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Party NomineesElectoral VotePopular Vote
 PresidentialVice Presidential
  Democratic
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Barack ObamaJoseph Biden36567.8%69,456,89752.9%
  Republican John McCainSarah Palin17332.2%59,934,81445.7%

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BARACK OBAMADemocratJOHN McCAINRepublicanSTATETOTAL VOTESVotes%EVVotes%EV Alabama2,099,819813,47938.7% 1,266,54660.3%9Alaska326,197123,59437.9% 193,84159.4%3Arizona2,293,4751,034,70745.1% 1,230,11153.6%10Arkansas1,086,617422,31038.9% 638,01758.7%6California13,561,9008,274,47361.0%555,011,78137.0% Colorado2,401,3611,288,57653.7%91,073,58944.7% Connecticut1,646,792997,77260.6%7629,42838.2% Delaware412,412255,45961.9%3152,37436.9% Dist. The Col.265,853245,80092.5%317,3676.5% Florida8,390,7444,282,07451.0%274,045,62448.2% Georgia3,924,4401,844,13747.0% 2,048,74452.2%15Hawaii453,568325,87171.8%4120,56626.6% Idaho655,032236,44036.1% 403,01261.5%4Illinois5,523,0513,419,67361.9%212,031,52736.8% Indiana2,751,0541,374,03949.9%111,345,64848.9% Iowa1,543,662828,94053.7%7682,37944.2% Kansas1,235,872514,76541.7% 699,65556.6%6Kentucky1,826,508751,98541.2% 1,048,46257.4%8Louisiana1,960,761782,98939.9% 1,148,27558.6%9Maine731,163421,92357.7%4295,27340.4% Maryland2,631,5961,629,46761.9%10959,86236.5% Massachusetts3,080,9851,904,09761.8%121,108,85436.0% Michigan5,001,7662,872,57957.4%172,048,63941.0% Minnesota2,910,3691,573,35454.1%101,275,40943.8% Mississippi1,289,865554,66243.0% 724,59756.2%6Missouri2,925,2051,441,91149.3% 1,445,81449.4%11Montana490,109231,66747.3% 242,76349.5%3Nebraska801,281333,31941.6%1*452,97956.5%4*Nevada967,848533,73655.1%5412,82742.7% New Hampshire707,611384,82654.4%4316,53444.7% New Jersey3,868,2372,215,42257.3%151,613,20741.7% New Mexico830,158472,42256.9%5346,83241.8% New York7,591,2334,769,70062.8%312,742,29836.1% North Carolina4,310,7892,142,65149.7%152,128,47449.4% North Dakota316,621141,27844.6% 168,60153.3%3Ohio5,698,2602,933,38851.5%202,674,49146.9% Oklahoma1,462,661502,49634.4% 960,16565.6%7Oregon1,827,8641,037,29156.7%7738,47540.4% Pennsylvania6,034,7453,276,36354.3%212,655,88544.0% Rhode Island469,767296,57163.1%4165,39135.2% South Carolina1,920,969862,44944.9% 1,034,89653.9%8South Dakota381,975170,92444.7% 203,05453.2%3Tennessee2,599,7491,087,43741.8% 1,479,17856.9%11Texas8,077,7953,528,63343.7% 4,479,32855.5%34Utah952,370327,67034.4% 596,03062.6%5Vermont325,046219,26267.5%398,97430.4% Virginia3,723,2601,959,53252.6%131,725,00546.3% Washington3,036,8781,750,84857.7%111,229,21640.5% West Virginia713,362303,85742.6% 397,46655.7%5Wisconsin2,983,4171,677,21156.2%101,262,39342.3% Wyoming256,03582,86832.4% 164,95864.4%3 Totals131,278,10769,456,89752.9%36559,934,81445.7%173 

Nebraska supplies a split system because that allocating electoral votes. The state allocates one electoral vote to the winner of each of the state"s three congressional districts, and the remaing 2 to the candidate that wins a plurality the the entire state"s renowned vote. Barack Obama winner a plurality in the 2nd congressional district (Omaha), and also therefore to be awarded one of the state"s five electoral votes.

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Man McCain won a plurality in the 1st and third districts, as well as the as whole state vote and also therefore was awarded four electoral votes. Maine is the just other state that provides a separation system.

 

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