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** ** 2008 Presidential General Election Results - Illinois ** **
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Vice Presidential
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Barack H. ObamaJoseph R. Biden, Jr.Democratic 3,419,348 61.83%21
John S. McCain, IIISarah PalinRepublican 2,031,179 36.73%0
Ralph NaderMatt GonzalezIndependent 31,152 0.56%0
Bob BarrWayne A. RootLibertarian 19,642 0.36%0
YOther (+) - - 28,858 0.52%0
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Election Notes:
  • Results include 204 Votes added for Nader in Winnebago County per Rockford City Elections (Statewide Canvass included write-ins in Rockford City for Nader (182) instead of Nader Votes (386).
  • 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: Frank Moore: 3, Donald Allen: 3, Ronald Hobbs: 4 The write-ins votes listed here were collected from each county official report (incomplete data).
Demographic Data

2010 Population:12,830,632Enum.2010 Population Density:89.1persons/km2
2008 Population:12,747,038Est.2008 Population Density:88.5persons/km2
2000 Population:12,419,293Enum.2000 Population Density:86.3persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:21Electoral Vote Density:607,002persons/EV
Land Area (2000):143,961km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.3%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Illinois State Board of Elections. Ballots Cast General Election - 11/4/2008 President and Vice President, Illinois State Board of Elections ( ) (accessed 01 Dec 2008)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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