2008 Presidential Election Data Sources
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Popular Vote Data Sources by State
 
Note: There is no federal government agency that is in charge of compiling official Presidential Election popular vote statistics. The individual states are responsible for this function. Below is a list of source from each state from which the 2008 Presidential Election popular vote data was collected.

State Data Source
Alaska State of Alaska Division of Elections. State of Alaska - 2008 General Election November 4, 2008 Official Results, State of Alaska Division of Elections (http://www.gov.state.ak.us/ltgov/elections/homepage.html) (accessed 04 Dec 2008)
Arizona Arizona Secretary of State. State of Arizona Official Canvass 2008 General Election - November 4, 2008 Presidential Electors, Arizona Secretary of State (http://www.sosaz.com/election/) (accessed 01 Dec 2008)
Arkansas Arkansas Secretary of State. Elections. 2008 General Election and Non Partisan Judicial Runoff Election U.S. President/Vice President, Arkansas Secretary of State. Elections (http://sos.state.ar.us/elect.html) (accessed 04 Dec 2008)
California California Secretary of State, "President," Statement of Vote November 4, 2008, General Election (Sacramento, 2008)
Colorado Colorado Secretary of State. Canvass Results General County Index Presidential Electors, Colorado Secretary of State (http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/main.htm) (accessed 27 Dec 2008)
Connecticut State of Connecticut Secretary of State. 11/04/2008-General Election Results Presidential Electors for Summarized by Town, State of Connecticut Secretary of State (http://www.sots.state.ct.us/ElectionsDivision/ElectionIndex.html) (accessed 16 Dec 2008)
Delaware State of Delaware Department of Elections. State Of Delaware Elections System Official Election Results General Elections - 11/04/08 Statewide Offices By County, State of Delaware Department of Elections (http://www.state.de.us/election/index.htm) (accessed 15 Nov 2008)
District of Columbia District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics. Presidential General Election November 4, 2008 Summary Report District of Columbia Certified Election Results, District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics (http://www.dcboee.org/) (accessed 26 Nov 2008)
Florida1 Florida Department of State. Division of Elections. November 4, 2008 General Election Official Results President of the United States, Florida Department of State. Division of Elections (http://election.dos.state.fl.us/index.html) (accessed 17 Nov 2008)
Georgia Georgia Secretary of State. Georgia Election Results Official Results of the Tuesday, November 04, 2008 General Election President of the United States, Georgia Secretary of State (http://www.sos.state.ga.us/elections/) (accessed 09 Dec 2008)
Hawaii State of Hawaii Office of Elections. 2008 Hawaii General Election - Official Results, State of Hawaii Office of Elections (http://kumu.icsd.hawaii.gov/elections/) (accessed 15 Nov 2008)
Idaho Idaho Secretary of State. Idaho Election Results General Election (To County Level) Statewide, Idaho Secretary of State (http://www.idsos.state.id.us/elect/eleindex.htm) (accessed 20 Nov 2008)
Illinois Illinois State Board of Elections. Ballots Cast General Election - 11/4/2008 President and Vice President, Illinois State Board of Elections (http://www.elections.state.il.us/) (accessed 01 Dec 2008)
Indiana Indiana Secretary of State. Indiana General Election November 4, 2008 Office President, Indiana Secretary of State (http://www.state.in.us/sos/elections/) (accessed 02 Dec 2008)
Iowa Iowa Secretary of State. State of Iowa Official Canvass Summary November 4, 2008 General Election, Iowa Secretary of State (http://www.sos.state.ia.us/) (accessed 25 Nov 2008)
Kansas Kansas Secretary of State. Division of Elections and Legislative Matters. 2008 General Election Results by County President, Kansas Secretary of State. Division of Elections and Legislative Matters (http://www.kssos.org/elections/elections.html) (accessed 09 Dec 2008)
Kentucky Kentucky State Board of Elections. Report of the Official Election Night Tally Results U.S. President, Kentucky State Board of Elections (http://www.kysos.com/index/main/elecdiv.asp) (accessed 28 Nov 2008)
