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Vice Presidential
Candidate
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Party
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
John S. McCain, IIISarah PalinRepublican 1,034,896 53.87%8
Barack H. ObamaJoseph R. Biden, Jr.Democratic 862,449 44.90%0
Bob BarrWayne A. RootLibertarian 7,283 0.38%0
Charles O. BaldwinDarrell L. CastleConstitution 6,827 0.36%0
Ralph NaderMatt GonzalezPetition 5,053 0.26%0
Cynthia A. McKinneyRosa A. ClementeGreen 4,461 0.23%0
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Demographic Data

2010 Population:4,625,364Enum.2010 Population Density:59.3persons/km2
2008 Population:4,528,996Est.2008 Population Density:58.1persons/km2
2000 Population:4,012,012Enum.2000 Population Density:51.4persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:8Electoral Vote Density:566,125persons/EV
Land Area (2000):77,983km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.4%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: South Carolina State Election Commission. 2008 General Election Official Results President and Vice President, South Carolina State Election Commission ( ) (accessed 15 Nov 2008)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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Primary Documentation:
  • 2008 Certificate of Ascertainment (m)
  • 2008 Certificate of Vote (m)
The 2008 Campaign: