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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
John S. McCain, IIISarah PalinRepublican 1,148,275 58.56%9
Barack H. ObamaJoseph R. Biden, Jr.Democratic 782,989 39.93%0
Ron PaulBarry Goldwater, Jr.LA Taxpayers 9,368 0.48%0
Cynthia A. McKinneyRosa A. ClementeGreen 9,187 0.47%0
Ralph NaderMatt GonzalezIndependent 6,997 0.36%0
YOther (+) - - 3,945 0.20%0
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Election Notes:
  • James Harris appeared on the ballot as a stand-in candidate for RĂ³ger Calero
Demographic Data

2010 Population:4,533,372Enum.2010 Population Density:40.2persons/km2
2008 Population:4,435,586Est.2008 Population Density:39.3persons/km2
2000 Population:4,468,976Enum.2000 Population Density:39.6persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:9Electoral Vote Density:492,843persons/EV
Land Area (2000):112,825km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.1%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Louisiana Secretary of State. Elections Division. Louisiana Secretary of State Election Results by Parish-Official Results for Election Date: 11/04/08 Presidential Electors, Louisiana Secretary of State. Elections Division ( ) (accessed 15 Nov 2008)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
Results for and Individual Parish:
Primary Documentation:
  • 2008 Certificate of Ascertainment (m)
  • 2008 Certificate of Vote (m)
The 2008 Campaign: