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    Presidential Election Process Timeline

  • McCain's Veteran Benefit Dinner

  • Biden Against Abortion

    Biden meets with mothers against abortion.
  • Romney Protests

    Romney attends a protest supporting same-sex marriage.
  • Obama Plays in Basketball Game

    Obama takes part in a charity basketball event supporting cancer research.
  • Huckabee's Campaign Dinner

  • Paul introduces his stance on foreign policy

  • Clinton Fundraises

  • Thompson's Campaign Dinner

  • Hunter Supports Death Penalty

  • Edwards Goes Green

    Edwards goes green hoping to prevent the increase in global warming.
  • Giuliani's Fundraises

  • Primaries

    Primary Election - an election in which party members or voters select candidates for a subsequent election
    Closed Primary - In the case of closed primaries, internal primaries, or party primaries, only party members can vote
    Open Primary - All voters can take part in an open primary, but the party may require them to express their support to the party's values and pay a small contribution to the costs of the primary
  • Iowa Caucus Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - Huckabee
  • Wyoming Caucus Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - Romney
  • New Hampshire Primary Results

    Democrat - Clinton
    Republican - McCain
  • Michigan Primary Results

    Democrat - Clinton
    Republican -Romney
  • South Carolina Primary Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - McCain
  • Nevada Caucus Results

    Democrat - Clinton
    Republican - Romney
  • Florida Primary Results

    Democrat - Clinton
    Republican - McCain
  • Maine Caucus Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - Romney
  • West Virginia Primary Results

    Democrat - Clinton
    Republican - McCain
  • Utah Primary Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - Romney
  • Tennessee Primary Results

    Democrat - Clinton
    Republican - Huckabee
  • Oklahoma Primary Results

    Democrat - Clinton
    Republican - McCain
  • North Dakota Caucus Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - Romney
  • New York Primary Results

    Democrat - Clinton
    Republican - McCain
  • New Mexico Primary Results

    Democrat - Clinton
    Republican - McCain
  • New Jersey Primary Results

    Democrat - Clinton
    Republican - McCain
  • Montana Primary Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - Romney
  • Missouri Primary Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - McCain
  • Minnesota Caucus Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - Romney
  • Massachusetts Primary Results

    Democrat - Clinton
    Republican - Romney
  • Kansas Caucus Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - Huckabee
  • Illinois Primary Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - McCain
  • Idaho Caucus Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - McCain
  • Georgia Primary Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - Huckabee
  • Delaware Primary Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - McCain
  • Connecticut Primary Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - McCain
  • Colorado Caucus Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - Romney
  • California Primary Results

    Democrat - Clinton
    Republican - McCain
  • Arkansas Primary Results

    Democrat - Clinton
    Republican - Huckabee
  • Arizona Primary Results

    Democrat - Clinton
    Republican - McCain
  • Alaska Caucus Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - Romney
  • Alabama Primary Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - Huckabee
  • Washington Primary Results

    Republican - McCain
  • Nebraska Caucus Results

    Democrat - Obama
  • Louisiana Primary Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - Huckabee
  • Virginia Primary Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - McCain
  • Maryland Primary Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - McCain
  • Washington DC Primary Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - McCain
  • Wisconsin Primary Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - McCain
  • Hawaii Caucus Results

    Democrat - Obama
  • Vermont Primary Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - McCain
  • Texas Primary Results

    Democrat - Clinton
    Republican - McCain
  • Rhode Island Primary Results

    Democrat - Clinton
    Republican - McCain
  • Ohio Primary Results

    Democrat - Clinton
    Republican - McCain
  • Mississippi Primary Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - McCain
  • Pennsylvania Primary Results

    Democrat - Clinton
    Republican - McCain
  • North Carolina Primary Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - McCain
  • Indiana Primary Results

    Democrat - Clinton
    Republican - McCain
  • Oregon Primary Results

    Democrat - Obama
    Republican - McCain
  • Kentucky Primary Results

    Democrat - Clinton
    Republican - McCain
  • South Dakota Primary Results

    Democrat - Clinton
    Republican - McCain
  • What is a convention?

    A convention is a large, political, formal assembly where delegates and running candidates from each party meet to discuss common interests. The head of the Democratic convention is Nancy Pelosi. The head of the Republican convention is George Bush. At a convention, candidates give their acceptance speeches.
  • Democrat Convention

    Barack Obama was nominated to represent the Democrats. Convention took place in Denver, Colorado at the Pepsi Center. Convention continues from August 25th-28th.
  • Republican Convention

    John McCain was nominated to represent the Republicans. Convention took place in St. Paul, Minnesota. Convention continues from September 1st-4th.
  • Obama Holds Campaign

  • McCain Makes Speech

  • Election Day

    56th quadrennial Presidential Election. Democrat Barack Obama defeated Republican John McCain with a total of 365 electoral votes. Nine states changed allegiance from the 2004 election. The election was the first in which an African American was elected President. Voter turnout for the 2008 election was the highest in at least 40 years and Obama received the most votes for a presidential candidate in American history.
    Popular vote:
    Obama - 69,456,897
    McCain - 59,934,814
  • Meeting of Electors

    The electors meet in their State to select the President and Vice President of the United States.
    Electoral Vote Results:
    Obama - 365
    McCain - 173
  • Obama Travels

    Obama takes a week to hold campaigns in 15 different states.
  • McCain Holds Campaign Dinner

  • Obama's Inauguration

    Inauguration - a formal ceremony that states the beginning of the president's term in office. When the 20th Ammendment of the Constitution changed.
    OBAMA BECAME PRESIDENT!