Who were candidates in 2008?

April 27, 2021 Off By idswater

Who were candidates in 2008?

The Democratic ticket of Barack Obama, the junior Senator from Illinois, and Joe Biden, the senior Senator from Delaware, defeated the Republican ticket of John McCain, the senior Senator from Arizona, and Sarah Palin, the Governor of Alaska.

Who did Obama Debate 2008?

October 7: Second presidential debate (Belmont University)

Second presidential debate
Venue Belmont University
Location Nashville, Tennessee
Participants John McCain Barack Obama
Moderator(s) Tom Brokaw of NBC

Who was Obama facing in 2008?

On November 4, 2008, Obama defeated the Republican nominee, Senator John McCain of Arizona, making him the President-elect and the first African American elected President.

Who moderated Obama’s debates?

October 22: Third presidential debate (Lynn University)

Third presidential debate
Venue Lynn University
Location Boca Raton, Florida
Participants Barack Obama Mitt Romney
Moderator(s) Bob Schieffer of CBS

Who won the election in 2008?

2008 Electoral College Results

President Barack Obama [D]
Main Opponent John McCain [R]
Electoral Vote Winner: 365 Total/Majority: 538/270
Vice President Joe Biden (365)
V.P. Opponent: Sarah Palin (173)

When were the presidential debates in 2008?

2008 United States presidential debates/Start dates

Did Mitt Romney run in 2008?

The Mitt Romney presidential campaign of 2008 began on January 3, 2007, two days before Mitt Romney left office as governor of Massachusetts, when he filed to form an exploratory committee with the Federal Election Commission to run for President of the United States as a Republican in the 2008 election.