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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Barack H. ObamaJoseph R. Biden, Jr.Democratic 1,750,848 57.34%11
John S. McCain, IIISarah PalinRepublican 1,229,216 40.26%0
Ralph NaderMatt GonzalezIndependent 29,489 0.97%0
Write-ins-- 14,904 0.49%0
Bob BarrWayne A. RootLibertarian 12,728 0.42%0
Charles O. BaldwinDarrell L. CastleConstitution 9,432 0.31%0
YOther (+) - - 6,644 0.22%0
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  2008 Washington County Map of General Election Results for President  
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Election Notes:
  • Results include an incomplete write-in vote tally collected from county election agencies that are not reported in statwide results.
  • James Harris appeared on the ballot as a stand-in candidate for RĂ³ger Calero
Demographic Data

2010 Population:6,724,540Enum.2010 Population Density:39.0persons/km2
2008 Population:6,562,231Est.2008 Population Density:38.1persons/km2
2000 Population:5,894,121Enum.2000 Population Density:34.2persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:11Electoral Vote Density:596,566persons/EV
Land Area (2000):172,348km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.3%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: Washington Secretary of State. November 4, 2008 General Election United States, President/Vice President, Washington Secretary of State ( ) (accessed 09 Dec 2008)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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