Congressional endorsements for the United States presidential election, 2008

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This article lists the endorsements made by members of the 110th United States Congress for candidates for their party's nominations in the 2008 United States presidential election. All of the Democratic members of Congress are also superdelegates to their party's presidential nominating convention, except for those from Florida and Michigan. For further details of superdelegates and their voting intentions see List of Democratic Party (United States) superdelegates, 2008. This page lists congressional endorsements, which are distinct from superdelegates' intentions to vote.

Candidates for the US 2008 presidential election who have congressional endorsements[edit]

Candidate Party Senate
Endorsements
House
Endorsements
Total
  Barack Obama Democratic 46 188 233
  Hillary Clinton Democratic 0 28 28
  John McCain Republican 16 29 45
  Ron Paul Republican 0 2 2

List of current Senators[edit]

Senator Party State Endorsement Reference
  Richard Shelby Republican Alabama
  Jeff Sessions Republican Alabama
  Ted Stevens Republican Alaska
  Lisa Murkowski Republican Alaska
  John McCain Republican Arizona John McCain (self)
  Jon Kyl Republican Arizona John McCain [1]
  Blanche Lincoln Democratic Arkansas Barack Obama [2]
  Mark Pryor Democratic Arkansas Barack Obama [3]
  Dianne Feinstein Democratic California Barack Obama [4]
  Barbara Boxer Democratic California Barack Obama [5]
  Wayne Allard Republican Colorado
  Ken Salazar Democratic Colorado Barack Obama [6]
  Chris Dodd Democratic Connecticut Barack Obama [7]
  Joe Lieberman Independent Connecticut John McCain [8]
  Joe Biden Democratic Delaware Barack Obama (Vice Presidential nominee)
  Tom Carper Democratic Delaware Barack Obama [5]
  Bill Nelson Democratic Florida Barack Obama [9]
  Mel Martinez Republican Florida John McCain [1]
  Saxby Chambliss Republican Georgia John McCain [1]
  Johnny Isakson Republican Georgia John McCain [1]
  Daniel Inouye Democratic Hawaii Barack Obama
  Daniel Akaka Democratic Hawaii Barack Obama [10]
  Larry Craig Republican Idaho
  Mike Crapo Republican Idaho
  Richard Durbin Democratic Illinois Barack Obama [1]
  Barack Obama Democratic Illinois Barack Obama (self)
  Richard Lugar Republican Indiana
  Evan Bayh Democratic Indiana Barack Obama
  Chuck Grassley Republican Iowa
  Tom Harkin Democratic Iowa Barack Obama [11]
  Sam Brownback Republican Kansas John McCain [12]
  Pat Roberts Republican Kansas John McCain
  Mitch McConnell Republican Kentucky John McCain
  Jim Bunning Republican Kentucky
  Mary Landrieu Democratic Louisiana Barack Obama [5]
  David Vitter Republican Louisiana
  Olympia Snowe Republican Maine John McCain [1]
  Susan Collins Republican Maine John McCain [13]
  Barbara Mikulski Democratic Maryland Barack Obama [14]
  Ben Cardin Democratic Maryland Barack Obama [15]
  Ted Kennedy Democratic Massachusetts Barack Obama [16]
  John Kerry Democratic Massachusetts Barack Obama [17]
  Carl Levin Democratic Michigan Barack Obama [18]
  Debbie Stabenow Democratic Michigan Barack Obama [19]
  Norm Coleman Republican Minnesota John McCain [1]
  Amy Klobuchar Democratic Minnesota Barack Obama [20]
  Thad Cochran Republican Mississippi
  Roger Wicker Republican Mississippi
  Kit Bond Republican Missouri
  Claire McCaskill Democratic Missouri Barack Obama [21]
  Max Baucus Democratic Montana Barack Obama [22]
  Jon Tester Democratic Montana Barack Obama [22]
  Chuck Hagel Republican Nebraska
  Ben Nelson Democratic Nebraska Barack Obama [23]
  Harry Reid Democratic Nevada Barack Obama
  John Ensign Republican Nevada
  Judd Gregg Republican New Hampshire
  John Sununu Republican New Hampshire
  Frank Lautenberg Democratic New Jersey Barack Obama [24]
  Bob Menendez Democratic New Jersey Barack Obama [25]
  Pete Domenici Republican New Mexico John McCain [1]
  Jeff Bingaman Democratic New Mexico Barack Obama [26]
  Charles Schumer Democratic New York Barack Obama [1]
  Hillary Rodham Clinton Democratic New York Barack Obama
  Elizabeth Dole Republican North Carolina John McCain [10]
  Richard Burr Republican North Carolina John McCain [1]
  Kent Conrad Democratic North Dakota Barack Obama [27]
  Byron Dorgan Democratic North Dakota Barack Obama
  George Voinovich Republican Ohio
  Sherrod Brown Democratic Ohio Barack Obama
  Jim Inhofe Republican Oklahoma
  Tom Coburn Republican Oklahoma John McCain [28]
  Ron Wyden Democratic Oregon Barack Obama [29]
  Gordon Smith Republican Oregon John McCain [1]
  Arlen Specter Republican Pennsylvania
  Bob Casey, Jr. Democratic Pennsylvania Barack Obama
  Jack Reed Democratic Rhode Island Barack Obama
  Sheldon Whitehouse Democratic Rhode Island Barack Obama [30]
  Lindsey Graham Republican South Carolina John McCain [1]
  Jim DeMint Republican South Carolina Mitt Romney [31]
  Tim Johnson Democratic South Dakota Barack Obama [32]
  John Thune Republican South Dakota John McCain [33]
  Lamar Alexander Republican Tennessee
  Bob Corker Republican Tennessee
  Kay Bailey Hutchison Republican Texas
  John Cornyn Republican Texas John McCain [34]
  Orrin Hatch Republican Utah
  Robert Bennett Republican Utah
  Patrick Leahy Democratic Vermont Barack Obama [35]
  Bernie Sanders Independent Vermont
  John Warner Republican Virginia John McCain [1]
  Jim Webb Democratic Virginia Barack Obama
  Patty Murray Democratic Washington Barack Obama [36]
  Maria Cantwell Democratic Washington Barack Obama [36]
  Robert Byrd Democratic West Virginia Barack Obama [37]
  Jay Rockefeller Democratic West Virginia Barack Obama [38]
  Herb Kohl Democratic Wisconsin Barack Obama [39]
  Russ Feingold Democratic Wisconsin Barack Obama [40]
  John Barrasso Republican Wyoming
  Mike Enzi Republican Wyoming

