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Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Barack H. ObamaJoseph R. Biden, Jr.Democratic 997,773 60.59%7
John S. McCain, IIISarah PalinRepublican 629,428 38.22%0
Ralph NaderMatt GonzalezIndependent 19,162 1.16%0
YOther (+) - - 430 0.03%0
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Maps2008 Connecticut County Map of General Election Results for President
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Election Notes:
  • Official Results list Obama as receiving 997,772 votes. Added one vote for Obama in the Town of Durham (Middlesex County) per Town Clerk
Demographic Data

2010 Population:3,574,097Enum.2010 Population Density:284.8persons/km2
2008 Population:3,545,579Est.2008 Population Density:282.6persons/km2
2000 Population:3,405,565Enum.2000 Population Density:271.4persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:7Electoral Vote Density:506,511persons/EV
Land Area (2000):12,548km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.5%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: State of Connecticut Secretary of State. 11/04/2008-General Election Results Presidential Electors for Summarized by Town, State of Connecticut Secretary of State ( ) (accessed 16 Dec 2008)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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