If the majority of Horsham voters had their say, Mitt Romney, rather than Barack Obama would have been elected president Tuesday.
According to unofficial election results from the Montgomery County Board of Elections, of the 81.96 percent of Horsham residents who hit the polls Tuesday, 50.05 percent, or 7,228 of Horsham voters chose Romney as compared to the 48.94 percent, or 7,068 voters who supported a second term for Obama.
By contrast, in 2008, of the 72.77 percent of voters who turned out, 53.56 percent, or 7,409 voters chose Obama over the 45.79 percent, or 6,334 voters who opted for Republican John McCain, according to the county's official election results.
Hatboro voters overwhelmingly supported Obama in 2008, as well as in his re-election bid Tuesday. According to the county's unofficial election results, of the 73.45 percent of Hatboro residents who hit the polls Tuesday, 56.26 percent, or 2,055 voters favored Obama as compared to the 42.21 percent, or 1,542 voters who chose Romney.
The 2008 election results in Hatboro showed similar support. Of the 70 percent of voters who turned out, 58.68 percent, or 2,142 voters chose Obama, as compared to the 39.78 percent, or 1,452 voters who favored McCain.