Repeating his success from 2008, Obama again carried Vermont in a landslide, taking 66.57% of the vote to Romney's 30.97%, a Democratic victory margin of 35.60%.
A very liberalNortheastern state, Vermont was the second most Democratic state in the nation, weighing in as a whopping 32% more Democratic than the national average in the 2012 election.
Obama's victory margin in 2012 represented a slightly reduced margin from 2008, although it remained the second most Democratic showing in Vermont's history, after 2008. The results of the 2012 election made Vermont the second most Democratic state in the nation, only surpassed by the results in Obama's birth state of Hawaii.
Vermont has 17 delegates to the 2012 Republican National Convention. Three super delegates are bound by the primary results and awarded on a winner-take-all basis. The remaining 14 are awarded winner-take-all to the candidate who wins at least 50% of the vote statewide, or allocated proportionately among candidates winning at least 20% of the vote statewide if no one gets a majority.