Louisiana Louisiana Secretary of State. Elections Division. Louisiana Secretary of State Election Results by Parish-Official Results for Election Date: 11/04/08 Presidential Electors, Louisiana Secretary of State. Elections Division (http://www.sec.state.la.us/elections/elections-index.htm) (accessed 15 Nov 2008)
Maine Maine Department of the Secretary of State. Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions. November 4, 2008 General Election Tabulations U.S. President County and Statewide Totals, Maine Department of the Secretary of State. Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions (http://www.state.me.us/sos/cec/elec/elec.htm) (accessed 29 Nov 2008)
Maryland Maryland State Board of Elections. 2008 Presidential General Election Official Results President and Vice President of the United States, Maryland State Board of Elections (http://www.elections.state.md.us/) (accessed 10 Dec 2008)
Massachusetts Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth. Elections Division. 0, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth. Elections Division (http://www.state.ma.us/sec/ele/eleidx.htm) (accessed 0)
Michigan Michigan Department of State. Bureau of Elections. 2008 Official Michigan General Election Results President of the United States, Michigan Department of State. Bureau of Elections (http://www.michigan.gov/sos/) (accessed 29 Nov 2008)
Minnesota Minnesota Office of the Secretary of State. Elections Division. UNOFFICIAL RESULTS GENERAL November 4, 2008 US President & Vice President, Minnesota Office of the Secretary of State. Elections Division (http://www.sos.state.mn.us/election/index.html) (accessed 12 Dec 2008)
Mississippi Mississippi Secretary of State. Total Votes Reported by County for the 2008 General Election President and Vice President, Mississippi Secretary of State (http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/elections.html) (accessed 05 Dec 2008)
Missouri Missouri Office of the Secretary of State. Official Election Returns State of Missouri General Election -2008 General Election Tuesday, November 04, 2008 As announced by the Board of State Canvassers on Tuesday, December 02, 2008, Missouri Office of the Secretary of State (http://www.sos.state.mo.us/) (accessed 02 Dec 2008)
Montana2 Montana Secretary of State. 2008 Statewide General Canvass - November 4th, 2008 President & Vice President, Montana Secretary of State (http://sos.state.mt.us/textonly/index.asp) (accessed 24 Nov 2008)
Nebraska Nebraska Secretary of State, "Federal Offices For President of the United States," Official Results of Nebraska General Election - November 4, 2008 (Lincoln, 2008)
Nevada Nevada Secretary of State. 2008 Official Statewide General Election Results November 4, 2008 President and Vice President of the United States, Nevada Secretary of State (http://sos.state.nv.us/nvelection/) (accessed 27 Nov 2008)
New Hampshire New Hampshire Department of State. Elections Division. 0, New Hampshire Department of State. Elections Division (http://webster.state.nh.us/sos/electionsnew.htm) (accessed 0)
New Jersey New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety. Division of Elections. Official List Candidates for President for November 2008 General Election, New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety. Division of Elections (http://www.state.nj.us/lps/elections/electionshome.html) (accessed 02 Dec 2008)
New Mexico New Mexico Office of the Secretary of State. Bureau of Elections. Canvass of Returns of General Election Held on November 4, 2008 State of New Mexico, New Mexico Office of the Secretary of State. Bureau of Elections (http://www.sos.state.nm.us/elect.htm) (accessed 28 Nov 2008)
New York New York State Board of Elections. NYS Board of Elections President and Vice-President Election Returns Nov. 4, 2008, New York State Board of Elections (http://www.elections.state.ny.us/) (accessed 04 Dec 2008)
North Carolina North Carolina State Board of Elections. 2008 General Election Official Results, North Carolina State Board of Elections (http://www.sboe.state.nc.us/) (accessed 26 Nov 2008)
North Dakota3 North Dakota Secretary of State. General Election - November 04, 2008 Official Election Results - All Counties President & Vice-President of the United States, North Dakota Secretary of State (http://www.state.nd.us/sec/Elections/Elections.htm) (accessed 26 Nov 2008)
Ohio Ohio Secretary of State. Live Unofficial Election Results Results by County for: President/Vice-President, Ohio Secretary of State (http://www.state.oh.us/sos/) (accessed 0)
Oklahoma Oklahoma State Election Board. Oklahoma Election Management System Election Night Results by County for 11/04/2008 For President and Vice President, Oklahoma State Election Board (http://www.state.ok.us/~elections/) (accessed 15 Nov 2008)
Oregon Oregon Secretary of State. Elections Division. November 4, 2008, General Election Abstracts of Votes United States President, Oregon Secretary of State. Elections Division (http://www.sos.state.or.us/elections/elechp.htm) (accessed 04 Dec 2008)
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Department of State. Bureau of Commissions, Elections and Legislation. 2008 General Election Tuesday, November 04, 2008 Official Returns President of the United States By County, Pennsylvania Department of State. Bureau of Commissions, Elections and Legislation (http://www.dos.state.pa.us/bcel/site/default.asp) (accessed 05 Dec 2008)
Rhode Island Rhode Island Board of Elections. 2008 General Election Official Results Presidential Electors for: President and Vice President, Rhode Island Board of Elections (http://www.elections.state.ri.us/) (accessed 15 Nov 2008)
South Carolina South Carolina State Election Commission. 2008 General Election Official Results President and Vice President, South Carolina State Election Commission (http://www.state.sc.us/scsec/) (accessed 15 Nov 2008)
South Dakota South Dakota Secretary of State. 2008 South Dakota Official General Election Results Statewide Races by County November 4, 2008, South Dakota Secretary of State (http://www.state.sd.us/sos/sos.htm) (accessed 26 Nov 2008)
Tennessee Tennessee Secretary of State. Division of Elections. State of Tennessee November 4, 2008 General Election United States President, Tennessee Secretary of State. Division of Elections (http://www.state.tn.us/sos/election.htm) (accessed 15 Nov 2008)
Texas Texas Secretary of State. Elections Division. 2008 General Election 11/4/2008 President/Vice-President, Texas Secretary of State. Elections Division (http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/index.shtml) (accessed 20 Nov 2008)
Utah Utah State Elections Office. Election Results 2008 General Election President & Vice President, Utah State Elections Office (http://elections.utah.gov/) (accessed 27 Nov 2008)
Vermont Vermont Office of the Secretary of State. Detailed Results - 2008 General Election For President of the United States, Vermont Office of the Secretary of State (http://vermont-elections.org/soshome.htm) (accessed 14 Nov 2008)
Virginia Virginia State Board of Elections. Statewide Results by Locality 11/4/2008 - Election Results for 2008 November General President and Vice President, Virginia State Board of Elections (http://www.sbe.state.va.us/) (accessed 30 Nov 2008)
Washington Washington Secretary of State. November 4, 2008 General Election United States, President/Vice President, Washington Secretary of State (http://www.secstate.wa.gov/elections/) (accessed 09 Dec 2008)
West Virginia West Virginia Secretary of State, "U.S. President," State of West Virginia Certificate (Charleston, 2008)
Wisconsin Wisconsin State Election Board. Wisconsin State Elections Board Canvass Summary Fall General Election - 11/04/2008, Wisconsin State Election Board (http://elections.state.wi.us/) (accessed 01 Dec 2008)
Wyoming Wyoming Secretary of State. Election Administration. Statewide Candidates Official Summary Wyoming General Election - November 4, 2008 United States President and Vice President, Wyoming Secretary of State. Election Administration (http://soswy.state.wy.us/election/election.htm) (accessed 14 Nov 2008)
1Results includes corrected figures in Glades County (Absentee ballots were omitted from Statewide report)
2Results include corrected figures in Broadwater County based on Broadwater County Abstract.
3Figures reflect corrected totals in Grant County - obtained from Grant County Auditor.

National Results for 2008

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