List of current Representatives[edit]

District Member Party State Endorsement Reference
  1 Jo Bonner Republican Alabama Mitt Romney
  2 Terry Everett Republican
  3 Mike D. Rogers Republican
  4 Robert Aderholt Republican
  5 Bud Cramer Democratic
  6 Spencer Bachus Republican John McCain [1]
  7 Artur Davis Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  At Large Don Young Republican Alaska
  1 Rick Renzi Republican Arizona John McCain [1]
  2 Trent Franks Republican
  3 John Shadegg Republican John McCain [1]
  4 Ed Pastor Democratic Hillary Clinton [41]
  5 Harry Mitchell Democratic Barack Obama [42]
  6 Jeff Flake Republican John McCain [1]
  7 Raúl M. Grijalva Democratic Barack Obama [43]
  8 Gabrielle Giffords Democratic Barack Obama
  1 Marion Berry Democratic Arkansas Barack Obama [3]
  2 Vic Snyder Democratic Barack Obama [3]
  3 John Boozman Republican Mike Huckabee
  4 Mike Ross Democratic Barack Obama [3]
  1 Mike Thompson Democratic California Barack Obama
  2 Wally Herger Republican
  3 Dan Lungren Republican John McCain [1]
  4 John Doolittle Republican
  5 Doris Matsui Democratic Hillary Clinton [1]
  6 Lynn Woolsey Democratic Hillary Clinton [1]
  7 George Miller Democratic Barack Obama [44]
  8 Nancy Pelosi Democratic
  9 Barbara Lee Democratic Barack Obama [45]
  10 Ellen Tauscher Democratic Hillary Clinton [46]
  11 Jerry McNerney Democratic Barack Obama
  12 Jackie Speier Democratic Hillary Clinton [47]
  13 Pete Stark Democratic Barack Obama [48]
  14 Anna Eshoo Democratic Barack Obama [49]
  15 Mike Honda Democratic
  16 Zoe Lofgren Democratic Barack Obama [50]
  17 Sam Farr Democratic Barack Obama
  18 Dennis Cardoza Democratic Barack Obama [51]
  19 George Radanovich Republican
  20 Jim Costa Democratic Barack Obama [51]
  21 Devin Nunes Republican
  22 Kevin McCarthy Republican
  23 Lois Capps Democratic Barack Obama [52]
  24 Elton Gallegly Republican
  25 Howard McKeon Republican
  26 David Dreier Republican
  27 Brad Sherman Democratic Hillary Clinton [53]
  28 Howard Berman Democratic Barack Obama [54]
  29 Adam Schiff Democratic Barack Obama [55]
  30 Henry Waxman Democratic Barack Obama [54]
  31 Xavier Becerra Democratic Barack Obama [56]
  32 Hilda Solis Democratic Hillary Clinton [57]
  33 Diane Watson Democratic Hillary Clinton [58]
  34 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic Hillary Clinton [59]
  35 Maxine Waters Democratic Barack Obama
  36 Jane Harman Democratic Hillary Clinton [60]
  37 Laura Richardson Democratic Hillary Clinton [61]
  38 Grace Napolitano Democratic Barack Obama
  39 Linda Sánchez Democratic Barack Obama [62]
  40 Edward R. Royce Republican
  41 Jerry Lewis Republican
  42 Gary Miller Republican
  43 Joe Baca Democratic Barack Obama
  44 Ken Calvert Republican
  45 Mary Bono Republican
  46 Dana Rohrabacher Republican
  47 Loretta Sanchez Democratic Hillary Clinton [63]
  48 John Campbell Republican
  49 Darrell Issa Republican John McCain [1]
  50 Brian Bilbray Republican
  51 Bob Filner Democratic Barack Obama
  52 Duncan Hunter Republican
  53 Susan Davis Democratic Barack Obama
  1 Diana DeGette Democratic Colorado Barack Obama
  2 Mark Udall Democratic Barack Obama
  3 John Salazar Democratic Barack Obama
  4 Marilyn Musgrave Republican
  5 Doug Lamborn Republican
  6 Tom Tancredo Republican
  7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic Barack Obama [64]
  1 John Larson Democratic Connecticut Barack Obama [65]
  2 Joe Courtney Democratic Barack Obama [66]
  3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic Barack Obama [67]
  4 Christopher Shays Republican John McCain [1]
  5 Chris Murphy Democratic Barack Obama [65]
  At Large Michael N. Castle Republican Delaware John McCain [1]
  1 Jeff Miller Republican Florida John McCain [1]
  2 Allen Boyd Democratic
  3 Corrine Brown Democratic Barack Obama
  4 Ander Crenshaw Republican
  5 Ginny Brown-Waite Republican
  6 Cliff Stearns Republican
  7 John Mica Republican
  8 Ric Keller Republican John McCain [1]
  9 Gus Bilirakis Republican John McCain [1]
  10 Bill Young Republican
  11 Kathy Castor Democratic Barack Obama [68]
  12 Adam Putnam Republican
  13 Vernon Buchanan Republican
  14 Connie Mack IV Republican
  15 Dave Weldon Republican
  16 Tim Mahoney Democratic
  17 Kendrick Meek Democratic Barack Obama
  18 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Republican John McCain [1]
  19 Robert Wexler Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  20 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic Barack Obama
  21 Lincoln Diaz-Balart Republican John McCain [1]
  22 Ron Klein Democratic Barack Obama
  23 Alcee Hastings Democratic Barack Obama
  24 Tom Feeney Republican
  25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican John McCain [1]
  1 Jack Kingston Republican Georgia
  2 Sanford Bishop Democratic Barack Obama [69]
  3 Lynn Westmoreland Republican
  4 Hank Johnson Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  5 John Lewis Democratic Barack Obama

