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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
John S. McCain, IIISarah PalinRepublican 4,479,328 55.38%34
Barack H. ObamaJoseph R. Biden, Jr.Democratic 3,528,633 43.63%0
Bob BarrWayne A. RootLibertarian 56,116 0.69%0
YOther (+) - - 23,714 0.29%0
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Election Notes:
  • Official Results do not count any write-in votes for candidates that did not register for qualified write-in status. Officially registered write-in votes as follows: Thaddaus Hill/Gordon Bailey: 216. The write-ins votes listed here were collected from each county official report (incomplete data).
Demographic Data

2010 Population:25,145,561Enum.2010 Population Density:37.1persons/km2
2008 Population:24,309,039Est.2008 Population Density:35.9persons/km2
2000 Population:20,851,820Enum.2000 Population Density:30.8persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:34Electoral Vote Density:714,972persons/EV
Land Area (2000):678,051km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.9%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: Texas Secretary of State. Elections Division. 2008 General Election 11/4/2008 President/Vice-President, Texas Secretary of State. Elections Division ( ) (accessed 20 Nov 2008)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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