The Vermont Election in 2008 consisted of elections for federal, state, and local elections. All state offices are for two years; all terms expired in 2008. Elections included the gubernatorial, all state offices, including all state senators and representatives, the federal Congress and the presidential. There was no federal Senate seat open.
A primary election in August determined which candidates parties would choose to run in the general election in November. An earlier "primary" selected Vermont's choices for candidates for president.
72% of the voters, 327,301, turned out for the general election. This was the highest percentage, so far, in the 21st century. A record 26% of young voters turned out.
On February 24, 2008, polls showed Sen. Barack Obama leading Sen. Hillary Clinton by an average margin of 24% (57% to 33%), with 10% Not Sure.
Democratic Party Results 
prior to contest
Republican Party Results 
* Candidate dropped out of the race before the primary
See also 
- ^ Hallenbeck, Terri (25 July 2010). "Primary Indifference? Political season collides with vacation season". Burlington, Vermont: Burlington Free Press. pp. 1A, 4A.
- ^ LaFarge, Pier (11 August 2010). "My Turn: Young people demand climate action". Burlington, Vermont: Burlington Free Press. pp. 5B.
- ^ "Vermont Democratic Presidential Primary". Rasmussenreports.com. 2008-02-24. Archived from the original on 2008-02-28. Retrieved 2008-03-03.
- ^ 2008 Vermont Democratic Presidential Primary