[70]

  6 Tom Price Republican
  7 John Linder Republican
  8 Jim Marshall Democratic
  9 Nathan Deal Republican
  10 Paul Broun Republican
  11 Phil Gingrey Republican
  12 John Barrow Democratic Barack Obama [71]
  13 David Scott Democratic Barack Obama [70]
  1 Neil Abercrombie Democratic Hawaii Barack Obama [1]
  2 Mazie Hirono Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  1 Bill Sali Republican Idaho
  2 Michael K. Simpson Republican
  1 Bobby Rush Democratic Illinois Barack Obama [1]
  2 Jesse Jackson, Jr. Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  3 Dan Lipinski Democratic Barack Obama [72]
  4 Luis Gutierrez Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  5 Rahm Emanuel Democratic Barack Obama
  6 Peter Roskam Republican John McCain [1]
  7 Danny K. Davis Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  8 Melissa Bean Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  9 Janice D. Schakowsky Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  10 Mark Steven Kirk Republican John McCain [1]
  11 Jerry Weller Republican
  12 Jerry Costello Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  13 Judy Biggert Republican
  14 Bill Foster Democratic Barack Obama [73]
  15 Timothy V. Johnson Republican
  16 Donald Manzullo Republican
  17 Phil Hare Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  18 Ray LaHood Republican John McCain [1]
  19 John Shimkus Republican John McCain [1]
  1 Pete Visclosky Democratic Indiana Barack Obama [74]
  2 Joe Donnelly Democratic Barack Obama [75]
  3 Mark Souder Republican
  4 Steve Buyer Republican
  5 Dan Burton Republican
  6 Mike Pence Republican
  7 André Carson Democratic Barack Obama [76]
  8 Brad Ellsworth Democratic Barack Obama
  9 Baron Hill Democratic Barack Obama [52]
  1 Bruce Braley Democratic Iowa Barack Obama [52]
  2 David Loebsack Democratic Barack Obama [77]
  3 Leonard Boswell Democratic Hillary Clinton [78]
  4 Tom Latham Republican
  5 Steve King Republican
  1 Jerry Moran Republican Kansas
  2 Nancy Boyda Democratic
  3 Dennis Moore Democratic Barack Obama
  4 Todd Tiahrt Republican
  1 Ed Whitfield Republican Kentucky
  2 Ron Lewis Republican
  3 John Yarmuth Democratic Barack Obama [79]
  4 Geoff Davis Republican
  5 Hal Rogers Republican
  6 Ben Chandler Democratic Barack Obama [80]
  1 Steve Scalise Republican Louisiana
  2 William Jefferson Democratic Barack Obama
  3 Charlie Melancon Democratic
  4 Jim McCrery Republican
  5 Rodney Alexander Republican
  6 Don Cazayoux Democratic
  7 Charles Boustany Republican
  1 Tom Allen Democratic Maine Barack Obama [81]
  2 Mike Michaud Democratic Barack Obama
  1 Wayne Gilchrest Republican Maryland
  2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic Barack Obama
  3 John Sarbanes Democratic Barack Obama
  4 Donna Edwards Democratic Barack Obama
  5 Steny Hoyer Democratic Barack Obama
  6 Roscoe Bartlett Republican
  7 Elijah Cummings Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  8 Chris Van Hollen Democratic Barack Obama
  1 John Olver Democratic Massachusetts Barack Obama [82]
  2 Richard Neal Democratic Barack Obama
  3 Jim McGovern Democratic Hillary Clinton [83]
  4 Barney Frank Democratic Hillary Clinton [84]
  5 Niki Tsongas Democratic Barack Obama
  6 John Tierney Democratic
  7 Edward Markey Democratic
  8 Michael Capuano Democratic Barack Obama [85]
  9 Stephen Lynch Democratic Hillary Clinton [86]
  10 William Delahunt Democratic Barack Obama [87]
  1 Bart Stupak Democratic Michigan Barack Obama
  2 Peter Hoekstra Republican
  3 Vern Ehlers Republican
  4 David Lee Camp Republican
  5 Dale Kildee Democratic Barack Obama
  6 Fred Upton Republican John McCain [1]
  7 Tim Walberg Republican
  8 Mike Rogers Republican
  9 Joe Knollenberg Republican
  10 Candice S. Miller Republican
  11 Thad McCotter Republican
  12 Sander Levin Democratic Barack Obama
  13 Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick Democratic Barack Obama [88]
  14 John Conyers Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  15 John Dingell Democratic Barack Obama
  1 Tim Walz Democratic Minnesota Barack Obama [89]
  2 John Kline Republican
  3 Jim Ramstad Republican
  4 Betty McCollum Democratic Barack Obama [90]
  5 Keith Ellison Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  6 Michele Bachmann Republican
  7 Collin Peterson Democratic Barack Obama
  8 Jim Oberstar Democratic Barack Obama [91]
  1 Travis Childers Democratic Mississippi
  2 Bennie Thompson Democratic Barack Obama [92]
  3 Chip Pickering Republican John McCain [1]
  4 Gene Taylor Democratic
  1 William Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic Missouri Barack Obama [1]
  2 Todd Akin Republican
  3 Russ Carnahan Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  4 Ike Skelton Democratic Hillary Clinton [93]
  5 Emanuel Cleaver Democratic Hillary Clinton [94]
  6 Sam Graves Republican
  7 Roy Blunt Republican
  8 Jo Ann Emerson Republican
  9 Kenny Hulshof Republican
  At Large Denny Rehberg Republican Montana
  1 Jeff Fortenberry Republican Nebraska
  2 Lee Terry Republican
  3 Adrian Smith Republican
  1 Shelley Berkley Democratic Nevada Barack Obama
  2 Dean Heller Republican
  3 Jon Porter Republican
  1 Carol Shea-Porter Democratic New Hampshire Barack Obama [95]
  2 Paul Hodes Democratic Barack Obama [96]
  1 Rob Andrews Democratic New Jersey Barack Obama
  2 Frank LoBiondo Republican John McCain [1]
  3 Jim Saxton Republican
  4 Chris Smith Republican
  5 Scott Garrett Republican
  6 Frank Pallone Democratic Hillary Clinton [1]
  7 Mike Ferguson Republican
  8 Bill Pascrell Jr. Democratic Barack Obama
  9 Steve Rothman Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  10 Donald M. Payne Democratic Barack Obama [97]
  11 Rodney Frelinghuysen Republican
  12 Rush D. Holt Jr. Democratic Barack Obama
  13 Albio Sires Democratic Hillary Clinton [98]
  1 Heather Wilson Republican New Mexico
  2 Steve Pearce Republican
  3 Tom Udall Democratic Barack Obama
  1 Tim Bishop Democratic New York Barack Obama [1]
  2 Steve Israel Democratic Barack Obama
  3 Peter T. King Republican John McCain [1]
  4 Carolyn McCarthy Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  5 Gary Ackerman Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  6 Gregory W. Meeks Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  7 Joseph Crowley Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  8 Jerrold Nadler Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  9 Anthony D. Weiner Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  10 Edolphus Towns Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  11 Yvette D. Clarke Democratic Barack Obama [99]
  12 Nydia Velázquez Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  13 Vito Fossella Republican
  14 Carolyn B. Maloney Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  15 Charles B. Rangel Democratic Barack Obama [100]
