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2008 Presidential Election

States Won by Democrat Barack Obama: 28
California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin




States Won by Republican John McCain: 22
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, Wyoming




Top Obama District:
NY-16 (Serrano) -- 95%




Top McCain District:
AL-6 (Bachus) -- 77%




McCain Victories in Kerry Districts
Districts that Republican John McCain won in 2008 that were carried by Democrat John Kerry in 2004




Representative District McCain % Bush %
John Murtha (D) PA-12 49 49




Obama Victories in Bush Districts
Districts that Democrat Barack Obama won in 2008 that were carried by Republican George W. Bush in 2004




Representative District Obama % Kerry %
Dan Lungren (R) CA-3 49 41
Jerry McNerney (D) CA-11 54 45
Dennis Cardoza (D) CA-18 59 49
Elton Gallegly (R) CA-24 51 43
Buck McKeon (R) CA-25 49 40
David Dreier (R) CA-32 51 44
Ken Calvert (R) CA-44 50 40
Mary Bono Mack (R) CA-45 52 43
Loretta Sanchez (D) CA-47 60 49
John Campbell (R) CA-48 49 40
Brian Bilbray (R) CA-50 51 44
Alan Grayson (D) FL-8 52 45
Bill Young (R) FL-10 52 49
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) FL-18 51 46
Sanford Bishop (D) GA-2 54 50
John Barrow (D) GA-12 55 49
Peter Roskam (R) IL-6 56 47
Melissa Bean (D) IL-8 56 44
Debbie Halvorson (D) IL-11 53 46
Judy Biggert (R) IL-13 54 45
Bill Foster (D) IL-14 55 44
Don Manzullo (R) IL-16 53 44
Joe Donnelly (D) IN-2 54 43
Leonard Boswell (D) IA-3 54 50
Tom Latham (R) IA-4 53 48
Dennis Moore (D) KS-3 51 44
Bart Stupak (D) MI-1 50 46
Dave Camp (R) MI-4 50 44
Fred Upton (R) MI-6 54 46
Mark Schauer (D) MI-7 52 45
Mike Rogers (R) MI-8 53 45
Gary Peters (D) MI-9 56 49
Thaddeus McCotter MI-11 54 47
Tim Walz (D) MN-1 51 47
Erik Paulsen (R) MN-3 52 48
Lee Terry (R) NE-2 50 39
Dina Titus (D) NV-3 55 49
Carol Shea-Porter (D) NH-1 53 48
Frank LoBiondo (R) NJ-2 54 49
John Adler (D) NJ-3 52 49
Leonard Lance (R) NJ-7 50 47
Tim Bishop (D) NY-1 51 49
John Hall (D) NY-19 51 45
Patrick Murphy (D) NY-20 51 46
John McHugh (R) NY-23 52 47
Michael Arcuri (D) NY-24 50 47
Bob Etheridge (D) NC-2 52 46
Larry Kissell (D) NC-8 52 45
Steve Driehaus (D) OH-1 55 50
Pat Tiberi (R) OH-12 54 49
Mary Jo Kilroy (D) OH-15 54 50
Kurt Schrader (D) OR-5 54 49
Rubén Hinojosa (D) TX-15 60 49
Ciro Rodriguez (D) TX-23 51 43
Solomon Ortiz (D) TX-27 53 45
Henry Cuellar (D) TX-28 56 46
Glenn Nye (D) VA-2 50 42
Randy Forbes (R) VA-4 50 43
Frank Wolf (R) VA-10 53 44
Gerald Connolly (D) VA-11 57 49
Brian Baird (D) WA-3 53 48
Paul Ryan (R) WI-1 51 46
Tom Petri (R) WI-6 50 43
Steve Kagen (D) WI-8 53 44




Democratic Districts that Voted for McCain
Democrats in districts won by Republican John McCain




Representative District McCain % Obama %
Bobby Bright AL-2 63 37
Parker Griffith AL-5 61 38
Ann Kirkpatrick AZ-1 54 44
Harry Mitchell AZ-5 51 47
Gabrielle Giffords AZ-8 52 46
Marion Berry AR-1 59 38
Vic Snyder AR-2 54 44
Mike Ross AR-4 58 39
John Salazar CO-3 50 48
Betsy Markey CO-4 50 49
Allen Boyd FL-2 54 45
Suzanne Kosmas FL-24 51 49
Jim Marshall GA-8 56 43
Walt Minnick ID-1 62 36
Brad Ellsworth IN-8 51 47
Baron Hill IN-9 50 48
Ben Chandler KY-6 55 43
Charlie Melancon LA-3 61 37
Frank Kratovil MD-1 59 40
Collin Peterson MN-7 50 47
Travis Childers MS-1 62 37
Gene Taylor MS-4 67 32
Ike Skelton MO-4 60 38
Harry Teague NM-2 50 49
Michael McMahon NY-13 51 49
Eric Massa NY-29 50 48
Mike McIntyre NC-7 52 47
Heath Shuler NC-11 52 47
Earl Pomeroy ND-AL 53 45
Charlie Wilson OH-6 50 48
John Boccieri OH-16 50 48
Zack Space OH-18 53 45
Dan Boren OK-2 66 35
Kathy Dahlkemper PA-3 49 49
Jason Altmire PA-4 55 44
Christopher Carney PA-10 53 45
John Murtha PA-12 49 49
Tim Holden PA-17 51 48
John Spratt SC-5 53 46
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin SD-AL 53 45
Lincoln Davis TN-4 64 34
Bart Gordon TN-6 62 37
John Tanner TN-8 56 43
Chet Edwards TX-17 67 32
Jim Matheson UT-2 58 40
Tom Perriello VA-5 51 48
Rick Boucher VA-9 59 40
Alan Mollohan WV-1 57 42
Nick Rahall WV-3 56 42




Republican Districts that Voted for Obama
Republicans in districts won by Democrat Barack Obama




Representative District Obama % McCain %
Dan Lungren CA-3 49 49
Elton Gallegly CA-24 51 48
David Dreier CA-32 51 47
Buck McKeon CA-25 49 48
Ken Calvert CA-44 50 49
Mary Bono Mack CA-45 52 47
John Campbell CA-48 49 49
Brian Bilbray CA-50 51 47
Michael Castle DE-AL 62 37
Bill Young FL-10 52 47
Iliana Ros-Lehtinen FL-18 51 49
Peter Roskam IL-6 56 43
Mark Kirk IL-10 61 38
Judy Biggert IL-13 54 44
Don Manzullo IL-16 53 46
Tom Latham IA-4 53 45
Anh "Joseph" Cao LA-2 75 23
Dave Camp MI-4 50 48
Fred Upton MI-6 54 44
Mike Rogers MI-8 53 46
Thaddeus McCotter MI-11 54 45
Erik Paulsen MN-3 52 46
Lee Terry NE-2 50 49
Frank LoBiondo NJ-2 54 45
Leonard Lance NJ-7 50 49
John McHugh NY-23 52 47
Pat Tiberi OH-12 54 45
Jim Gerlach PA-6 58 41
Charlie Dent PA-15 56 43
Randy Forbes VA-4 50 49
Frank Wolf VA-10 53 46
Dave Reichert WA-8 57 42
Paul Ryan WI-1 51 47
Tom Petri WI-6 50 49
 
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