How Louisiana Voted: A breakdown of presidential votes by parish

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - It was no surprise when fairly early in the night, television networks projected Louisiana's eight electoral votes would go to Republican Mitt Romney; but of course, not everyone voted for the challenger.

Romney did carry Louisiana with 58 percent of the popular vote. Since it is generally uncouth to ask your friends and neighbors who they voted for, we thought this information might pique your interest.

Ten of the 12 Louisiana parishes had the majority of voters checking the box for the Romney-Ryan ticket. Two parishes, East Baton Rouge and Iberville, had President Obama as the winner. The numbers get interesting if you look closer.

EBR voters were split, with 52 percent, or more than 102,000 voting for the President. Iberville leaned a little farther left with 56 percent, about 9,500 voters choosing Obama.

Voting by parish:


Obama 16,343

Romney 33846


Obama 4,754

Romney 6,082

East Feliciana

Obama 4,648

Romney 5,397


Obama 9,548

Romney 7,271


Obama 7,448

Romney 45,488

Pointe Coupee

Obama 5,436

Romney 6,548

St. Helena

Obama 4,233

Romney 2,756

St. Mary

Obama 9,448

Romney 13,883


Obama 17,720

Romney 31, 583

West Baton Rouge

Obama 5,692

Romney 6,920

West Feliciana

Obama 2,441

Romney 3,257

See the slideshow for more information on the 12 Parishes.

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