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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Barack H. ObamaJoseph R. Biden, Jr.Democratic 296,571 62.86%4
John S. McCain, IIISarah PalinRepublican 165,391 35.06%0
Ralph NaderMatt GonzalezIndependent 4,829 1.02%0
Write-ins-- 1,511 0.32%0
Bob BarrWayne A. RootLibertarian 1,382 0.29%0
YOther (+) - - 2,082 0.44%0
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  2008 Rhode Island County Map of General Election Results for President  
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Demographic Data

2010 Population:1,052,567Enum.2010 Population Density:389.0persons/km2
2008 Population:1,055,003Est.2008 Population Density:389.9persons/km2
2000 Population:1,048,319Enum.2000 Population Density:387.4persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:4Electoral Vote Density:263,751persons/EV
Land Area (2000):2,706km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.0%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Rhode Island Board of Elections. 2008 General Election Official Results Presidential Electors for: President and Vice President, Rhode Island Board 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:

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