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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Barack H. ObamaJoseph R. Biden, Jr.Democratic 2,872,579 57.33%17
John S. McCain, IIISarah PalinRepublican 2,048,639 40.89%0
Ralph NaderMatt GonzalezNatural Law 33,085 0.66%0
Bob BarrWayne A. RootLibertarian 23,716 0.47%0
Charles O. BaldwinDarrell L. CastleU.S. Taxpayers 14,685 0.29%0
YOther (+) - - 17,902 0.36%0
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Election Notes:
  • Results include an incomplete write-in vote tally collected from county election agencies that are not reported in statwide results.
Demographic Data

2010 Population:9,883,640Enum.2010 Population Density:67.2persons/km2
2008 Population:9,946,889Est.2008 Population Density:67.6persons/km2
2000 Population:9,938,444Enum.2000 Population Density:67.6persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:17Electoral Vote Density:585,111persons/EV
Land Area (2000):147,121km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:-0.1%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: 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 ( ) (accessed 29 Nov 2008)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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