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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Barack H. ObamaJoseph R. Biden, Jr.Democratic-F.L. 1,573,354 54.06%10
John S. McCain, IIISarah PalinRepublican 1,275,409 43.82%0
Ralph NaderMatt GonzalezIndependent 30,152 1.04%0
Write-ins-- 9,500 0.33%0
Bob BarrWayne A. RootLibertarian 9,174 0.32%0
YOther (+) - - 12,780 0.44%0
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Election Notes:
  • Obama party was listed on the ballot as Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Demographic Data

2010 Population:5,303,925Enum.2010 Population Density:25.7persons/km2
2008 Population:5,247,018Est.2008 Population Density:25.4persons/km2
2000 Population:4,919,479Enum.2000 Population Density:23.9persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:10Electoral Vote Density:524,702persons/EV
Land Area (2000):206,189km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.8%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Minnesota Office of the Secretary of State. Elections Division. UNOFFICIAL RESULTS GENERAL November 4, 2008 US President & Vice President, Minnesota Office of the Secretary of State. Elections Division ( ) (accessed 12 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: