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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
John S. McCain, IIISarah PalinRepublican 1,479,178 56.85%11
Barack H. ObamaJoseph R. Biden, Jr.Democratic 1,087,437 41.79%0
Ralph NaderMatt GonzalezIndependent 11,560 0.44%0
Bob BarrWayne A. RootIndependent 8,547 0.33%0
Charles O. BaldwinDarrell L. CastleIndependent 8,191 0.31%0
YOther (+) - - 7,069 0.27%0
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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.
Demographic Data

2010 Population:6,346,105Enum.2010 Population Density:59.4persons/km2
2008 Population:6,247,411Est.2008 Population Density:58.5persons/km2
2000 Population:5,689,283Enum.2000 Population Density:53.3persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:11Electoral Vote Density:567,946persons/EV
Land Area (2000):106,752km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.1%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: Tennessee Secretary of State. Division of Elections. State of Tennessee November 4, 2008 General Election United States President, Tennessee Secretary of State. Division of Elections ( ) (accessed 15 Nov 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: