** ** 2008 Presidential General Election Results - New York ** **
Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Barack H. ObamaJoseph R. Biden, Jr.Democratic 4,804,945 62.88%31
John S. McCain, IIISarah PalinRepublican 2,752,771 36.03%0
Ralph NaderMatt GonzalezPopulist 41,249 0.54%0
Bob BarrWayne A. RootLibertarian 19,596 0.26%0
YOther (+) - - 22,387 0.29%0
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Election Notes:
  • Obama vote is the fusion of Democratic and Working Families parties.
  • McCain vote is the fusion of Republican, Independence, and Conservative parties.
  • Results include 12 votes added for Baldwin, 1 for Moore, 2 for Keyes as write-ins from official county reports not tabulated in the official statewide report
  • Results include 341 votes for Ron Paul added as a an incomplete compilation from county reports
Demographic Data

2010 Population:19,378,102Enum.2010 Population Density:158.5persons/km2
2008 Population:19,212,436Est.2008 Population Density:157.1persons/km2
2000 Population:18,976,457Enum.2000 Population Density:155.2persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:31Electoral Vote Density:619,756persons/EV
Land Area (2000):122,283km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.2%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: New York State Board of Elections. NYS Board of Elections President and Vice-President Election Returns Nov. 4, 2008, New York State Board of Elections ( ) (accessed 04 Dec 2008)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
Results for and Individual County:
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