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This page tracks '''elected officials who have endorsed a candidate in the 2012 presidential election'''. Individuals listed on this page will include, among others:
This page tracks state officials who have endorsed a candidate in the 2012 presidential election. Individuals listed on this page will include, among others:
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*Governors
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*[[Portal:State Executive Officials|Governors]]
*Lieutenant Governors
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*[[Portal:State Executive Officials|Lieutenant Governors]]
*State Senators
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*[[Portal:Congress|Congressional members]]
*State Representatives
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*[[Portal:State legislatures|State Senators]]
*Other state executive officials
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*[[Portal:State legislatures|State Representatives]]
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*[[Portal:State Executive Officials|Other state executive officials]]
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The list will be updated periodically to keep with the ever-changing political environment.
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The list was updated periodically to keep with the ever-changing political environment. While it is impossible to accurately track 100% of all endorsements, this page will strive to detail as many as possible. This page focused on the main presidential race, with [[Barack Obama]] and [[Mitt Romney]]. To submit a nomination, email [mailto:editor@ballotpedia.org editor@ballotpedia.org].
==GOP Candidates==
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=Michele Bachmann=
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{{PresendorseDPL|year=2012|candidate=Michele Bachmann}}
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=Hermain Cain=
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==Florida==
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{{PresendorseDPL|year=2012|candidate=Herman Cain|state=Florida}}
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==Georgia==
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{{PresendorseDPL|year=2012|candidate=Herman Cain|state=Georgia}}
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==New Hampshire==
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{{PresendorseDPL|year=2012|candidate=Herman Cain|state=New Hampshire}}
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=Newt Gingrich=
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=Jon Huntsman=
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{{PresendorseDPL|year=2012|candidate=Jon Huntsman}}
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=Gary Johnson=
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=Ron Paul=
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==Iowa==
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{{PresendorseDPL|year=2012|candidate=Ron Paul|state=Iowa}}
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==New Hampshire==
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{{PresendorseDPL|year=2012|candidate=Ron Paul|state=New Hampshire}}
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=Rick Perry=
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{{PresendorseDPL|year=2012|candidate=Rick Perry}}
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In the general election, endorsements of presidential candidates were nearly unilaterally along party lines. Therefore, this page did not list all endorsements.
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::''For a list of endorsements in the Republican nomination process, see: [[Endorsements by state officials of Republican presidential candidates in the 2012 election]]''
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=Barack Obama=
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:: ''See also: [[Barack Obama]] and *[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Barack_Obama_presidential_campaign_endorsements,_2012 List of Barack Obama Presidential Endorsements at Wikipedia]''
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*[[Teresa Sayward]] (R), [[New York State Assembly|New York State Assemblywoman]]<ref>[http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2012/03/08/440746/ny-gop-lawmaker-women-back-decades/?mobile=nc ''Think Progress'' "Republican Lawmaker Now Supports Obama, Says GOP Presidential Candidates 'Would Take Women Back Decades'" March 8, 2012]</ref>
 
=Mitt Romney=
 
=Mitt Romney=
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:: ''See also: [[Mitt Romney]] and *[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Mitt_Romney_presidential_campaign_endorsements,_2012 List of Mitt Romney Presidential Endorsements at Wikipedia]''
  
==Florida==
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*[[Brian Sandoval]] (R), [[Governor of Nevada]]<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2012/06/mitt-romney-announces-juntos-con-romney-hispanic-leadership-team ''Mitt Romney Campaign Website'' "MITT ROMNEY ANNOUNCES "JUNTOS CON ROMNEY" HISPANIC LEADERSHIP TEAM," June 6, 2012]</ref>
{{PresendorseDPL|year=2012|candidate=Mitt Romney|state=Florida}}
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=Jill Stein=
==Georgia==
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:: ''See also: [[Jill Stein]]''
{{PresendorseDPL|year=2012|candidate=Mitt Romney|state=Georgia}}
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==Iowa==
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{{PresendorseDPL|year=2012|candidate=Mitt Romney|state=Iowa}}
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==Michigan==
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''Pending''
{{PresendorseDPL|year=2012|candidate=Mitt Romney|state=Michigan}}
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==New Hampshire==
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{{PresendorseDPL|year=2012|candidate=Mitt Romney|state=New Hampshire}}
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==New Jersey==
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=Gary Johnson=
{{PresendorseDPL|year=2012|candidate=Mitt Romney|state=New Jersey}}
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:: ''See also: [[Gary Johnson]]''
=Rick Santorum=
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==Iowa==
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''Pending''
{{PresendorseDPL|year=2012|candidate=Rick Santorum|state=Iowa}}
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==See also==
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*[[State legislative elections, 2012]]
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*[[U.S. Congress elections, 2012]]
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*[[State executive officials elections, 2012]]
  
