Who was in Democratic primary in 2008?

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 (without MI and FL)
Popular vote 17,535,458 17,493,836

Who beat Obama in 2008 Democratic primary?

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 were 2008 presidential candidates?

Party nominees

Presidential candidate/running mate Party Campaign site
Barack Obama/Joe Biden (campaign) Democratic, South Carolina United Citizens, New York Working Families barackobama.com
John McCain/Sarah Palin (campaign) Republican, New York Independence, New York Conservative johnmccain.com

Who won Super Tuesday 2008?


State Democratic Winner Republican Winner
Oklahoma Hillary Clinton John McCain
Tennessee Hillary Clinton Mike Huckabee
Utah Barack Obama Mitt Romney
West Virginia‡ Mike Huckabee

Who was Obama up against in 2008?

2008 United States presidential election

Nominee Barack Obama John McCain
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Illinois Arizona
Running mate Joe Biden Sarah Palin
Electoral vote 365 173

Who went against Obama?

2012 United States presidential election

Nominee Barack Obama Mitt Romney
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Illinois Massachusetts
Running mate Joe Biden Paul Ryan
Electoral vote 332 206

Who won the 2008 presidential election?

The 2008 United States elections were held on November 4. Democratic Senator Barack Obama of Illinois won the presidential election, and Democrats bolstered their majority in both Houses of Congress. Obama won his party’s presidential nomination after defeating Senator Hillary Clinton in the 2008 Democratic primaries.

Did Obama win Super Tuesday in 2008?

Super Tuesday IV was held on May 20, 2008, consisting of the Democratic Kentucky and Oregon primaries. A total of 125 delegates were seated as a result of these primaries. Hillary Clinton handily won the Kentucky primary and Barack Obama handily won the Oregon primary.

How many states have Super Tuesday?

Sixteen states held primaries on Super Tuesday, the largest presidential primary election day in U.S. history up to that point.

Who ran for president in 2007?

Joe Biden 2008 presidential campaign

Joe Biden for President 2008
Status Withdrawn; became running mate on August 23, 2008
Announced January 7, 2007
Launched January 31, 2007
Suspended January 3, 2008