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Senator Obama on the campaign trail

"Barack Obama served as the 44th "President of the United States (2009–2017) and as a "United States Senator from "Illinois (2005–2008).

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

"Illinois Senate, 13th district, 1996

Illinois Senate, 13th district, 1998

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

Illinois Senate, 13th district, 2002

United States Senate election (2004)[edit]

Democratic primary for the "United States Senate from "Illinois, 2004

"United States Senate election in Illinois, 2004

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

Including "superdelegates

"2008 Democratic National Convention ("Presidential tally)

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]

Presidential candidate Party Home state Popular vote Electoral
vote
Running mate
Count Percentage Vice-presidential candidate Home state Electoral vote
"Barack Obama "Democratic "Illinois 69,456,897 52.92% 365 "Joe Biden "Delaware 365
"John McCain "Republican "Arizona 59,934,786 45.66% 173 "Sarah Palin "Alaska 173
"Ralph Nader "Independent "Connecticut 738,475 0.56% 0 "Matt Gonzalez "Texas 0
"Bob Barr "Libertarian "Georgia 523,686 0.40% 0 "Wayne Allyn Root "New York 0
"Chuck Baldwin "Constitution "Florida 199,314 0.15% 0 "Darrell Castle "Tennessee 0
"Cynthia McKinney "Green "Georgia 161,603 0.12% 0 "Rosa Clemente "New York 0
Other 226,908 0.17% Other
Total 131,241,669 100% 538 538
Needed to win 270 270

Electoral vote:

2012 United States Presidential Election[edit]

Presidential candidate Party Home state Popular vote Electoral
vote
Running mate
Count Percentage Vice-presidential candidate Home state Electoral vote
"Barack Obama (Incumbent) "Democratic "Illinois 65,915,795 51.06% 332 "Joe Biden "Delaware 332
"Mitt Romney "Republican "Massachusetts 60,933,504 47.20% 206 "Paul Ryan "Wisconsin 206
"Gary Johnson "Libertarian "New Mexico 1,275,971 0.99% 0 "James P. Gray "California 0
"Jill Stein "Green "Massachusetts 469,627 0.36% 0 "Cheri Honkala "Pennsylvania 0
"Virgil Goode "Constitution "Virginia 122,389 0.09% 0 "Jim Clymer "Pennsylvania 0
"Roseanne Barr "Peace and Freedom "Hawaii 67,326 0.05% 0 "Cindy Sheehan "California 0
"Rocky Anderson "Justice "Utah 43,018 0.03% 0 "Luis J. Rodriguez "California 0
"Tom Hoefling "America's "Iowa 40,628 0.03% 0 "J.D. Ellis "Tennessee 0
Other 217,152 0.19% Other
Total 129,085,409 100% 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.
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