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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
John S. McCain, IIISarah PalinRepublican 2,048,759 52.10%15
Barack H. ObamaJoseph R. Biden, Jr.Democratic 1,844,123 46.90%0
Bob BarrWayne A. RootLibertarian 28,731 0.73%0
YOther (+) - - 10,545 0.27%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: Brian Brown: 2, David Byrne: 4, Frank Moore: 6, Michael Peroutka: 23. The write-ins votes listed here were collected from each county Statement of Vote report.
  • James Harris appeared on the ballot as a stand-in candidate for RĂ³ger Calero
Demographic Data

2010 Population:9,687,653Enum.2010 Population Density:64.6persons/km2
2008 Population:9,504,843Est.2008 Population Density:63.4persons/km2
2000 Population:8,186,453Enum.2000 Population Density:54.6persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:15Electoral Vote Density:633,656persons/EV
Land Area (2000):149,976km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.7%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: Georgia Secretary of State. Georgia Election Results Official Results of the Tuesday, November 04, 2008 General Election President of the United States, Georgia Secretary of State ( ) (accessed 09 Dec 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:

Appling County Atkinson County Bacon County Baker County Baldwin County Banks County Barrow County Bartow County Ben Hill County Berrien County Bibb County Bleckley County Brantley County Brooks County Bryan County Bulloch County Burke County Butts County Calhoun County Camden County Candler County Carroll County Catoosa County Charlton County Chatham County Chattahoochee County Chattooga County Cherokee County Clarke County Clay County Clayton County Clinch County Cobb County Coffee County Colquitt County Columbia County Cook County Coweta County Crawford County Crisp County Dade County Dawson County Decatur County DeKalb County Dodge County Dooly County Dougherty County Douglas County Early County Echols County Effingham County Elbert County Emanuel County Evans County Fannin County Fayette County Floyd County Forsyth County Franklin County Fulton County Gilmer County Glascock County Glynn County Gordon County Grady County Greene County Gwinnett County Habersham County Hall County Hancock County Haralson County Harris County Hart County Heard County Henry County Houston County Irwin County Jackson County Jasper County Jeff Davis County Jefferson County Jenkins County Johnson County Jones County Lamar County Lanier County Laurens County Lee County Liberty County Lincoln County Long County Lowndes County Lumpkin County McDuffie County McIntosh County Macon County Madison County Marion County Meriwether County Miller County Mitchell County Monroe County Montgomery County Morgan County Murray County Muscogee County Newton County Oconee County Oglethorpe County Paulding County Peach County Pickens County Pierce County Pike County Polk County Pulaski County Putnam County Quitman County Rabun County Randolph County Richmond County Rockdale County Schley County Screven County Seminole County Spalding County Stephens County Stewart County Sumter County Talbot County Taliaferro County Tattnall County Taylor County Telfair County Terrell County Thomas County Tift County Toombs County Towns County Treutlen County Troup County Turner County Twiggs County Union County Upson County Walker County Walton County Ware County Warren County Washington County Wayne County Webster County Wheeler County White County Whitfield County Wilcox County Wilkes County Wilkinson County Worth County Ware County