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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Virginia > President
Parent RaceUS President - Popular Vote
OfficePresident
Type General Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 2008 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 04, 2008 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 04, 2008 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 20, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 2013 - 12:00pm
Turnout 52.60% Total Population
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedThe Sunset Provision December 15, 2008 09:07pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2004
NameGeorge W. Bush Votes1,716,959 (53.68%)
Term01/20/2005 - 01/20/2009 Margin262,217 (+8.20%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/2012
NameBarack Obama Votes1,971,820 (51.16%)
Term01/20/2013 - 01/20/2017 Margin149,298 (+3.87%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Feb 12, 2008 VA US President - D Primary Barack Obama
Feb 12, 2008 VA US President - R Primary John McCain
MAP

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KEY RACE? 9.8888998032 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
02/27/2005 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
John McCain 6 12 ----
Barack Obama 46 13 ----
Leaning Call: Barack Obama (70.59%)
Weighted Call: Barack Obama (94.04%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
00/00/0000 11/02/2008

CANDIDATES
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Name Sen. Barack Obama Sen. John McCain Ralph Nader Rep. Bob Barr Chuck Baldwin (W) Write-In Rep. Cynthia McKinney
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent Libertarian Independent Green Nonpartisan Green
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]
Certified Votes1,959,532 (52.63%) 1,725,005 (46.33%) 11,483 (0.31%) 11,067 (0.30%) 7,474 (0.20%) 6,304 (0.17%) 2,344 (0.06%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -234,527 (-6.30%) -1,948,049 (-52.32%) -1,948,465 (-52.33%) -1,952,058 (-52.43%) -1,953,228 (-52.46%) -1,957,188 (-52.57%)
Predict Avg.46.21% 45.59% 0.14% 0.30% 0.06% 0.00% 0.18%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
MATCHUP POLLS (71 from 19 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg50.08%-- 43.83%-- 0.07%-- 0.34%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Rasmussen Reports 
11/02/08-11/02/08
51.00% -- 47.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
10/31/08-11/02/08
52.00% -- 46.00% 3.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Zogby International 
10/30/08-11/01/08
50.70% 1.3 44.60% 0.2 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
YouGov 
10/18/08-11/01/08
52.00% -- 45.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Opinion Research Corporation (CNN) 
10/23/08-10/28/08
53.00% -- 44.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Financial Dynamics 
10/23/08-10/27/08
48.00% 7.0 44.00% 4.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
  Washington Post
I L. Douglas Wilder
  Falls Church News-Press
R A. Linwood Holton, Jr. [L]
  Danville Register & Bee
  Lynchburg News & Advance
  Newport News Daily Press
  Winchester Star
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name (W) Assistant Secretary Alan Keyes (W) Brian P. Moore  
PartyIndependent Socialist  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Certified Votes38 (0.00%) 13 (0.00%)  
Margin-1,959,494 (-52.63%) -1,959,519 (-52.63%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (71 from 19 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.07%-- 0.00%--  
Rasmussen Reports 
11/02/08-11/02/08
0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
10/31/08-11/02/08
0.00% -- 0.00% --
Zogby International 
10/30/08-11/01/08
0.00% -- 0.00% --
YouGov 
10/18/08-11/01/08
0.00% -- 0.00% --
Opinion Research Corporation (CNN) 
10/23/08-10/28/08
0.00% -- 0.00% --
Financial Dynamics 
10/23/08-10/27/08
0.00% -- 0.00% --
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Dec 15, 2008 12:20pm News Virginia Electors Cast Votes for Barack Obama  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Nov 03, 2008 02:00pm Legal Ruling Judge rejects NAACP request for paper ballots, extended voting hours; McCain sues Va. electoral board over military ballots  Article eddy 9_99 
Oct 27, 2008 09:00pm News Gov. Kaine stumps for Obama at Liberty University  Article The Sunset Provision 
Oct 18, 2008 02:55pm News McCain adviser: Northern Va not the "real Virginia.”  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Oct 17, 2008 12:00am News Allen, Kaine face off over '08 candidates  Article The Sunset Provision 
Oct 15, 2008 01:00pm News Va. officials ban campaign clothing at polls  Article The Sunset Provision 

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