Electoral history of Barack Obama

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Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States (2009–present); United States Senator from Illinois (2005–2008).

Illinois Senate and U.S. House of Representatives elections (1996-2002)[edit]

Illinois Senate, 13th district, 1996

  • Barack Obama (D) - 48,592 (82.16%)
  • David Whitehead (Harold Washington Party) - 7,461 (12.62%)
  • Rosette Caldwell Peyton (R) - 3,091 (5.23%)

Illinois Senate, 13th district, 1998

  • Barack Obama (D) (inc.) - 45,486 (89.17%)
  • Yesse B. Yehudah (R) - 5,526 (10.83%)

US House, Illinois's 1st district, 2000 (Democratic primary), 2000

Illinois Senate, 13th district, 2002

  • Barack Obama (inc.) - 48,717 (100.00%)

United States Senate election (2004)[edit]

Democratic primary for the United States Senate from Illinois, 2004

United States Senate election in Illinois, 2004

  • Barack Obama (D) - 3,598,277 (69.97%)
  • Alan Keyes (R) - 1,391,030 (27.05%)
  • Albert J. Franzen (I) - 81,186 (1.58%)
  • Jerry Kohn (LBT) - 69,276 (1.35%)
  • Mark Kuhnke (R) (write-in) - 2,268 (0.04%)
  • Scott Doddy (I) (write-in) - 339 (0.01%)
  • Donald McArthur-Self (I) (write-in) - 134 (0.00%)
  • Kathy Campbell (I) (write-in) - 129 (0.00%)
  • Shaun Bill (I) (write-in) - 37 (0.00%)
  • Marcus Hester (I) (write-in) - 23 (0.00%)

Presidential primaries (2008)[edit]

2008 Democratic presidential primaries

Excluding penalized contests,[1] only primary and caucuses votes:

Including penalized contests:

2008 Democratic delegate counts:

(2,118 delegates needed to secure nomination)

Pledged delegates"[2]

Including superdelegates

2008 Democratic National Convention (Presidential tally)

  • Barack Obama - chosen by acclamation

Unfinished roll call (13 states, D.C. Guam, American Samoa and Democrats Abroad):

Other results[edit]

2008 New Hampshire Democratic Vice Presidential primary:

2008 United States Presidential Election[edit]

Popular vote:

Electoral vote:

2012 United States Presidential Election[edit]

Presidential candidate Party Home state Popular vote Electoral
vote
Running mate
Count Pct Vice-presidential candidate Home state Elect. vote
Barack Obama Democratic Illinois 65,465,269 50.95% 332 Joe Biden Delaware 332
Mitt Romney Republican Massachusetts 60,782,804 47.31% 206 Paul Ryan Wisconsin 206
Gary Johnson Libertarian New Mexico 1,272,586 0.99% 0 James P. Gray California 0
Jill Stein Green Massachusetts 465,781 0.36% 0 Cheri Honkala Pennsylvania 0
Virgil Goode[3] Constitution Virginia 120,747 0.09% 0 Jim Clymer Pennsylvania 0
Roseanne Barr[3] Peace and Freedom Hawaii 67,229 0.05% 0 Cindy Sheehan California 0
Rocky Anderson[3] Justice Utah 41,986 0.03% 0 Luis J. Rodriguez California 0
Tom Hoefling[3] America's Iowa 40,515 0.03% 0 Jonathan D. Ellis Tennessee 0
Other 222,200 0.17% Other
Total 128,479,117 100% 538 538
Needed to win 270 270

References[edit]

  1. ^ Florida and Michigan violated Democratic National Committee rules by moving their primaries before February 5, 2008, resulting in a nullification of their primaries, until the DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee voted to restore half their delegates.
  2. ^ Political Dashboard - 2008 Presidential Election on Yahoo! News
  3. ^ a b c d "U.S. Election Results by State". Retrieved December 1, 2012.