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Barack H. ObamaJoseph R. Biden, Jr.FL Democratic 4,282,367 50.91%27
John S. McCain, IIISarah PalinRepublican FL 4,046,219 48.10%0
Ralph NaderMatt GonzalezEcology FL 28,128 0.33%0
YOther (+) - - 55,534 0.66%0
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Election Notes:
  • Results includes corrected figures in Glades County (Absentee ballots were omitted from Statewide report)
  • Official Results do not count any write-in votes for candidates that did not register for qualified write-in status. Officially, Nettles & Krones received 391 write-in votes. The write-ins votes listed here were collected from each county election agency (incomplete data).
  • James Harris appeared on the ballot as a stand-in candidate for RĂ³ger Calero
Demographic Data

2010 Population:18,801,310Enum.2010 Population Density:134.6persons/km2
2008 Population:18,527,305Est.2008 Population Density:132.7persons/km2
2000 Population:15,982,378Enum.2000 Population Density:114.4persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:27Electoral Vote Density:686,196persons/EV
Land Area (2000):139,670km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.6%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: Florida Department of State. Division of Elections. November 4, 2008 General Election Official Results President of the United States, Florida Department of State. Division of Elections (http://election.dos.state.fl.us/index.html) (accessed 17 Nov 2008)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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