Summary of findings voters overwhelmingly believe that the media wants barack obama to win the presidential election by a margin of 70%-9%, americans say most journalists want to see obama, not john mccain, win on nov 4 [see “winning the media campaign” released october 22, 2008. Obama wins election by adam nagourney nov 4, 2008 continue reading the main story share this page continue reading the main story photo supporters of senator barack obama cheered during a rally in chicago on tuesday as they heard that he won in pennsylvania credit doug mills/the new york times. 2008 group obama mccain all voters pct 53% 45% sex men 47 49 48 women 53 56 43 race white 74 43 55 african-american 13 sample of 18,018 voters consisted of 15,640 voters as they left the voting booths on election day november 4, 2008 and a telephone absentee/early voters. Barack obama captured the white house on the strength of a substantial electoral shift toward the democratic party and by winning a number of key groups in the middle of the electorate overall, 39% of voters were democrats while 32% were republicans — a dramatic shift from 2004 when the electorate. Democratic senator barack obama has been elected the first black president of the united states, prompting celebrations across the country it's been a long time coming, but tonight change has come to america, the president-elect told a jubilant crowd at a victory rally in chicago his rival john mccain.
11/05/2008 02:37 am est share on facebook share on twitter barack obama's sweeping victory to become president of the united states sends him to the white house to face what may be the worst national financial crisis since the time of franklin roosevelt's election in 1932 obama won on his own. Obama won 52 percent of the nation's popular vote, and had a 338-163 advantage in electoral votes wednesday morning, \[\] obama spent a record- shattering $293 million on tv ads between january 1, 2007, and october 29, 2008, according to tns media intelligence mccain spent $132 million. Senator barack obama won the 2008 presidential election his victory came at the end of the longest, and most interesting election in american history the 2008 election was the first election in 50 years, in which there was no incumbent president or vice president from either party competing for the presidential.
The campaign that obama ran in 2008, powered by 'hope' in the lead up to the presidential election is to be considered as nothing less than spectacular obama was to win the presidency with the largest margin of victory of any democratic candidate in history his victory signalled a cultural and political. The presidential election of 2008 will go down in history for an obvious symbolic reason that will inspire future generations this proved true: exit polls revealed that obama had won nearly 70 percent of the vote among americans under age 25—the highest percentage since us exit polling began in. The new national poll from public policy polling (d) has an astonishing number about paranoia among the gop base: republicans do not think president obama actually won the 2008 election — instead, acorn stole it this number goes a long way towards explaining the anger of the tea party crowd.
Here are five reasons why he won and five reasons why she lost why obama won message obama's change message was far superior in 2008 to hillary's experience message with a majority of americans telling pollsters the country is on the wrong track, this is a change election, as even john. Why obama won president-elect barack obama waves as he takes the stage at his election night party in chicago's grant park, tuesday, nov 4, 2008 ap share tweet reddit flipboard email this analysis was written by cbs news political consultant stanley feldman.
Latest results, headlines and video, candidates' positions on the issues, fundraising totals, states to watch news and analysis, and a unique side-by-side visual comparison of the republican and democratic presidential candidates. On election night in 2008, when then senator barack obama won virginia, it became apparent that he would go on to win the election here's a look back at that historic moment following is the associated press' news report from november 5, 2008 washington (ap) -- barack obama swept to victory as. On november 4, 2008, after a campaign that lasted nearly two years, americans elected illinois senator barack obama their 44th president truce, return excess money from donors, and stay within the public financing system for the general election” and that if he won the democratic nomination he would. Barack obama decisively won the presidential election, for many solid reasons and due to many factors, including weaknesses of his republican opponent, sen john mccain this article enumerates and explains five top reasons why obama won win the 2008 race to become the 44th president of the.
We called north carolina for obama yesterday, and you can read some of my first thoughts about what it meant for the state to not only go democratic, but elect the first african-american president, here. Barack obama is the first president in more than five decades to win at least 51 percent of the national popular vote twice, according to a revised vote count in new york eight weeks after the nov 6 election state election officials submitted a final tally on dec 31 that added about 400,000 votes, most of.
How barack obama won a state-by-state guide to the historic 2008 presidential election a state-by-state guide to the historic 2008 presidential election by chuck todd and sheldon gawiser. On this day in 2008, senator barack obama of illinois defeats senator john mccain of arizona to become the 44th us president, and the first african american elected to the white house the 47-year-old democrat garnered 365 electoral votes and nearly 53 percent of the popular vote, while his 72-year-old republican. The 2008 election, once obama secured the nomination, was very much about obama and no one else sure, mccain won the republican nomination and he selected sarah palin as his running mate we all enjoyed the semblance of a contest but it was never a contest it didn't need another campus tour.
We still have four days before the next president of the united states is officially decided, but eight years ago on this day americans were in the midst of casting their ballots election day 2008 came on nov 4, with then-us senator from illinois barack obama winning 365 electoral votes to john mccain's. To win a state that obama carried by 4 percentage points last time, romney of course needed a fair number of voters to switch sides, or to hope that obama's 2008 supporters would not turn out in anywhere close to the same numbers my admittedly anecdotal impressions over the course of the day were. On election night in 2008, when then senator barack obama won virginia, it became apparent that he would go on to win the election here's a look back at tha.