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2012 U.S. Federal Election

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This project is focused on candidates in the 2012 United States Federal Election for President of the United States.

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Nominated Candidates

Democratic Presidential & Vice-Presidential Nominee

Republican Presidential & Vice-Presidential Nominee

Libertarian Presidential & Vice-Presidential Nominee

  • Gary Johnson, Former Governor of New Mexico
  • Jim Gray, retired state court judge, from California

Green Presidential & Vice-Presidential Nominee

  • Jill Stein, medical doctor from Massachusetts
  • Cheri Honkala, social organiser, from Pennsylvania

Withdrawn Candidates

Republican Presidential Candidates

  • Ron Paul, U.S. Representative from the state of Texas
  • Michele Bachmann, U.S. Representative from Minnesota
  • Herman Cain, Businessman, Politician & Media
  • Newt Gingrich, Former Speaker of the House
  • Jon Huntsman Jr., Former Governor of Utah, China expert and Ambassador to China.
  • Fred Karger, Political Consultant & Gay Rights Activist
  • Tim Pawlenty, Former Governor of Minnesota
  • Rick Perry, Current Governor of Texas
  • Rick Santorum, Former US Senator from Pennsylvania
  • Andy Martin
  • Thad McCotter, U.S. Representative from Michigan
  • Roy Moore, Former Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court
  • Jimmy McMillan, Rent Is Too Damn High Party
  • Buddy Roemer, Former Governor of Louisiana

Libertarian Presidential Candidates

  • Roger Gary, Former Chair of the Libertarian Party of Texas
  • Carl Person, New York attorney and founder of the Paralegal Institute
  • R. Lee Wrights, Libertarian Activist

Democratic Presidential Candidates

  • Randall Terry, Pro-life Activist

Independent Presidential Candidates

Socialist Presidential Candidates

  • Stewart Alexander, Political Activist

Potential Candidates

Republican Presidential Candidates

  • Scott Brown, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts
  • Rudy Giuliani, Former Mayor of New York City
  • Lindsey Graham, U.S. Senator from South Carolina
  • Joe Scarborough, U.S. Representative from Florida
  • Allen West, U.S. Representative from Florida

Independent Presidential Candidates

  • Charlie Crist, Former Governor of Florida
  • Charles Harvey, Retired Middle Class American
  • Becky Rusher, Computer Technician

Libertarian Presidential Candidates

  • Wayne Allyn Root, Entrepreneur, author and political commentator

Declined Candidates

Republican Presidential Candidates

  • Haley Barbour, Current Governor of Mississippi
  • John Bolton, Former Ambassador to the United Nations
  • Jeb Bush, Former Governor of Florida
  • Chris Christie, Current Governor of New Jersey
  • Mitch Daniels, Current Governor of Indiana
  • Jim DeMint, U.S. Senator from South Carolina
  • Mike Huckabee, Former Governor of Arkansas
  • Bobby Jindal, Current Governor of Louisiana
  • Bob McDonnell, Current Governor of Virginia
  • Sarah Palin, Former Governor of Alaska
  • Mike Pence, U.S. Representative from Indiana
  • David Petraeus, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
  • Marco Rubio, U.S. Senator-elect from Florida
  • John Thune, U.S. Senator from South Dakota
  • Donald Trump, Business Magnate

Independent Presidential Candidates