Political Party/527

Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign

Predecessor Campaign:

Obama 2008 Presidential Campaign

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For more information, see Organizing for Action (Nonprofit)

Also see Obama Administration

Barack Obama’s 2012 presidential campaign began President Barack Obama formally announced his intent to run for reelection as U.S. president on April 4, 2011. Vice President Joe Biden was Obama’s running mate.

Obama defeated Republican Party rival Mitt Romney on November 6, 2012.

Obama’s 2008 and 2012 campaigns were officially called “Obama for America”; following his 2008 victory, Obama for America was eventually replaced by a permanent 501(c)(4) advocacy group called Organizing for Action.

Directors, Employees & Supporters

  1. David Simas
    Director of Opinion Research
  2. Joel Benenson
  3. Jeff Blodgett
    Minnesota State Director
  4. Eva Longoria
    National Co-Chair
  5. Alida Garcia
    National Latino Vote Deputy Director
  6. Julianna Smoot
    Deputy Campaign Manager
  7. Andrew Bleeker
    Lead Digital Marketing Strategist
  8. Jim Messina
    Campaign Manager
  9. Joe Biden
    Vice Presidential Nominee
  10. Barack Obama
    Presidential Nominee
  11. Natalie Foster
    Former Staffer
  12. Beth Lynk
    Community Organizing Fellow, Communications Staffer
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