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Election Results: Did Lemont Vote for Obama or Romney?

Local residents voted last Tuesday for president, Senate and House candidates.

Although President Barack Obama won re-election last Tuesday, Gov. Mitt Romney was the choice of the majority of Lemont Township voters, winning 12 out of 14 voting precincts, according to data released from the Cook County Clerk's office.

The re-elected president had 3,643 votes in Lemont Township (36.72 percent), compared to Republican challenger Mitt Romney's 6,125 (61.74 percent), according to the numbers reported by the Cook County Clerk's Office. 

The following is a breakdown of voting by precincts for all the candidates on the 2012 presidential ballot. The 12 Lemont precincts that Mitt Romney won are bolded in the charts.

Total Precinct Votes

  • Barack Obama and Joe Biden (Democrat): 3,643
  • Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Republican): 6,125
  • Gary Johnson and James P. Gray (Libertarian): 111
  • Jill Stein & Howie Hawkins (Green Party): 42
Lemont PrecinctObama-Biden (D)Romney-Ryan (R)Johnson-Gray (L)Stein-Hawkins (G) 1 214 519 11
2 2 201 325 5 0 3 262 555 4 5 4 252 436 11 0 5 357 319 10 4 6 289 439 15 3 7 250 285 5 3 8 378 456 13 6 9 150 352 5 1 10 262 246 9 6 11 350 602 8 3 12 208 527 2 3 13 268 580 5 4 14 202 484 8 2 TOTALS
3,643 6,125 111 42

Other races

Christine Radogno (R) ran unopposed for State Senator, 41st District; as did Jim Durkin (R) for State Representative, 82nd District.

3rd Congressional District Race: Daniel William Lipinski (D)(Winner)  and Richard L. Grabowski (R)

Precinct Lipinski Grabowski 1 267 429 2 259 239 3 371 425 4  311 356 5 384 280 6 345 370 7 279 232 8 409 400 9 182 305 10 299 196 11 448 469 12 245 458 13 370 444 14 289 384 Totals: 4,458 4,987

Proposed Amendment to the Illinois Constitution (Voters rejected the amendment statewide.)

Precinct Yes No 1 365 254 2 238 176 3 409 350 4 332 295 5  326 301 6 351 313 7 237 241 8 385 389 9 259 190 10 233 233 11 497 360 12 386 283 13 470 307 14 342 307 Totals: 4,830 3,999

Cook County State's Attorney: Anita Alvarez (D) (Winner), Lori S. Yokoyama (R)

Precinct Alvarez
Yokoyama 1 247 416 2 236 236 3 344 431 4 302 337 5 374 259 6 356 339 7 272 227 8 410 379 9 194 288 10 284 203 11 432 462 12 256 431 13 350 458 14 294 356 TOTAL 4,351 4,822

SOURCE: Cook County Clerk's Office; click here to find results from other Suburban Cook County Townships.


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Tim F November 13, 2012 at 01:15 PM
It looks like there are more taxpayers than tax receivers living in Lemont.
Ray November 13, 2012 at 02:51 PM
Wow, who'd have thought there were six thousand millionaires in Lemont? I guess that's good.

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