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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
John S. McCain, IIISarah PalinRepublican 1,479,178 56.85%11
Barack H. ObamaJoseph R. Biden, Jr.Democratic 1,087,437 41.79%0
Ralph NaderMatt GonzalezIndependent 11,560 0.44%0
Bob BarrWayne A. RootIndependent 8,547 0.33%0
Charles O. BaldwinDarrell L. CastleIndependent 8,191 0.31%0
YOther (+) - - 7,069 0.27%0
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  2008 Tennessee County Map of General Election Results for President  
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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:6,346,105Enum.2010 Population Density:59.4persons/km2
2008 Population:6,247,411Est.2008 Population Density:58.5persons/km2
2000 Population:5,689,283Enum.2000 Population Density:53.3persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:11Electoral Vote Density:567,946persons/EV
Land Area (2000):106,752km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.1%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: 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 ( ) (accessed 15 Nov 2008)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
Results for and Individual County:
Primary Documentation:
  • 2008 Certificate of Ascertainment (m)
  • 2008 Certificate of Vote (m)
The 2008 Campaign:

Anderson County Bedford County Benton County Bledsoe County Blount County Bradley County Campbell County Cannon County Carroll County Carter County Cheatham County Chester County Claiborne County Clay County Cocke County Coffee County Crockett County Cumberland County Davidson County Decatur County DeKalb County Dickson County Dyer County Fayette County Fentress County Franklin County Gibson County Giles County Grainger County Greene County Grundy County Hamblen County Hamilton County Hancock County Hardeman County Hardin County Hawkins County Haywood County Henderson County Henry County Hickman County Houston County Humphreys County Jackson County Jefferson County Johnson County Knox County Lake County Lauderdale County Lawrence County Lewis County Lincoln County Loudon County McMinn County McNairy County Macon County Madison County Marion County Marshall County Maury County Meigs County Monroe County Montgomery County Moore County Morgan County Obion County Overton County Perry County Pickett County Polk County Putnam County Rhea County Roane County Robertson County Rutherford County Scott County Sequatchie County Sevier County Shelby County Smith County Stewart County Sullivan County Sumner County Tipton County Trousdale County Unicoi County Union County Van Buren County Warren County Washington County Wayne County Weakley County White County Williamson County Wilson County