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  US President - Popular Vote
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > U.S. Executive > Popular Vote
OfficePresident
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 2008 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 04, 2008 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 04, 2008 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 20, 2009 - 10:00am
Term End January 20, 2013 - 12:00pm
Turnout 43.57% Total Population
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last Modifiedev January 28, 2009 08:26pm
Data Sources[Link]
Federal Election Commission website [Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2004
NameGeorge W. Bush Votes62,040,610 (50.73%)
Term01/20/2005 - 01/20/2009 Margin3,012,166 (+2.46%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/2012
NameBarack Obama Votes65,899,660 (51.06%)
Term01/20/2013 - 01/20/2017 Margin4,967,508 (+3.85%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Feb 05, 2008 US President - LBT Primary Christine Smith
Mar 04, 2008 US President - GRN Primary Ralph Nader
Mar 04, 2008 US President - CST Primary Don J. Grundmann
Jun 03, 2008 US President - R Primaries John McCain
Jun 03, 2008 US President - D Primaries Hillary Rodham Clinton
MAP
World Countries Map MAP
KEY RACE? 9.4210996628 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
06/18/2005 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Barack Obama 23 38 3 --
John McCain 10 ------
Leaning Call: Barack Obama (91.53%)
Weighted Call: Barack Obama (99.87%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

01/02/2007 11/03/2008

CANDIDATES
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Name Sen. Barack Obama Sen. John McCain Ralph Nader Rep. Bob Barr Chuck Baldwin Rep. Cynthia McKinney (W) Write-In
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent Libertarian Constitution Green Independent
Certified Votes69,456,897 (52.91%) 59,934,814 (45.66%) 738,475 (0.56%) 523,686 (0.40%) 199,314 (0.15%) 161,603 (0.12%) 111,063 (0.09%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -9,522,083 (-7.25%) -68,718,422 (-52.35%) -68,933,211 (-52.52%) -69,257,583 (-52.76%) -69,295,294 (-52.79%) -69,345,834 (-52.83%)
Predict Avg.43.22% 38.79% 0.53% 2.80% 0.54% 0.26% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]
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MATCHUP POLLS (438 from 42 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg51.61%-- 44.78%-- -0.64%-- -0.34%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Rasmussen Reports 
11/01/08-11/03/08
52.00% -- 46.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
11/01/08-11/03/08
51.00% -- 46.00% 1.0 0.00% 1.0 0.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Zogby International 
11/01/08-11/03/08
54.10% 3.2 42.70% 1.1 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
10/31/08-11/02/08
55.00% 11.0 44.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Zogby International 
10/30/08-11/02/08
50.90% 3.9 43.80% 1.2 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Marist Institute 
11/02/08-11/02/08
53.00% 3.0 44.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
LPC Dr. King Schultz
D DylanSH99
LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky [L]
D Crimson
  Log Cabin Republicans
R Kevin James [L]
LBT Eric Dondero
D Mark Wylea Erwin
LBT Smart
LBT Jed
R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
IndP 6921
R Richard Viguerie
R Moving to Miami
LP Gölök "LD Taylored" Buday [L]
SVP Magical Horse
R Ron Paul [L]
  Solidarity (US)
  Workers International League
  Workers World Party
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name Assistant Secretary Alan L. Keyes Rep. Ron Paul Gloria E. La Riva Brian P. Moore None of These Candidates (W) Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton Róger Calero
PartyAmerica's Independent Constitution Socialism and Liberation Socialist Independent Democratic Socialist Workers
Certified Votes47,694 (0.04%) 42,426 (0.03%) 6,808 (0.01%) 6,528 (0.01%) 6,267 (0.01%) 5,848 (0.00%) 5,127 (0.00%)
Margin-69,409,203 (-52.88%) -69,414,471 (-52.88%) -69,450,089 (-52.91%) -69,450,369 (-52.91%) -69,450,630 (-52.91%) -69,451,049 (-52.91%) -69,451,770 (-52.91%)
Predict Avg.0.07% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]
MATCHUP POLLS (438 from 42 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Rasmussen Reports 
11/01/08-11/03/08
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
11/01/08-11/03/08
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Zogby International 
11/01/08-11/03/08
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
10/31/08-11/02/08
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Zogby International 
10/30/08-11/02/08
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Marist Institute 
11/02/08-11/02/08
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
FL Silver Dime
AENM Angry Russian
  Irish Republican Socialist Committees of North America
  Freedom Socialist Party
  Freedom Socialist Party
Vp Lars Ohly [L]
RC Zeus the Moose
  Freedom Socialist Party
VIEW 48 MORE CANDIDATES

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor
Sep 26, 2008 08:30pm Sep 28, 2008 10:00pm Debate First McCain-Obama Debate  J.R. 
Oct 07, 2008 09:00pm Oct 07, 2008 10:00pm Debate Second McCain-Obama Debate  J.R. 
Oct 15, 2008 09:25pm Oct 15, 2008 10:25pm Debate Third McCain-Obama Debate  J.R. 

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
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10/28/2008 Barack Obama TVAd Mixed eng American Stories, American Solutions: 30 Minute Special  00:27:11 Homegrown Democrat 
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07/30/2008 John McCain TVAd Attack eng Celeb   00:00:32 Green Pigs 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 03, 2012 01:35pm Analysis State and National Polling: Is There a Disparity?  Article Scott³ 
Jul 04, 2012 09:00pm Online Quiz Do You Remember Election '08?  Article Silver Dime 
Nov 11, 2010 11:15pm General Did Bush really consider endorsing Obama?   Article Homegrown Democrat 
Dec 04, 2008 08:00am News McCain Campaign Spent $110,000 on Palin’s Stylists  Article ArmyDem 
Dec 02, 2008 11:35am News Obama, the billion-dollar man  Article ArmyDem 
Nov 12, 2008 07:00pm Blog Entry Mondale/McCain and Dole/Obama Counties  Article Karma Policeman 

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