Breakdown: How We Voted in West County
At some precincts, nearly 70 percent of registered voters hit the polls. The area leaned toward Mitt Romney, but some areas came out big for Barack Obama.
Residents in west Anne Arundel County showed strong interest in the general election Tuesday, as voter turnout outpaced the national average in many precincts.
Turnout was especially high in pockets of Crofton and Odenton, where as many as two-thirds of registered voters cast their ballots.
Early data indicates that nationwide, about 60 percent of registered voters cast a ballot.
Poll results from west Anne Arundel County showed that voters generally favored Mitt Romney, but there were some precincts that showed heavy support for President Obama. Those who voted at Arundel Middle School and Arundel High School were among the biggest Romney fans, while Obama got his strongest showing at Seven Oaks Elementary School, Meade Heights Elementary School and Meade Middle School.
This is not an exhaustive list of every polling center in the area. If yours is not listed, check out the full list at the Anne Arundel County elections website.
Please note these are unofficial totals that do not include provisional ballot and absentee ballots.
Here's a look at the election results in the Crofton, Severn, Odenton and Gambrills area.
Note: Numbers next to some polling centers indicate the precinct, but some voting centers represented multiple precincts.
|Odenton Elem||1166||1891||61.6||567-552 Romney|
|West County Library||966||1859||51.9||473-455 Romney|
|O'Malley Center||967||1662||58.1||549-374 Obama|
|Waugh Chapel Elem||2473||4388||56.3||1237-1156 Romney|
|Piney Orchard Elem (4-5)||834||1301||64.1||459-347 Obama|
|Piney Orchard Elem (4-20)||1051||1858||56.5||614-461 Obama|
|Seven Oaks Elem (4-19)||934||1743||53.6||521-486 Obama|
|Seven Oaks Elem (4-24)||1479||2739||54||1138-306 Obama|
|Four Seasons Elem||1136||1883||60||636-473 Romney|
|Arundel High||976||1548||63||562-385 Romney|
|Arundel Middle||957||1639||58.3||637-289 Romney|
|Crofton Elem (4-10)||88||150||58.6||53-25 Romney|
|Crofton Elem (7-15)||1262||1949||64.7||652-572 Romney|
|Crofton Elem (7-16)||1276||1998||63.8||670-577 Romney|
|Crofton Woods Elem (7-14)||1029||1533||67.1||519-479 Romney|
|Crofton Woods Elem (7-26)||1222||1997||61.1||701-495 Romney|
|Crofton Middle School||810||1280||63.2||425-367 Romney|
|Crofton Meadows||1013||1589||64.1||564-400 Obama|
|Crofton Meadows (7-24)||1363||2124||61.2||757-567 Romney|
|Nantucket Elem||1704||2587||65.8||904-765 Romney|
|Crofton Library||1144||1831||62.4||652-447 Romney|
|Crofton Annex||1339||2056||65.1||714-594 Romney|
|Arundel Fire Hall||1311||2089||62.76||805-463 Romney|
|Severn Elem||931||1591||58.5||504-409 Romney|
|Ridgeway Elem (2-23)||1239||2031||61||605-584 Romney|
|Ridgeway Elem (2-24)||1123||1888||59.48||563-520 Romney|
|Van Bokkelen Elem (1-19)||1161||2124||54.6||746-372 Obama|
|Van Bokkelen Elem (1-21)||984||1815||54.2||789-178 Obama|
|Meade Middle School||1129||2368||47.69||801-298 Obama|
|Meade Heights Elem||1167||2213||52.73||1028-125 Obama|
|Old Mill High||774||1297||59.6||437-308 Romney|
|Severn Methodist Church||758||1292||58.6||470-264 Obama|
|Quarterfield Elem (2-4)||1308||2236||58.5||656-607 Obama|
|Quarterfield Elem (2-9)||1166||2097||55.6||672-446 Obama|
|Old Mill Middle South||1222||2117||57.7||710-477 Obama|
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