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Party
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Barack H. ObamaJoseph R. Biden, Jr.Democratic 2,215,422 57.14%15
John S. McCain, IIISarah PalinRepublican 1,613,207 41.61%0
Ralph NaderMatt GonzalezIndependent 21,298 0.55%0
YOther (+) - - 27,480 0.71%0
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Maps2008 New Jersey County Map of General Election Results for President
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Election Notes:
  • Results include write-in vote tally collected from county election agencies that are not reported in statwide results.
Demographic Data

2010 Population:8,791,894Enum.2010 Population Density:457.6persons/km2
2008 Population:8,711,090Est.2008 Population Density:453.4persons/km2
2000 Population:8,414,350Enum.2000 Population Density:438.0persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:15Electoral Vote Density:580,739persons/EV
Land Area (2000):19,211km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.4%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety. Division of Elections. Official List Candidates for President for November 2008 General Election, New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety. Division of Elections (http://www.state.nj.us/lps/elections/electionshome.html) (accessed 02 Dec 2008)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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