Obama Defeated Romney in Glen Burnie
A look at the vote totals for precincts in Glen Burnie show President Obama narrowly edged challenger Mitt Romney on Election Day.
President Barack Obama earned just 121 more votes than Republican challenger Mitt Romney in Glen Burnie on Tuesday. But an early voting turnout favorable to Obama gave the incumbent 51.31 percent of total local votes to Romney's 45.56 percent, according to unofficial results from the Anne Arundel County Board of Elections.
Voters who cast ballots early were able to vote at any of the five early voting locations, so early votes in Glen Burnie were influenced by Anne Arundel County residents who live outside of Glen Burnie.
Obama received 77.98 percent of votes at Rippling Woods Elementary School (precinct 002-014), which was the highest percentage for Obama.
Romney received 61.78 percent of votes at North County Senior High School (precinct 001-008), which was the highest percentage for Romney. North County Senior High School also saw the highest turnout of registered voters, with 60.74 percent showing up to vote.
Breakdown of voting in Glen Burnie by polling place:
|George Cromwell Elementary School*||42.34||54.23||57.18|
|North County Senior High School||34.39||61.78||60.74|
|Hilltop Elementary School||35.25||61.15||60.69|
|North Glen Elementary School||74.47||23.79||52.85|
|Southgate Elementary School||45.29||51.15||63.30|
|Glen Burnie Park Elementary School||44.40||51.90||59.95|
|Oakwood Elementary School||56.03||41.03||55.77|
|Community Church of God||43.18||53.91||58.34|
|Richard Henry Lee Elementary School||49.51||46.55||58.73|
|Glendale Elementary School||40.63||55.73||55.01|
|Point Pleasant Elementary School (002-010)||42.81||53.90||55.92|
|Woodside Elementary School||44.93||50.93||57.15|
|North County Area Library||43.87||52.31||52.36|
|Rippling Woods Elementary School||77.98||20.03||52.79|
|Glen Burnie Improvement Association||38.55||56.28||56.10|
|Marley Elementary School||65.86||32.30||53.00|
|Point Pleasant Elementary School (002-022)
|Solley Elementary School||40.61||56.46||60.71|
|Marley Middle School||53.74||44.17||56.63|
|Orchard Beach Volunteer Fire Dept Hall||37.45||59.92||59.81|
|Freetown Elementary School||59.81||36.86||57.55|
|Election Day Votes (11,498-11,377 Obama)
|Early Votes (4,360-2,705 Obama)
|Totals (15,858-14,082 Obama)||51.31||45.56||N/A**|
*This polling location drew from multiple precincts and those numbers were combined.
**Turnout percentage for early voting is incalculable because voters could cast ballots at any of the five early voting locations around Anne Arundel County.
Editor's Note: These are unofficial totals that do not include provisional ballot and absentee ballots.