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The Texas Supreme Court dismissed the lawsuit without explanation. 1796 •  Another study by the Center for Media and Public Affairs at George Mason University found the media coverage of Obama to be 72% negative from June 8 to July 21 compared to 57% negative for McCain. Obama trailed in the California polling by an average of 6.0% before the primary; he ended up losing that state by 8.3% of the vote. Change in vote margins at the county level from the 2004 election to the 2008 election. Palin also came off as more down-to-earth and relatable to average Americans than McCain, widely criticized as a "Beltway insider". Nader kündigte an, die Themen Umweltschutz und Sicherheit am Arbeitsplatz in den Mittelpunkt seines Wahlkampfes zu stellen.. However, final pre-election polling found that voters considered Obama's inexperience less of an impediment than McCain's association with sitting President George W. Bush, an association which was rhetorically framed by the Obama campaign throughout the election season as "more of the same". Obama had over 2 million American supporters on Facebook and 100,000 followers on Twitter, while McCain attracted only 600,000 Facebook supporters (likes) and 4,600 followers on Twitter. Februar 2008.. 1988 • Februar war der Super Tuesday, an dem 22 Wahlen gleichzeitig stattfanden. Politik. Together with Maine, which would not split its votes until 2016, Nebraska is one of two states that split their electoral votes, two going to the statewide popular vote winner and the rest going to the winner of each respective congressional district (Nebraska has three, and Maine has two). 2020 • His health care plan proposed creating a National Health Insurance Exchange that would include both private insurance plans and a Medicare-like government run option. Seine Rede vor der Berliner Siegessäule zog rund 200.000 Menschen an. Also, for only the second time since 1936 (1964 being the other), Indiana went Democratic, giving Obama all eight Great Lakes states, the first time a presidential candidate had won all of them since Richard Nixon in 1972.  Voters cast votes for listed presidential candidates but were actually selecting representatives for their state's Electoral College slate.  When the remaining votes were counted after the release of the report, the total number of votes cast in the presidential election was raised to 131.2 million, which surpassed the American University report's preliminary estimate of 126.5 to 128.5 million voters by a factor of between 2% and 4%. Mit über 131 Millionen abgegebenen Stimmen beteiligten sich so viele Menschen wie noch nie zuvor an einer amerikanischen Präsidentschaftswahl.  Obama appeared just before midnight Eastern Time in Grant Park, Chicago, in front of a crowd of 250,000 people to deliver his victory speech. In March, John McCain clinched the Republican nomination after sweeping all four primaries, Texas, Ohio, Vermont, and Rhode Island, putting him over the top of the 1,191 delegates required to win the GOP nomination. November, um Wahlkampf für seinen früheren Vize Joe Biden zu machen. Michelle Obama war gegen die Kandidatur ihre Ehemannes bei der US-Präsidentenwahl 2008. Election Day was on November 4, 2008. Alle weiteren Kandidaten waren selbst mit Write-in-Kandidaturen nur in maximal 30 Staaten wählbar und konnten somit keine Mehrheit im Electoral College erreichen. Popular vote by county. ... Für Obama stimmten bei seiner ersten Wahl 2008 rund 69,5 Millionen Amerikaner. On September 24, 2008, after the onset of the 2008 global financial crisis, McCain announced that he was suspending his campaign to return to Washington so he could help craft a $700 billion bailout package for the troubled financial industry, and he stated that he would not debate Obama until Congress passed the bailout bill.  Diese Auftritte wurden in Europa viel beachtet, aber spielten in der US-Öffentlichkeit nur eine untergeordnete Rolle, da sich wegen der schwelenden Finanzkrise abzeichnete, dass der Innenpolitik im weiteren Wahlkampf eine zentrale Bedeutung zukommen würde. 1876 • 1892 • According to a study by the Pew Internet and American Life project, 35 percent of Americans relied on online video for election news. Plouffe, David. Senator from Delaware, defeated the Republican ticket of John McCain, the senior Senator from Arizona, and Sarah Palin, the Governor of Alaska. Red represents counties that went for McCain; blue represents counties that went for Obama. Ten percent of Americans used social networking sites to learn about the election.  The campaign of Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama filed a lawsuit challenging this. August 2008, sueddeutsche.de, ‚Obama ist der Mann für den Job‘, 28.  In the actual results, Obama outperformed the polls by several points in both states, winning by a significant margin in North Carolina and losing by only 1.1% in Indiana (50.56% to 49.44%). Barack Obama wurde am 20. ... Das Ergebnis Bidens übertrifft die bisher höchste Stimmenzahl von Barack Obama bei seiner ersten Wahl 2008 mit 69,5 Millionen. Dass er die Wahl 2008 dann gewann, hätte seiner Frau Michelle Obama ebenso wenig Last von den Schultern genommen: „der Tribut, den es [eine US-Präsidentschaft, Anm. 1928 • , A poll released in early November 2008 found that voters supporting Obama listed health care as their second priority; voters supporting McCain listed it as fourth, tied with the war in Iraq. 74% of North Carolina's registered African American voters turned out, as opposed to 69% of North Carolinians in general, with Obama carrying 100% (with rounding) of African-American females and African Americans age 18 to 29, according to exit polling. Weitere Kandidaten spielten keine erhebliche Rolle. The Audacity to Win.  