United States presidential election, 2008

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Election

The 2008 Presidential election was held on Tuesday, November 4, 2008 between Democratic Senator Barack Obama and Repubican Senator John McCain. Barack Obama won the election by 7.2% over John McCain.

Results

Electoral Votes:

  • Barack Obama/Joe Biden (D): 365
  • John McCain/Sarah Palin (R): 173

Popular Vote:

  • Barack Obama/Joe Biden (D): 69,297,997 -- 52.9%
  • John McCain/Sarah Palin (R): 59,597,520 -- 45.7%
2008 Electoral College Results. States Obama won are in blue and states McCain won are in red.

Candidates

Democratic candidates:

Democratic Candidate for President:

Democratic Candidate for Vice President:

Candidates in the 2008 Democratic Presidential Primary:


Republican candidates:

Republican Candidate for President:

Republican Candidate for Vice President:

Candidates in the 2008 Republican Presidential Primary:

Third Party and Independent Candidates


See also

References

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