Mr. Obama received a staggering 281,382 votes, over forty-five times that of the governor. Democrats won heavily in Detroit, though no Democrat who faced a Republican challenger received a higher percent of the vote than the President.
Turnout was just under 51% in the city.
Other interesting results in this campaign include Mr. Obama receivimg over 99% of the vote in numerous districts in Broward County, Florida. In various districts in Cleveland, he received 100% of the vote. In Florida, Mr. Obama received over 99% of the vote in precincts where GOP inspectors had been removed.