Pennsylvania Results 2012: Obama, Casey Win Re-Election

Democrats dominate statewide races for treasurer, attorney general and auditor general.


% reporting Race Democratic Candidates Results Republican Candidates Results 98.82% U.S. President Obama-Biden 2,864,619 Romney-Ryan 2,580,543
98.82% U.S. Senate Bob Casey Jr. 2,899,659 Tom Smith


98.82% PA Treasurer Robert M. McCord 2,762,278 Diana Irey Vaughan 2,315,845 98.82%
PA Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane 3,005,522 David J. Freed 2,227,836 98.82%
PA Auditor General Eugene A. DePasquale 2,623,291 John Maher 2,454,802 98.82% Congress District 12 Mark Critz 157,364 Keith Rothfus 167,396

98.2 % Congress District 18 Larry Maggi 115,975 Tim Murphy 204,784


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President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden won a second term Tuesday
 night, defeating Republican challenger and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and vice presidential running mate Rep. Paul Ryan.

As he did in 2008, Obama also carried Pennsylvania, gaining the state's 20 electoral votes.

In Pennsylvania's 2012 race for U.S. Senate, incumbent Democrat Bob Casey Jr. of Scranton also won re-election, drawing 53 percent of the vote and defeating Republican coal executive and Tea Party founder Tom Smith of Shelocta. 

With 99 percent of votes recorded in races for three state offices:

  • Auditor General: Democrat Eugene A. DePasquale of York County is the apparent winner with 49 percent of the vote, defeating Republican John Maher of Upper St. Clair and Libertarian Betsy Elizabeth Summers
  • Attorney General: Democrat Kathleen G. Kane of Lackawanna County is the apparent winner with 56 percent of the vote, defeating Republican David J. Freed of Cumberland County and Libertarian Marakay J. Rogers.
  • Treasurer: Incumbent Democrat Robert M. McCord of Montgomery County is the apparent winner with 52 percent of the vote, defeating Republican Diana Irey Vaughan of Washington County and Libertarian Patricia M. Fryman.

In the congressional race in the newly redesigned 12th District, Republican Keith Rothfus of Sewickley defeated incumbent Democrat Mark Critz of Johnstown.


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