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Vice Presidential
Candidate
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Party
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Barack H. ObamaJoseph R. Biden, Jr.Democratic 69,499,428 52.86%69,499,428
John S. McCain, IIISarah H. PalinRepublican 59,950,323 45.60%59,950,323
Ralph NaderMatt GonzalezIndependent 739,278 0.56%739,278
Bob BarrWayne Allyn RootLibertarian 523,433 0.40%523,433
Write-ins-- 263,921 0.20%263,921
Charles O. BaldwinDarrell L. CastleConstitution 199,880 0.15%199,880
Cynthia A. McKinneyRosa A. ClementeGreen 161,870 0.12%161,870
Alan KeyesWiley S. Drake, Sr.Independent 47,941 0.04%47,941
Ron PaulBarry Goldwater, Jr.LA Taxpayers 47,512 0.04%47,512
RĂ³ger CaleroAlyson KennedySocialist Workers 7,577 0.01%7,577
Gloria LaRivaEugene PuryearSocialism and Liberation 6,821 0.01%6,821
Brian MooreStewart A. AlexanderSocialist 6,582 0.01%6,582
None of these Candidates-- 6,407 0.00%6,407
Richard DuncanRicky JohnsonIndependent 3,905 0.00%3,905
Charles JayTom KnappBoston Tea Party 2,425 0.00%2,425
John Joseph Polachek-New 1,149 0.00%1,149
Frank E. McEnultyDavid ManganNew American Indpendent 833 0.00%833
Jeffrey J. WamboldtDavid J. KlimischWe, the People 764 0.00%764
Thomas R. StevensAlden LinkObjectivist 755 0.00%755
Gene C. AmondsonLeroy J. PlettenProhibition 655 0.00%655
Jeffrey Boss-Vote Here 639 0.00%639
George D. J. PhilliesChris BennettLibertarian 531 0.00%531
Jonathan E. AllenJeffrey D. StathIndependent 484 0.00%484
Ted C. WeillFrank McEnultyReform 481 0.00%481
Bradford Lyttle-US Pacifist 111 0.00%111
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Demographic Data

2010 Population:308,745,538Enum.2010 Population Density:33.7persons/km2
2008 Population:304,059,724Est.2008 Population Density:33.2persons/km2
2000 Population:281,422,053Enum.2000 Population Density:30.7persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:131473705Electoral Vote Density:2persons/EV
Land Area (2000):9,161,889km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.9%

Election Data and Statistics:
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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data:
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
Results for and Individual :
Primary Documentation:
  • 2008 Certificate of Ascertainment (m)
  • 2008 Certificate of Vote (m)
The 2008 Campaign: