2008 Democratic Party presidential primaries

Who was in the 2008 Democratic primaries?

2008 Democratic Party presidential primaries

Candidate Barack Obama Hillary Clinton
Home state Illinois New York
Delegate count 2,272.5 1,978
Contests won 33 23
Popular vote 17,535,458 17,493,836

Who were the Democratic contenders in 2008?

January 14 to June 8, 2008

Nominee Barack Obama Hillary Clinton
Party Democratic Democratic
Home state Illinois New York
States carried 29 + D.C 21
Popular vote 17,584,692 17,857,501

Who did Jimmy Carter run against in the Democratic primary?

1976 Democratic Party presidential primaries

Candidate Jimmy Carter George Wallace
Home state Georgia Alabama
Contests won 30 3
Popular vote 6,235,609 1,955,388
Percentage 39.2% 12.3%

Who won New Hampshire primary in 2008?

2008 New Hampshire Democratic presidential primary

Candidate Hillary Clinton Barack Obama
Home state New York Illinois
Delegate count 9 9
Popular vote 112,404 104,815
Percentage 39.1% 36.5%

Who ran against Ronald Reagan?

1980 United States presidential election

Nominee Ronald Reagan Jimmy Carter
Party Republican Democratic
Home state California Georgia
Running mate George H. W. Bush Walter Mondale
Electoral vote 489 49

Who came first Carter or Reagan?

Republican Ronald Reagan won the election in a landslide, receiving 489 electoral votes, defeating incumbent Democrat Jimmy Carter, who received 49. Reagan received the highest number of electoral votes ever won by a non-incumbent presidential candidate.

Did Obama win NH 2008?

Democratic nominee Barack Obama won New Hampshire with a margin of 9.61%. Obama took 54.13% to Republican John McCain’s 44.52%.

Who won Vermont in 2008?

Voters chose three representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president. Vermont was won by Democratic nominee Barack Obama with 67.46%, to Republican John McCain’s 30.45%, a Democratic victory margin of 37.01%.

What were the 2008 US presidential primary contests?

Following tradition, the 2008 primary calendar began with the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary. The Nevada caucuses and the South Carolina primary were the third and fourth contests sanctioned by the Democratic National Committee.

What was the voter turnout in the 2008 election?

From January 3 through February 5, Democratic turnout exceeded Republican turnout, 19.1 million to 13.1 million. In the first five weeks of 2008, ‘voter turnout’ was a phrase that was used almost exclusively in connection with the Democratic Party.

What was the result of the 2008 New York Democratic National Convention?

Retrieved March 20, 2008. ^ The final result of the state convention on May 24 was a 10–3 split in pledged delegates. A 9–4 split had been predicted after the precinct caucuses on February 5.

What was the result of the 2008 Nevada caucuses?

^ Higher turnout from Obama supporters at the Nevada state convention on May 17 resulted in a 14–11 delegate split, in contrast to the 13-12 split predicted by the precinct caucuses on January 19. See: Obama flips Clinton’s Nevada win; captures more national delegates, Inside Nevada Politics, May 17, 2008.