 8
  • Romney wins Oregon and Nebraska on May 15
  • Romney wins on Kentucky and Arkansas on May 22
  • It's Over, Romney wins Texas and receives the delegates needed to get the the Republican Nomination on May 29, 2012
States Won: 31
Delegates: 1144



NEWT GINGRICH ( Suspended Campaign May 2, 2012 )


2012 CAMPAIGN NEWS
  • Newt Gingrich WINS South Carolina Primary
  • Newt Gingrich places 2nd in Florida Primary
  • Newt Gingrich wins Georgia on 03/06/2012
States Won: 2
Delegates: 130


BIRTH
Newt Gingrich was Born June 17, 1943 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

HIGHER EDUCATION
Emory University, B.A. (1965)
Tulane University, M.A. (1968)
Tulane University, PH.D. (1971)

RELIGION
Catholic

POLITICAL PARTY
Republican

POLITICAL LIFE
House of Representatives (1978-1998)
Speaker of the House (1995-1998)

NEWT GINGRICH WEBSITE
www.newt.org


RICK SANTORUM( Suspended Campaign )


2012 CAMPAIGN NEWS
  • Rick Santorum WINS Iowa Caucus
  • WOW !!! Rick Santorum SWEEPS three states: Colorado Caucuses, Minnesota Caucuses and Missouri Primary
  • Rick Santorum picks up 15 delegates in a close Michigan Primary but comes in second to Mitt Romney
  • North Dakota, Oaklahoma, Tennessee on 02/06/12
  • Rick Santorum wins Saturday 3/10/2012 in Kansas
  • Rick Santorum wins Alabama and Mississippi 3/13/2012
States Won: 11
Delegates: 266


BIRTH
Rick Santorum was Born May 10, 1958 in Penn Hills, Pennsylvania

POLITICAL PARTY
Republican

RELIGION
Catholic

POLITICAL AND GOVERNMENT LIFE
U.S. House of Representatives (1991-1995)
Republican Conference Chairman (2110-2007)
U.S. Senator (1995-2007)

RICK SANTORUM WEBSITE
www.ricksantorum.com

RON PAUL


2012 CAMPAIGN NEWS

States Won: 0
Delegates: 50


BIRTH
Born August 20, 1935

POLITICAL PARTY
Republican

RELIGION
Protestant

POLITICAL LIFE
U.S. House of Representatives (1976-1977) and (1979-1985)
U.S. House of Representatives, Texas (1996-Present)

WEBSITE
www.ronpaul2012.com



MICHELE BACHMANN ( Suspended Campaign January 4, 2012 )


BIRTH
Born April 6, 1956 in Stillwater Minnesota

HIGHER EDUCATION
Winona State University, B.A (1978)
Oral Roberts University, J.D. (1986)
College of William and Mary, LL.M. in Tax Law (1988)

POLITICAL PARTY
Republican

PROFESSIONAL LIFE
Business Owner

POLITICAL LIFE
United States Treasury Department, Attorney (1988-1993)
Minnesota State Senate (2001-2007)
United States House of Representatives, MN (2007- Present)

WEBSITE
www.michelebachmann.com


JOHN HUNTSMAN (Suspends Campaign - Endorses Romney)

BIRTH
Born March 26, 1960 in Palo Alto, California

POLITICAL PARTY
Republican

POLITICAL AND GOVERNMENT LIFE
White House staff assistant to President Ronald Reagan (1982-1983)
U.S. Ambassador to Singapore (1992-1993)
Deputy U.S. Trade Ambassador (2001-2003)
Governor of Utah (2005-2009)
U.S. Ambassador to China (2009-2011)

WEBSITE
www.jonhuntsmanjr.com

RICK PERRY (Suspends Campaign - Endorses Gingrich)

BIRTH
Born March 4, 1950 in Paint Creek Texas

POLITICAL PARTY
Republican

HIGHER EDUCATION
Texas A & M University

POLITICAL LIFE
Governor of Texas

WEBSITE
www.rickperry.org


HERMAN CAIN ( Suspended Campaign )

BIRTH
Born December 13, 1945

HIGHER EDUCATION
Morehouse College, B.S. (1967)
Purdue University, M.A. (1971)

PROFESSIONAL LIFE
Business Man

POLITICAL PARTY
Republican

POLITICAL AND GOVERNMENT LIFE
Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas

HERMAN CAIN 999 PLAN
Herman Cain's 999 Plan

HERMAN CAIN WEBSITE
www.hermancain.com

GARY JOHNSON

BIRTH
Born January 1, 1953 in Minot North Dakota

POLITICAL PARTY
Republican

POLITICAL AND GOVERNMENT LIFE
Governor of New Mexico (1994-2002)

WEBSITE
www.ouramericainitiative.com


BUDDY ROEMER

BIRTH
Born October 4, 1943 in Bossier City Louisiana

POLITICAL PARTY
Republican

POLITICAL LIFE
U.S. House of Representatives (1981-1988)
Governor of Louisiana (1988-1992)

WEBSITE
www.buddyroemer.com


THADDEUS MCCOTTER

BIRTH
Born August 22, 1965 in Livonia, Michigan

POLITICAL PARTY
Republican

RELIGION
Roman Catholic

POLITICAL LIFE
United States House of Representatives

THADDEUS MCCOTTER

BIRTH
Born August 22, 1965 in Livonia, Michigan

POLITICAL PARTY
Republican

RELIGION
Roman Catholic

POLITICAL LIFE
United States House of Representatives



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