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Party
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Barack H. ObamaJoseph R. Biden, Jr.Democratic 3,276,363 54.47%21
John S. McCain, IIISarah PalinRepublican 2,655,885 44.15%0
Ralph NaderMatt GonzalezIndependent 42,977 0.71%0
Bob BarrWayne A. RootLibertarian 19,912 0.33%0
YOther (+) - - 20,339 0.34%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:12,702,379Enum.2010 Population Density:109.4persons/km2
2008 Population:12,612,285Est.2008 Population Density:108.7persons/km2
2000 Population:12,281,054Enum.2000 Population Density:105.8persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:21Electoral Vote Density:600,585persons/EV
Land Area (2000):116,074km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.3%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: 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)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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