  16 José Serrano Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  17 Eliot L. Engel Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  18 Nita Lowey Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  19 John Hall Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  20 Kirsten Gillibrand Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  21 Michael R. McNulty Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  22 Maurice Hinchey Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  23 John M. McHugh Republican
  24 Michael Arcuri Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  25 Jim Walsh Republican
  26 Tom Reynolds Republican
  27 Brian Higgins Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  28 Louise McIntosh Slaughter Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  29 Randy Kuhl Republican John McCain [1]
  1 George K. Butterfield Democratic North Carolina Barack Obama [1][101]
  2 Bob Etheridge Democratic Barack Obama
  3 Walter B. Jones Republican Ron Paul [102]
  4 David Price Democratic Barack Obama [103]
  5 Virginia Foxx Republican
  6 Howard Coble Republican
  7 Mike McIntyre Democratic Barack Obama
  8 Robin Hayes Republican
  9 Susan Myrick Republican
  10 Patrick McHenry Republican
  11 Heath Shuler Democratic Hillary Clinton [104]
  12 Melvin Watt Democratic Barack Obama [103]
  13 Brad Miller Democratic Barack Obama [105]
  At Large Earl Pomeroy Democratic North Dakota Barack Obama [106]
  1 Steve Chabot Republican Ohio
  2 Jean Schmidt Republican
  3 Michael R. Turner Republican
  4 Jim Jordan Republican
  5 Bob Latta Republican
  6 Charlie Wilson Democratic Barack Obama
  7 David L. Hobson Republican
  8 John A. Boehner Republican
  9 Marcia C. Kaptur Democratic
  10 Dennis Kucinich Democratic Barack Obama
  11 Stephanie Tubbs Jones Democratic Barack Obama
  12 Patrick J. Tiberi Republican
  13 Betty Sutton Democratic Barack Obama
  14 Steve LaTourette Republican John McCain [1]
  15 Deborah D. Pryce Republican John McCain [1]
  16 Ralph S. Regula Republican
  17 Timothy J. Ryan Democratic Barack Obama
  18 Zack Space Democratic Barack Obama
  1 John Sullivan Republican Oklahoma
  2 Dan Boren Democratic
  3 Frank Lucas Republican
  4 Tom Cole Republican
  5 Mary Fallin Republican
  1 David Wu Democratic Oregon Barack Obama [107]
  2 Greg Walden Republican
  3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic Barack Obama [108]
  4 Peter DeFazio Democratic Barack Obama [97]
  5 Darlene Hooley Democratic Barack Obama
  1 Bob Brady Democratic Pennsylvania Barack Obama
  2 Chaka Fattah Democratic Barack Obama [109]
  3 Phil English Republican
  4 Jason Altmire Democratic Barack Obama
  5 John E. Peterson Republican
  6 Jim Gerlach Republican John McCain [1]
  7 Joe Sestak Democratic Barack Obama
  8 Patrick Murphy Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  9 Bill Shuster Republican
  10 Chris Carney Democratic Hillary Clinton [citation needed]
  11 Paul Kanjorski Democratic Hillary Clinton [110]
  12 John Murtha Democratic Hillary Clinton [111]
  13 Allyson Schwartz Democratic Barack Obama
  14 Michael F. Doyle Democratic Barack Obama
  15 Charlie Dent Republican
  16 Joseph R. Pitts Republican
  17 Tim Holden Democratic
  18 Tim Murphy Republican
  19 Todd Russell Platts Republican John McCain [1]
  1 Patrick Kennedy Democratic Rhode Island Barack Obama [112]
  2 James Langevin Democratic Barack Obama
  1 Henry E. Brown, Jr. Republican South Carolina
  2 Joseph Wilson Republican John McCain [1]
  3 J. Gresham Barrett Republican
  4 Bob Inglis Republican
  5 John Spratt Democratic Barack Obama [113]
  6 Jim Clyburn Democratic Barack Obama [114]
  At Large Stephanie Herseth Sandlin Democratic South Dakota Barack Obama [115]
  1 Dave Davis Republican Tennessee
  2 John Duncan Republican
  3 Zach Wamp Republican
  4 Lincoln Davis Democratic
  5 Jim Cooper Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  6 Bart Gordon Democratic
  7 Marsha Blackburn Republican
  8 John S. Tanner Democratic Hillary Clinton [11]
  9 Steve Cohen Democratic Barack Obama [116]
  1 Louie Gohmert Republican Texas
  2 Ted Poe Republican
  3 Sam Johnson Republican
  4 Ralph Hall Republican
  5 Jeb Hensarling Republican
  6 Joe Barton Republican
  7 John Culberson Republican
  8 Kevin Brady Republican
  9 Al Green Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  10 Michael McCaul Republican
  11 Mike Conaway Republican
  12 Kay Granger Republican
  13 Mac Thornberry Republican
  14 Ron Paul Republican Ron Paul (self)
  15 Ruben Hinojosa Democratic Barack Obama
  16 Silvestre Reyes Democratic Barack Obama
  17 Chet Edwards Democratic Barack Obama [117]
  18 Sheila Jackson-Lee Democratic Hillary Clinton [118]
  19 Randy Neugebauer Republican
  20 Charlie Gonzalez Democratic Barack Obama [119]
  21 Lamar S. Smith Republican
  22 Nick Lampson Democratic
  23 Ciro D. Rodriguez Democratic Hillary Clinton
  24 Kenny Marchant Republican
  25 Lloyd Doggett Democratic Barack Obama [120]
  26 Michael C. Burgess Republican
  27 Solomon P. Ortiz Democratic Barack Obama
  28 Henry Cuellar Democratic Barack Obama
  29 Gene Green Democratic Hillary Clinton [121]
  30 Eddie Bernice Johnson Democratic Barack Obama [122]
  31 John Carter Republican
  32 Pete Sessions Republican
  1 Rob Bishop Republican Utah
  2 Jim Matheson Democratic Barack Obama
  3 Chris Cannon Republican
  At Large Peter Welch Democratic Vermont Barack Obama [123]
  1 Rob Wittman Republican Virginia
  2 Thelma Drake Republican
  3 Robert C. Scott Democratic Barack Obama [124]
  4 Randy Forbes Republican
  5 Virgil Goode Republican
  6 Bob Goodlatte Republican
  7 Eric Cantor Republican
  8 Jim Moran Democratic Barack Obama
  9 Rick Boucher Democratic Barack Obama [125]
  10 Frank Wolf Republican
  11 Thomas M. Davis Republican John McCain [1]
  1 Jay Inslee Democratic Washington Barack Obama
  2 Rick Larsen Democratic Barack Obama [126]
  3 Brian Baird Democratic Barack Obama [127]
  4 Richard "Doc" Hastings Republican
  5 Cathy McMorris Republican
  6 Norm Dicks Democratic Barack Obama
  7 Jim McDermott Democratic Barack Obama [128]
  8 Dave Reichert Republican
  9 Adam Smith Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  1 Alan Mollohan Democratic West Virginia Barack Obama [129]
  2 Shelley Moore Capito Republican
  3 Nick Rahall Democratic Barack Obama [130]
  1 Paul Ryan Republican Wisconsin
  2 Tammy Baldwin Democratic Barack Obama
  3 Ron Kind Democratic Barack Obama
  4 Gwen Moore Democratic Barack Obama [1]
  5 Jim Sensenbrenner Republican
  6 Tom Petri Republican
  7 Dave Obey Democratic Barack Obama [131]
  8 Steve Kagen Democratic Barack Obama [132]
  At Large Barbara Cubin Republican Wyoming
  At Large Eni F.H. Faleomavaega Democratic American Samoa Barack Obama [1]
  At Large Eleanor Holmes Norton Democratic District of Columbia Barack Obama [1]
  At Large Madeleine Bordallo Democratic Guam Barack Obama [133]
  At Large Luis Fortuño Republican Puerto Rico
  At Large Donna Christian-Christensen Democratic Virgin Islands Hillary Clinton [134]

Past Candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Joe Biden

  • Sen. Thomas Carper (DE)

Chris Dodd

  • Rep. Xavier Becerra (CA) (Obama)
  • Rep. Rosa DeLauro (CT) (Obama)
  • Rep. Chris Murphy (CT) (Obama)
  • Rep. Tim Ryan (OH) (Clinton)

John Edwards

  • Rep. Bruce Braley (IA) (Obama)
  • Rep. G.K. Butterfield (NC) (Obama)
  • Rep. Bob Etheridge (NC)
  • Rep. Stephanie Herseth-Sandlin (SD) (Obama)
  • Rep. Charlie Gonzalez (TX) (Obama)
  • Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX) (Obama)
  • Rep. Mike McIntyre (NC)
  • Rep. Mike Michaud (ME)
  • Rep. Brad Miller (NC) (Obama)
  • Rep. Jim Oberstar (MN) (Obama)
  • Rep. Dave Obey (WI) (Obama)
  • Rep. David Price (NC) (Obama)
  • Rep. Heath Shuler (NC) (Clinton)
  • Rep. Bart Stupak (MI)
  • Rep. Mel Watt (NC) (Obama)

Bill Richardson

  • Sen. Jeff Bingaman (NM) (Obama)
  • Rep. Mike Doyle (PA)
  • Rep. Gene Green (TX) (Clinton)
  • Rep. Solomon Ortiz (TX) (Clinton)
  • Rep. Ed Pastor (AZ) (Clinton)
  • Rep. Silvestre Reyes (TX) (Clinton)
  • Rep. Tom Udall (NM)

