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Election 2012: Did Orland Choose Obama or Romney?

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

President Barack Obama may have won the electoral votes and popular vote across the country, but in Orland Park and Orland Hills, Gov. Mitt Romney was the clear favorite, according to data from Cook and Will County clerks' offices.

In Orland Township, Obama took only seven of 50 precincts with 12,620 votes, compared to 17,232 votes for Mitt Romney. A small segment of Orland Park is in Frankfort Township's 2nd Precinct, but they picked Romney as well with 540 votes compared to 330 votes for Obama, according to the Will County Clerk's Office.

Read: The Race for President: How Illinois Voted

Neither candidate completely ran away with any of the Orland Park and Orland Hills precincts. The widest disparity was found in Orland Township's 75th precinct, with 175 votes for Obama compared to 496 votes for Romney, at a difference of 321 votes.

Read: 2012 Election Results: How Orland Park Voted

In total, Orland Township cast 19,022 votes for Obama and 24,497 votes for Romney, from 44,250 ballots cast out of 65,867 total registered voters.

Take a look at how the precincts in Orland Park and Orland Hills voted. The bolded indicate precincts where Obama won.

Precinct Obama-Biden (D) Romney-Ryan (R) Johnson-Gray (L) Stein-Hawkins (G) Orland 1 285 363 4 3 Orland 2 305 436 6 3 Orland 3 221 157 0 1 Orland 4 223 264 6 3 Orland 7 203 193 2 2 Orland 8 271 233 4 1 Orland 9 345 370 4 3 Orland 10 264 341 4 2 Orland 12 149 140 1 1 Orland 15 250 500 3 1 Orland 16
221 414 5 4 Orland 18 329 395 6 1 Orland 19 191 270 8 3 Orland 20 122 222 1 2 Orland 21 273 505 6 1 Orland 22 286 319 6 8

Orland 24

248 338 9 1 Orland 25 464 528 3 3 Orland 26 296 229 4 0 Orland 27 194 225 4 1 Orland 28 158 282 5 3 Orland 29 257 535 4 2 Orland 30 185 227 4 1 Orland 31 228 250 2 2 Orland 32 174 216 6 2 Orland 33 241 295 6 2 Orland 34 258 429 7 1 Orland 35 287 362 1 4 Orland 36 425 269 7 2 Orland 37
325 386 2 0 Orland 38 171 176 5 3 Orland 39
200 305 2 2 Orland 40 324 418 9 2 Orland 47
266 521 3 1 Orland 48 294 319 5 4 Orland 52
233 418 8 3 Orland 53 218 299 5 2 Orland 54 340 514 3 0 Orland 55
230 257 1 2 Orland 56 165 381 1 2 Orland 57 250 395 4 2 Orland 59 285 365 3 2 Orland 60 186 256 3 2 Orland 62 291 388 4 3 Orland 64 295 528 7 5 Orland 65 209 349 4 0 Orland 66 201 332 4 5 Orland 68 197 278 9 2 Orland 69 250 114 4 1 Orland 71 162 430 4 1 Orland 75 175 496 3 0 Totals 12,620 17,232 221 107

Source: Cook County Clerk's Office

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