Electoral history of Barack Obama


Electoral history of Barack Obama

Electoral history of Barack Obama, junior United States Senator from Illinois (2005-present) and, as of June 2008, Democratic Party nominee for President of the United States in 2008

Illinois Senate and United States House of Representatives races (1996-2002)

Illinois Senate, 13th district, 1996 [ [http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=430316 Our Campaigns - IL State Senate 13 Race - Nov 05, 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 [ [http://www.ourcampaigns.com/CandidateDetail.html?CandidateID=4577 Our Campaigns - Candidate - Barack Obama ] ] :
* Barack Obama (D) (inc.) - 45,486 (89.17%)
* Yesse B. Yehudah (R) - 5,526 (10.83%)

Illinois' 1st congressional district (Democratic primary), 2000 [ [http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=141037 Our Campaigns - IL District 01- D Primary Race - Mar 21, 2000 ] ] :
* Bobby Rush (inc.) - 59,599 (61.03%)
* Barack Obama - 29,649 (30.36%)
* Donne E. Trotter - 6,915 (7.08%)
* George Roby - 1,501 (1.54%)

Illinois Senate, 13th district, 2002 [ [http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=25122 Our Campaigns - IL State Senate 13 Race - Nov 08, 2002 ] ] :
* Barack Obama (inc.) - 48,717 (100.00%)

United States Senate race (2004)

Democratic primary for the United States Senate from Illinois, 2004 [ [http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=2851 Our Campaigns - IL US Senate - D Primary Race - Mar 16, 2004 ] ] :
* Barack Obama - 655,923 (52.77%)
* Dan Hynes - 294,717 (23.71%)
* Blair Hull - 134,453 (10.82%)
* Maria Pappas - 74,987 (6.03%)
* Gery Chico - 53,433 (4.30%)
* Nancy Skinner - 16,098 (1.30%)
* Joyce Washington - 13,375 (1.08%)
* Estella Johnson-Hunt (write-in) - 10 (0.00%)

United States Senate election in Illinois, 2004 [ [http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=3798 Our Campaigns - IL US Senate Race - Nov 02, 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)

2008 New Hampshire Democratic Vice Presidential primary [ [http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=411802 Our Campaigns - NH US Vice President - D Primary Race - Jan 08, 2008 ] ] :
* Raymond Stebbins - 50,485 (46.93%)
* William Bryk - 22,965 (21.35%)
* John Edwards* - 10,553 (9.81%)
* Barack Obama* 6,402 (5.95%)
* Bill Richardson* (write-in) - 5,525 (5.14%)
* Hillary Rodham Clinton* (write-in) - 3,419 (3.18%)
* Joe Biden* - 1,512 (1.41%)
* Al Gore* - 966 (0.90%)
* Dennis Kucinich* - 762 (0.71%)
* Bill Clinton* - 388 (0.36%)
* John McCain* - 293 (0.27%)
* Christopher Dodd* - 224 (0.21%)
* Ron Paul* - 176 (0.16%)
* Jack Barnes, Jr.* - 95 (0.09%)
* Mike Gravel* - 91 (0.09%)
* Joe Lieberman* - 67 (0.06%)
* Mitt Romney* - 66 (0.06%)
* Mike Huckabee* - 63 (0.06%)
* Rudy Giuliani* - 46 (0.04%)
* Darrel Hunter* - 20 (0.02%)

Vermont Liberty Union Party Presidential primary, 2008 [ [http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=421598 Our Campaigns - VT US President - Liberty Union Primary Race - Mar 04, 2008 ] ] :
* Brian P. Moore - 178 (44.61%)
* Barack Obama* - 25 (6.27%)
* Hillary Rodham Clinton* - 15 (3.76%)
* Ralph Nader* - 5 (1.25%)
* Eugene Victor Debs* - 1 (0.25%)
* Patrick Leahy* - 1 (0.25%)
* John McCain* - 1 (0.25%)
* Richard Norton* - 1 (0.25%)
* Ron Paul* - 1 (0.25%)
* Morgan Phillips* - 1 (0.25%)
* Others - 170 (42.61%)

Minnesota Independence Party Presidential caucus, 2008 [ [http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=419259 Our Campaigns - MN US President - MNI Caucus Race - Feb 05, 2008 ] ] :
* Michael Bloomberg - 50 (50.00%)
* Barack Obama - 20 (20.00%)
* Ron Paul - 20 (20.00%)
* Others - 10 (10.00%)

Connecticut for Lieberman Presidential caucus, 2008 [ [http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=438281 Our Campaigns - CT US President - CFL Caucus Race - Mar 06, 2008 ] ] :
* Barack Obama - 19 (82.61%)
* Ralph Nader - 3 (13.04%)
* No nominee - 1 (4.35%)

MoveOn.org Presidential primary, 2008 [http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=442606] :
* Barack Obama - 197,444 (70.38%)
* Hillary Rodham Clinton - 83,084 (29.62%)

2008 Democratic presidential primaries [ [http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=6315 Our Campaigns - US President - D Primary Race - Jan 03, 2008 ] ] :

Excluding penalized contests, only primary and caucuses votes:
* Barack Obama - 16,706,853
* Hillary Rodham Clinton - 16,239,821
* John Edwards - 742,010
* Bill Richardson - 89,054
* Uncommitted - 82,660
* Dennis Kucinich - 68,482
* Joe Biden - 64,041
* Mike Gravel - 27,662
* Christopher Dodd - 25,300
* Others - 22,556

Including penalized contests:

* Hillary Rodham Clinton - 18,225,175 (48.03%)
* Barack Obama - 17,988,182 (47.41%)
* John Edwards - 1,006,275 (2.65%)
* Uncommitted - 299,610 (0.79%)
* Bill Richardson - 106,073 (0.28%)
* Dennis Kucinich - 103,994 (0.27%)
* Joe Biden - 81,641 (0.22%)
* Scattering - 44,348 (0.12%)
* Mike Gravel - 40,251 (0.11%)
* Christopher Dodd - 35,281 (0.09%)

2008 Democratic delegate counts:

(2,118 delegates needed to secure nomination)

Pledged delegates [ [http://news.yahoo.com/election/2008/dashboard/?d=ST Political Dashboard - 2008 Presidential Election on Yahoo! News ] ] :
* Barack Obama - 1,765
* Hillary Rodham Clinton - 1,637
* John Edwards - 4

Including superdelegates [ [http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=410514 Our Campaigns - US President - Democratic Delegate Count Race - Jan 03, 2008 ] ] :
* Barack Obama - 2,156 (52.79%)
* Hillary Rodham Clinton - 1,922 (47.06%)
* John Edwards - 6 (0.15%)

2008 Democratic National Convention (Presidential tally)
* Barack Obama - chosen by acclamation

Unfinished roll call (13 states, D.C. Guam, American Samoa and Democrats Abroad) [http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=279986] :
* Barack Obama - 3,189 (75.93%)
* Hillary Rodham Clinton - 1,011 (24.07%)

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