Republican[edit]

Rudy Giuliani

  • Sen. David Vitter (LA)
  • Sen. Norm Coleman (MN) (McCain)
  • Sen. Kit Bond (MO)
  • Rep. Judy Biggert (IL)
  • Rep. Mary Bono (CA)
  • Rep. Charles Boustany (LA)
  • Rep. Charlie Dent (PA)
  • Rep. David Dreier (CA)
  • Rep. Jo Ann Emerson (MO)
  • Rep. Phil English (PA)
  • Rep. Vito Fossella (NY)
  • Rep. Jim Gerlach (PA)
  • Rep. Peter T. King (NY)
  • Rep. Jerry Lewis (IL)
  • Rep. Frank LoBiondo (NJ)
  • Rep. Candice S. Miller (MI)
  • Rep. Devin Nunes (CA)
  • Rep. Jon Porter (NV)
  • Rep. George Radanovich (CA)
  • Rep. Dave Reichert (WA)
  • Rep. Edward R. Royce (CA)
  • Rep. Pete Sessions (TX)
  • Rep. James T. Walsh (NY)
  • Rep. Jerry Weller (IL)
  • Del. Luis Fortuño (PR)

Mike Huckabee

  • Rep. John Boozman (AR)
  • Rep. Duncan Hunter (CA)
  • Rep. Bob Inglis (SC)
  • Rep. John Linder (GA)
  • Rep. Don Young (AK)

Mitt Romney

  • Sen. Wayne Allard (CO)
  • Sen. Bob Bennett (UT)
  • Sen. Thad Cochran (MS)
  • Sen. Jim DeMint (SC)
  • Sen. Judd Gregg (NH)
  • Sen. Orrin Hatch (UT)
  • Sen. Lisa Murkowski (AK)
  • Rep. Robert Aderholt (AL)
  • Rep. Rodney Alexander (LA)
  • Rep. Brian Bilbray (CA)
  • Rep. Marsha Blackburn (TN)
  • Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite (FL)
  • Rep. Dave Camp (MI)
  • Rep. John Campbell (CA)
  • Rep. Chriss Cannon (UT)
  • Rep. John Carter (TX)
  • Rep. Howard Coble (NC)
  • Rep. Mike Conaway (TX)
  • Rep. Ander Crenshaw (FL)
  • Rep. Vernon Ehlers (MI)
  • Rep. Tom Feeney (FL)
  • Rep. Mike Ferguson (NJ)
  • Rep. Virginia Foxx (NC)
  • Rep. Phil Gingrey (GA)
  • Rep. Kay Granger (TX)
  • Rep. Wally Herger (CA)
  • Rep. Peter Hoekstra (MI)
  • Rep. Jack Kingston (GA)
  • Rep. Joe Knollenberg (MI)
  • Rep. Ron Lewis (KY)
  • Rep. Connie Mack (FL)
  • Rep. Jim McCrery (LA)
  • Rep. Buck McKeon (CA)
  • Rep. Thomas Petri (WI)
  • Rep. Tom Price (GA)
  • Rep. Ralph Regula (OH)
  • Rep. Hal Rogers (KY)
  • Rep. Mike Rogers (AL)
  • Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (CA)
  • Rep. Bill Shuster (PA)
  • Rep. Mike Simpson (ID)
  • Rep. Lamar Smith (TX)
  • Rep. Tom Tancredo (CO)
  • Rep. Lynn Westmoreland (GA)
  • Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY)

Fred Thompson

  • Sen. Lamar Alexander (TN)
  • Sen. Bob Corker (TN)
  • Sen. Jim Inhofe (OK)
  • Sen. Roger Wicker (MS)
  • Rep. J. Gresham Barrett (SC)
  • Rep. Dan Burton (IN)
  • Rep. Steve Buyer (IN)
  • Rep. David Davis (TN)
  • Rep. John Duncan (TN)
  • Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX)
  • Rep. Steve King (IA)
  • Rep. Donald Manzullo (IL)
  • Rep. Thad McCotter (MI)
  • Rep. Susan Myrick (NC)
  • Rep. Jeff Miller (FL)
  • Rep. Adam Putnam (FL)
  • Rep. John Sullivan (OK)
  • Rep. Lee Terry (NE)
  • Rep. Zach Wamp (TN)
  • Rep. Lynn Westmoreland (GA)