However, media interviews suggested that Palin lacked knowledge on certain key issues, and they cast doubt among many voters about her qualifications to be vice president or President. The general election in November is also an indirect election, where voters cast ballots for a slate of members of the Electoral College; these electors in turn directly elect the president and vice president. Obamas unsichtbarer Gegner bei der US-Wahl In Kampf um das Weiße Haus liegt Barack Obama momentan vor seinem Konkurrenten John McCain. Neither Obama, or McCain at the time of the deadline had been confirmed as the candidate for their respective parties.  He was the first African American to win the nomination of a major political party in the United States. Zum Vizepräsidenten wurde Joe Biden, Senator aus Delaware, gewählt. August wurde Bill Gwatney, demokratischer Superdelegierter aus Arkansas und Freund der Familie Clinton, erschossen. Also ineligible to run for an additional term as president was past two-term president Bill Clinton. Der Kandidat zum Vizepräsidenten wird dem Parteitag allerdings vom feststehenden Präsidentschaftskandidaten vorgeschlagen. Weitere Kandidaten spielten keine erhebliche R… Now, because a form of proportional representation and popular vote decided Democratic state delegate contests, numbers were close between Clinton and Obama.  While campaigning, Baldwin voiced his opposition to the Iraq War, the Sixteenth Amendment, Roe v. Wade, the IRS, and the Federal Reserve.  After the Iowa caucus, Joe Biden and Christopher Dodd withdrew from the nomination contest. " After Pennsylvania, Obama had a higher number of delegates and popular votes than Clinton did and was still in a stronger position to win the nomination. , The Louisiana, Nebraska, Hawaii, Wisconsin, U.S. Virgin Islands, the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia primaries and the Washington and Maine caucuses all took place after Super Tuesday in February. 1948 • Schon in den Wochen davor war heftig spekuliert worden, wen Obama als seinen Vizepräsidentschaftskandidaten ernennen werde. 1932 • George W. Bush had become increasingly unpopular among Americans by late 2005 due in part by the growing unpopularity of the Iraq War domestically and internationally, as well as Bush's handling of the financial crisis of 2007–08. Political pundits were now evaluating candidates based on their social media following. He had a wide lead in states won, while Clinton had won majorities in several of the larger states. Auch nach diesen Wahlen zeichnete sich noch kein klarer Sieger ab.  More than 100,000 write-in votes were cast and recorded for a scattering of other candidates, including 62 votes for "Santa Claus" (in ten states) and 11 votes for "Mickey Mouse" (in five states).. Robert J. Blendon, Drew E. Altman, John M. 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"Mark Niquette and Jill Riepenhoff, "'Voters' Flocking to Ohio," Columbus Dispatch, October 22, 2008", "Jill Riepenhoff, "Illegal Voters, or Just Getting Out the Vote?" Media speculation had begun almost immediately after the results of the 2004 presidential election were released. Die Rivalität zwischen den beiden Lagern und die außergewöhnliche Situation, dass beide gesellschaftliche Gruppen repräsentierten – Frauen bzw.  According to exit polls, over 95% of African Americans voted for Obama. It would have required parents to cover their children, but did not require adults to buy insurance. , Huckabee, winner of Iowa, had little to no money and hoped for at least a third-place finish in New Hampshire. In addition, McCain suffered from the ill effects of his captivity in North Vietnam and reportedly had difficulty lifting his arms above his head.  Some analysts cited a large Latino turnout that voted for Clinton as the deciding factor. , Jeder amerikanische Bürger darf jedem Kandidaten maximal 4.600 Dollar während eines Präsidentschaftswahlkampfes spenden, jeweils 2.300 Dollar im Vorwahlkampf und im Hauptwahlkampf..  The Obama campaign and others alleged that members of the McCain campaign had also voted without properly establishing residency. 1912 • This put the projected electoral vote count at 365 for Obama and 173 for McCain. , John McCain stellte in einer Wahlkampfveranstaltung in Dayton (Ohio) die Gouverneurin von Alaska, Sarah Palin, als Kandidatin für das Amt der Vizepräsidentin auf. Der Termin des Super Tuesdays war bei beiden Parteien der 5. Oktober 2008 um 06:34 Uhr Rassismus als Tabuthema : Obamas unsichtbarer Gegner Washington (RPO). , Not only did the Internet allow candidates to raise money, but also it gave them a tool to appeal to newer and younger demographics.  The Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico closed February for the Republicans. He was the first Democrat to win without Arkansas since that state joined the Union in 1836 and the first Democrat to win the presidency without winning West Virginia since 1916. The majority of states allowed early voting, with all states allowing some form of absentee voting.