The Washington Times - November 20, 2012, 10:25AM

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney surpassed 2008’s former Republican presidential nominee Senator John McCain’s popular vote tally on Tuesday. 


According to the National Popular Vote Tracker, Governor Romney garnered 59,979,858 votes this election cycled compared to Senator McCain in 2008 who picked up 59,948,323 votes. President Barack Obama, on the other hand, dropped about 5.5 million votes behind his 2008 total to 64,005,851 this year.