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  6. ^ Remaining Colo. supers endorse Obama | Politics West
  7. ^ Dodd to endorse Obama
  8. ^ Lieberman to Endorse McCain William Kristol. The Weekly Standard. December 16, 2007.
  9. ^ US Senator Bill Nelson endorses Barack Obama
  10. ^ Barack Obama : : Change We Can Believe In | Sam Graham-Felsen's Blog: Senator Daniel Akaka Endorses Barack Obama; Delegate Countdown - 151 To Go
  11. ^ TheHill.com - Undeclared senators move to Obama
  12. ^ Sam Brownback Endorses John McCain The Associated Press. November 7, 2007. FoxNews.com
  13. ^ McCain Endorsements March 1, 2007. Retrieved March 13, 2007
  14. ^ Sen. Mikulski endorses Obama
  15. ^ http://www.examiner.com/a-1423975~Sen__Cardin_endorses_Obama.html
  16. ^ Boston Globe
  17. ^ Sam Graham-Felsen's blog. John Kerry Endorses Barack Obama Jeff Zeleny. January 10, 2008. The New York Times.
  18. ^ Obama makes campaign stop in Flint
  19. ^ Debbie Stabenow makes final Michigan superdelegate switch from Hillary Clinton to Barack Obama
  20. ^ http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080331/ap_on_el_pr/obama_endorsement;_ylt=AtS7fd5I6Z7oFM1T6t8PA9hh24cA
  21. ^ AP: Sen. McCaskill to endorse Obama Article. January 12, 2007. USA Today
  22. ^ a b DemConWatch: Superdelegate endorsements for Tuesday 6/3 - Part III
  23. ^ [1] Press Release. January 12, 2008 Nebraska Sen. Nelson Endorses Obama Retrieved January 12, 2009
  24. ^ Story not found - NJ.com
  25. ^ Bob's advice for Barack on getting Latino votes
  26. ^ Senator Jeff Bingaman Endorses Barack Obama. Press Release. April 28, 2008. Barack Obama for President.
  27. ^ Senator Kent Conrad endorses Barack Obama Press Release. December 29, 2007 Obama for America Retrieved December 29, 2007
  28. ^ "Coburn To Endorse McCain". TheAtlantic.com. 2008-01-16. Retrieved 2008-01-16. 
  29. ^ "Wyden calls superdelegate process "preposterous"; endorses Obama" (Blog). In the news. BlueOregon. 4 June 2008. Retrieved December 21, 2008. 
  30. ^ R.I. Democrats endorse Obama
  31. ^ O'Brien, Michael (2011-03-17) Mitt’s backers: ‘RomneyCare’ overblown, The Hill
  32. ^ http://www.badlandsblue.com/showDiary.do?diaryId=481
  33. ^ Why John McCain Had A Pretty Good Month
  34. ^ McCain tries to seal deal News Article. February 7, 2008 The Hill.
  35. ^ Senator Leahy endorses Obama News Article. January 17, 2008 Huffington Post.
  36. ^ a b Murray gets behind Obama
  37. ^ Senator Robert Byrd Endorses Obama for President
  38. ^ "Rockefeller Endorses Obama". The Wall Street Journal. February 29, 2008. 
  39. ^ JS Online: NewsWatch
  40. ^ http://www.madison.com/tct/news/stories/273831
  41. ^ Pastor endorses Clinton for president
  42. ^ "Barack Obama". [dead link]
  43. ^ Rep. Grijalva switches to Obama from Edwards | www.azstarnet.com
  44. ^ Sam Graham-Felsen's Blog Congressman George Miller (D-CA) endorses Barack Obama Lisa Vorderbrueggen. January 10, 2008. Contra Coasta Times.
  45. ^ Rep. Barbara Lee, known for anti-war stance, endorses Obama SFGate.com. Accessed 10 December 2007.
  46. ^ Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher Endorses Hillary Clinton Press Release. July 18, 2007. Hillary for President.
  47. ^ [2] Article. April 11, 2008. The San Francisco Chronicle.
  48. ^ Congressman Pete Stark endorses Obama; Delegate Countdown - 120.5 To Go
  49. ^ [3] Rep. Anna Eshoo endorses Obama; decision 'moves beyond gender or race'. Updated: Thursday, January 31, 2008, 1:09 AM
  50. ^ Zoe Lofgren endorses Barack Obama. Article. January 14, 2008. San Jose Mercury News.
  51. ^ a b Reps. Jim Costa (CA-20) and Dennis Cardoza (CA-18) Endorse Obama; Delegate Countdown -59 To Go
  52. ^ a b c Reps. Bruce Braley (D-IA), Baron Hill (D-IN), and Lois Capps (D-CA) Endorse Obama; Delegate Countdown - 285 To Go
  53. ^ California Congressman Brad Sherman Endorses Clinton Press Release. November 30, 2007. Hillary for President.
  54. ^ a b Rhee, Foon (May 15, 2008). "California congressmen add to Obama superdelegate haul". The Boston Globe. 
  55. ^ 6 L.A. Leaders Decide To Back Barack
  56. ^ Congressman Xavier Becerra endorses Barack Obama Article January 27, 2008. American Chronicle
  57. ^ California Congresswoman Hilda L. Solis Endorses Clinton Press Release. October 17, 2007. Hillary for President
  58. ^ California Rep. Diane Watson Endorses Clinton Press Release. September 27, 2007. Hillary for President
  59. ^ Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard Endorses Hillary Clinton Press Release. June 27, 2007. Hillary for President
  60. ^ Congresswoman Jane Harman Endorses Clinton Press Release. July 18, 2007. Hillary for President.
  61. ^ Congresswoman Laura Richardson Endorses Clinton Press Release. September 13, 2007. Hillary for President.
  62. ^ [4] Press Release. January 18, 2008. "Barack Obama for President"
  63. ^ U.S. Representative Loretta Sanchez Endorses Hillary Clinton for President Press Release. January 18, 2007. Hillary for President.
  64. ^ Perlmutter Endorses Obama | Politics West
  65. ^ a b [5] Congressmen Larson, Murphy to endorse Barack Obama. 10:55 AM EST, January 31, 2008
  66. ^ Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT) Endorses Barack Obama; Delegate Countdown - 62 To Go
  67. ^ Stein, Sam (February 1, 2008). "DeLauro To Endorse Obama On Saturday". Huffington Post. 
  68. ^ Rep. Castor Says She'll Support Obama
  69. ^ Barack 2, Hillary 0; Bishop backs Obama
  70. ^ a b Black Leader Pulls Support From Clinton Press Release. February 15, 2008. New York Times
  71. ^ Barack Obama : : Change We Can Believe In | Sam Graham-Felsen's Blog: Congressman John Barrow Endorses Barack Obama
  72. ^ "Congressman Lipinski backs Obama for president". Chicago Sun-Times. March 26, 2008. [dead link]
