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How Did St. Louis County Vote?

A breakdown by candidate for some of the biggest races.

Voter turnout for the 2012 general election on Nov. 6 was down slightly compared to four years ago for St. Louis County.

According to the Missouri Secretary of State's office, 68.67 percent of registered voters cast ballots for president this year, compared to 69.60 percent in 2008. That's 524,628 voters out of a maximum of 763,992. 

The chart below includes a breakdown votes for candidates and issues for all of St. Louis County. 

RACE PARTY VOTES % OF VOTES President, Vice President Barack Obama, Joe Biden Democrat         294,735        56.2

Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan

Republican 223,102 42.5

Gary Johnson, James P. Gray    

Libertarian 5,705 1.1 Virgil Goode, Jim Clymer Constitution 1,086 0.2 U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill Democrat         332,954 64.4 Todd Akin Republican 163,107 31.5 Jonathan Dine Libertarian 21,341 4.1 Governor Jay Nixon Democrat    322,303 62.3 David Spence Republican 184362 35.7 Jim Higgins Libertarian 10455 2 Lt. Governor Susan Montee
Democrat         282,096
55.6 Peter Kinder Republican 205,479 40.5 Matthew Copple Libertarian 10,785 2.1 Cynthia L. Davis Constitution 8,714 1.7 Secretary of State Jason Kander Democrat         298,081 59.1 Shane Schoeller Republican 192,029 38.1 Cisse W. Spragins Libertarian 10,189 2.0 Justin Harte Constitution 3,938 0.8 Treasurer Clint Zweifel Democrat         306,057
60.8 Cole McNary Republican 181,917 36.1 Sean O'Toole Libertarian 15,468
3.1 Attorney General Chris Koster Democrat         322,779 63.6 Ed Martin Republican 173,077 34.1 Dave Browning Libertarian 11,937
2.4 Constitutional Amendment 3
Yes 113,376 23.8 No 362,623 76.2 Proposition A Yes 300,122 62.1 No 183,504 37.9 Proposition B Yes 298,206 58.9 No 207,665 41.1 Proposition E Yes 272,961 56.8 No 207,495 43.2

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