==External links==
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===2012 presidential candidates===
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''Below are some of the 2012 presidential candidates. The list is not comprehensive.''
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*[http://www.rickperry.org/news/40-maryland-gop-legislators-and-leaders-endorse-rick-perry-for-president/ ''Rick Perry Campaign Website'' "40 Maryland GOP Legislators and Leaders Endorse Rick Perry for President," September 27, 2011]
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*[http://iowaindependent.com/58042/bachmann-gets-nod-from-fourth-iowa-senator ''Iowa Independent'' "Bachmann gets nod from fourth Iowa Senator," August 14, 2011]
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*[http://theiowarepublican.com/2011/iowa-state-senator-mark-chelgren-endorses-bachmann/ ''The Iowa Republican'' "Iowa State Senator Mark Chelgren Endorses Bachmann," August 14, 2011]
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*[http://iowaindependent.com/57870/sorenson-zaun-make-bachmann-support-official ''Iowa Independent'' "Sorenson, Zaun make Bachmann support official," August 14, 2011]
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*[http://caucuses.desmoinesregister.com/2011/08/09/gop-lawmakers-de-boef-and-brandenburg-endorse-bachmann-for-president/ ''The Des Moines Register'' "GOP lawmakers De Boef and Brandenburg endorse Bachmann for president," August 14, 2011]
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*[http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0811/62429.html ''Politico'' "Herman Cain addresses Georgia Legislature," August 31, 2011]
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*[http://secure.campaigner.com/Campaigner/Public/t.show?NAwn--9YuP-lHQkI5 ''Herman Cain for President'' "Cain Receives Key Georgia Endorsements," August 31, 2011]
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*[http://www.concordmonitor.com/article/279752/cain-is-the-one?&CSAuthResp=1316357410%3A49q3utbf47csiigcs34gnnpuc3%3ACSUserId%7CCSGroupId%3Aapproved%3AB8FB9AF0F7963312611F9A1A0C6C9459&CSUserId=94&CSGroupId=1 ''Concord Monitor'' "Cain is the one," September 14, 2011]
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*[http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/blog/eve-p5-herman-cain-gets-backing-florida-legislator-scott-plakon Sunshine State News'' "Herman Cain gets backing of Florida legislator Scott Plakton," September 24, 2011]
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*[http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/state/herman-cains-surge-rick-perrys-slide-reflect-florida-1890359.html ''Palm Beach Post'' "Herman Cain's surge, Rick Perry's slide reflect Florida GOP free-for-all," October 4, 2011]
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*[http://www.unionleader.com/article/20110719/NEWS0605/110609989 ''The Union Leader'' "Primary Status: Long-time NH Republican activist Stewart Lamprey backs Huntsman for President," July 19, 2011]
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*[http://jon2012.com/campaign/Jul-21-2011/New-Hampshire-State-Representatives-Endorse-Jon-Huntsman-President ''Jon Huntsman Campaign'' "New Hampshire State Representatives Endorse Jon Huntsman for President," July 21, 2011]
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*[http://thedc.com/pL5vHm ''The Daily Caller'' "Jon Huntsman scores key endorsement in South Carolina," June 30, 2011]
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*[http://blogs.orlandosentinel.com/news_politics/2011/10/adam-putnam-endorses-romney.html ''Orlando Sentinel,'' "Adam Putnam endorses Romney," October 18, 2011]</small>
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{|
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* [[Michele Bachmann]]
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* [[Jon Huntsman]]
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* [[Ron Paul]]
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* [[Rick Perry]]
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* [[Barack Obama]]
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* [[Mitt Romney]]
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* Herman Cain
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* Newt Gingrich
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* [[Rick Santorum]]
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* [[Jill Stein]]
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* [[Gary Johnson]]
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====Vice presidential candidates====
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* [[Joe Biden]]
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* [[Paul Ryan]]
 
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==External links==
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Barack_Obama_presidential_campaign_endorsements,_2012 List of Barack Obama Presidential Endorsements at Wikipedia]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Mitt_Romney_presidential_campaign_endorsements,_2012 List of Mitt Romney Presidential Endorsements at Wikipedia]
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==References==
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{{reflist}}
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{{election info}}
 
[[Category:2012 elections]]
 
[[Category:2012 elections]]

Revision as of 16:43, 2 December 2013

This page tracks elected officials who have endorsed a candidate in the 2012 presidential election. Individuals listed on this page will include, among others:

The list was updated periodically to keep with the ever-changing political environment. While it is impossible to accurately track 100% of all endorsements, this page will strive to detail as many as possible. This page focused on the main presidential race, with Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. To submit a nomination, email editor@ballotpedia.org.

In the general election, endorsements of presidential candidates were nearly unilaterally along party lines. Therefore, this page did not list all endorsements.

For a list of endorsements in the Republican nomination process, see: Endorsements by state officials of Republican presidential candidates in the 2012 election

See also

2012 presidential candidates

Below are some of the 2012 presidential candidates. The list is not comprehensive.

Vice presidential candidates


External links

References