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Horsham Chooses Romney by Slim Margin

The majority of Horsham voters flip flopped on their support of President Barack Obama this time around.

If the majority of Horsham voters had their say, Mitt Romney, rather than Barack Obama would have been elected president Tuesday.

According to unofficial election results from the Montgomery County Board of Elections, of the 81.96 percent of Horsham residents who hit the polls Tuesday, 50.05 percent, or 7,228 of Horsham voters chose Romney as compared to the 48.94 percent, or 7,068 voters who supported a second term for Obama. 

By contrast, in 2008, of the 72.77 percent of voters who turned out, 53.56 percent, or 7,409 voters chose Obama over the 45.79 percent, or 6,334 voters who opted for Republican John McCain, according to the county's official election results. 

Hatboro voters overwhelmingly supported Obama in 2008, as well as in his re-election bid Tuesday. According to the county's unofficial election results, of the 73.45 percent of Hatboro residents who hit the polls Tuesday, 56.26 percent, or 2,055 voters favored Obama as compared to the 42.21 percent, or 1,542 voters who chose Romney. 

The 2008 election results in Hatboro showed similar support. Of the 70 percent of voters who turned out, 58.68 percent, or 2,142 voters chose Obama, as compared to the 39.78 percent, or 1,452 voters who favored McCain.

 

Mike Shortall Sr November 08, 2012 at 06:09 PM
That wasn't the case at the Horsham 1-3 polling location. No one asked any voters for ID that I know of, and I was there almost the entire day. I did notice some people coming in with ID in hand, anticipating - I guess - that they would be asked. And there was information on voter ID requirements sitting on a nearby table. "Showing ID" though was never an issue at our poll on Tuesday.
Arkansas Dave November 08, 2012 at 07:13 PM
and that IDIOT Romney was the solution??? Get ur head checked moron!!!!!
Nerdy November 08, 2012 at 08:05 PM
I love that the only rebuttal I ever get when I offer the fact that I am a Romney supporter, are words like "stupid" "idiot" or "moron" Arkansas you only exagerate the class and integrity of Obama supporters. He is your guy and I wish our country the best of luck. We are going to need it.
JG November 10, 2012 at 01:46 PM
I agree with Nerdy. If someone has something intelligent to say there is no need for name calling. I have watched in the wings all the FB posts, tweets, and comments on various social media. I'm glad we have the freedom of speech in America but put a lid on the negative name calling and immaturity. No one hears you when you resort to this. America needs to grow up and start being a unified country again, no matter who the president is. Be the solution, not the problem.
Ericwgpatch November 10, 2012 at 03:28 PM
Doesn't matter who won anyway. Neither candidate discussed cutting spending to reduce the deficit that will be the ruin of this once great country. You can tax millionaires and billionaires at 100% of their income and you won't make a dent in the deficit. The government doesn't have a revenue problem, it has a spending problem. Laugh at Greece if you like when they riot in the streets over gov't spending cuts there, but we are no better or smarter over here. God help us, because we obviously can't help ourselves.

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