  73. ^ Obama backer wins House seat in Republican stronghold - Yahoo! News
  74. ^ "Joe Donnelly - chicagotribune.com". Chicago Tribune. [dead link]
  75. ^ Indiana superdelegate supports Obama
  76. ^ Rep. Andre Carson endorses Obama
  77. ^ [6]. Loebsack to endorse Obama
  78. ^ YouTube - Boswell Endorses Hillary December 14, 2007. Hillary Clinton for President
  79. ^ [7] Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth Endorses Obama
  80. ^ Kentucky Congressman Ben Chandler Endorses Barack Obama for President April 29, 2008. Barack Obama for President
  81. ^ Two More Superdelegates For Obama - Real Clear Politics - Elections 2008 - TIME
  82. ^ Congressman Olver endorses Obama for president
  83. ^ Massachusetts Rep. McGovern Endorses Clinton Press Release. March 29, 2007. Hillary for President.
  84. ^ Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank Endorses Clinton Press Release. November 13, 2007. Hillary for President.
  85. ^ "Capuano endorses Obama for president". The Boston Globe. January 28, 2008. [dead link]
  86. ^ Massachusetts Rep. Stephen Lynch Endorses Clinton Press Release. October 26, 2007. Hillary for President.
  87. ^ "Delahunt says Obama will restore US image abroad". The Boston Globe. December 27, 2007. [dead link]
  88. ^ Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (MI-13) endorses Obama; Delegate Countdown - 36.5 To Go
  89. ^ U.S. Rep. Tim Walz (D-MN) endorses Barack Obama for President
  90. ^ The Swamp: Another day, another endorsement for Obama
  91. ^ Oberstar Endorses Obama Newspaper article. February 1, 2008. Star Tribune.
  92. ^ Chairman Of Homeland Security Commission Endorses Obama News Item. January 22, 2008. The Huffington Post.
  93. ^ Rep. Ike Skelton endorses Clinton - Examiner.com
  94. ^ Missouri Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II Endorses Clinton Press Release. August 21, 2007. Hillary for President.
  95. ^ Shea-Porter to back Obama New Hampshire Union Leader Accessed 10 December 2007.
  96. ^ Rep. Hodes Endorses Obama, part of an expected short list New Hampshire Union Leader. July 26, 2007
  97. ^ a b Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Donald Payne (D-NJ) Back Obama; Delegate Countdown - 165 To Go
  98. ^ New Jersey Rep. Albio Sires Endorses Clinton Press Release. June 22, 2007. Hillary for President
  99. ^ New York Rep. Yvette D. Clarke Endorses Clinton for President Press Release. July 10, 2007. Hillary for President.
  100. ^ Clinton Campaign Announces Veterans and Military Retirees for Hillary Press Release. May 25, 2007. Hillary for President
  101. ^ Butterfield now endorses Obama | newsobserver.com projects
  102. ^ 2008 Presidential Endorsement List Roll Call (No date: article apparently updated on an ongoing basis.)
  103. ^ a b Superdelegates Watt, Price endorse Obama
  104. ^ Shuler confirms, Etheridge uncommitted | newsobserver.com projects
  105. ^ Congressman Brad Miller (D-NC) endorses Barack Obama; Delegate Countdown - 168 To Go
  106. ^ [8] Pomeroy endorses Obama. Janell Cole, The Dickinson Press. Published Thursday, January 31, 2008
  107. ^ Superdelegate Wu backs Obama in Oregon
  108. ^ Oberstar, Blumenauer Back Obama Newspaper article. February 1, 2008. The Hill.
  109. ^ U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah endorses Barack Obama for president Associated Press. December 18, 2007
  110. ^ Endorsement Watch: Press Release. February 3, 2008. Hillary For President
  111. ^ [9] Article. March 18, 2008. The Washington Post
  112. ^ Obama to Receive Kennedy Endorsements Blog Post. January 27, 2008. CBS News.
  113. ^ Spratt to cast superdelegate vote for Obama
  114. ^ AP Newsbreak: SC Congressman Clyburn endorsing Obama[dead link]
  115. ^ News for Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa
  116. ^ Rep. Cohen Endorses Obama; So Does Local Democratic Chairman :: The Memphis Flyer :: Politics Buzz :: Politics
  117. ^ Waco's Edwards Endorses Obama Newspaper Article. February 18, 2008. Waco Tribune-Herald
  118. ^ Texas Rep. Jackson Lee Endorses Clinton Press Release. May 14, 2007. Hillary for President
  119. ^ http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/politics/stories/MYSA021108.gzzendrsobama.en.b082c6be.html Gonzalez endorses Obama
  120. ^ Doggett endorses Obama for President
  121. ^ Rep. Gene Green Endorses Hillary Clinton 'Houston Chronicle.' Newspaper article. February 1, 2008.
  122. ^ Democrats roll out Texas campaigns The Dallas Morning News February 6, 2008
  123. ^ Leahy, Welch endorse Barack Obama Vermont Public Radio. January 18, 2008
  124. ^ U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott endorses Obama for president News Story. December 20, 2007. WRIC Richmond News.
  125. ^ Statement of Congressman Rick Boucher Press Release. January 21, 2008. Obama for America
  126. ^ Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA) endorses Barack Obama; Delegate Countdown - 167 To Go
  127. ^ U.S. Rep. Brian Baird endorses Barack Obama. Seattle Post Intelligence. February 16, 2008.
  128. ^ McDermott endorses Obama
  129. ^ Barack Obama : : Change We Can Believe In | Sam Graham-Felsen's Blog: Congressman Alan B. Mollohan Endorses Barack Obama; Delegate Countdown - 43 To Go
  130. ^ Rahall endorses Barack Obama
  131. ^ Edwards Primary: A Key Win For Obama Blog post. February 8, 2008. The Nation.
  132. ^ U.S. Rep. Steve Kagen endorses Barack Obama for presidential nomination
  133. ^ Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo Endorses Barack Obama; Delegate Countdown - 107 To Go
  134. ^ U.S. Virgin Islands Delegate Donna M. Chistensen Endorses Clinton Press Release. September 16, 2007. Hillary for President.

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