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Election 2012: Did Oak Lawn Choose Obama or Romney?

President Barack Obama keeps his title for the next four years, but who did Oak Lawn choose to lead the country? We gathered precinct data to show how our area voted.

Election 2012: Did Oak Lawn Choose Obama or Romney?

There was no conservative revolution in Oak Lawn this presidential election, which is now relegated to history.

Oak Lawn mirrored the rest of the country’s voting patterns, with Democrat President Barack Obama winning the electoral and popular votes over Republican challenger Mitt Romney. In Oak Lawn, Obama was the clear favorite, according to data from the Cook County Clerk’s office.

In the Worth Township precincts located in Oak Lawn, Romney took six out of the 41 local precincts; in some only a few votes separated the candidates.

Obama took 12,792 votes to Romney’s 10,186 of votes cast in the 2012 presidential election, according to the Cook County Clerk’s office.

Out of Worth Township’s 1,417,811 registered voters, 985,401 ballots were cast.

Read: The Race for President: How Illinois Voted

Take a look at how the precincts in Oak Lawn voted. The bolded indicate precincts where Romney won.

Precinct(D) Obama-Biden(R) Romeny-RyanOak Lawn 1 216
153
Oak Lawn 2 365 324 Oak Lawn 3 344 279 Oak Lawn 4 538 277Oak Lawn 5304357Oak Lawn 11 322 283 Oak Lawn 21 511 309 Oak Lawn 25 380 302 Oak Lawn 26 296 182 Oak Lawn 27 248 243 Oak Lawn 28 246 136 Oak Lawn 30 366 260 Oak Lawn 33 319 241 Oak Lawn 35 363 323 Oak Lawn 36 392 255 Oak Lawn 40 411 235 Oak Lawn 41 196 158 Oak Lawn 44 255 166 Oak Lawn 46 419 316 Oak Lawn 48 214 205Oak Lawn 49192201Oak Lawn 56275401Oak Lawn 58 388 278Oak Lawn 60163216Oak Lawn 62162163Oak Lawn 63 368 216 Oak Lawn 66 262 217 Oak Lawn 74 182 158 Oak Lawn 75 389 360 Oak Lawn 76 198 99 Oak Lawn 77 370 282 Oak Lawn 84 377 299 Oak Lawn 85 310 281Oak Lawn 91183191Oak Lawn 92 329 326 Oak Lawn 93 216 134 Oak Lawn 94 381 292 Oak Lawn 96 461 217 Oak Lawn 98 379 341 Oak Lawn 99 173 191 Oak Lawn 100 329 319Totals12,79210,186

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