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2008 Presidential Election

Electoral College Members
  • This list shows the Electoral College members from each State, and the number of popular votes cast for those electors.

  • See the State Certificates of Ascertainment for more information on elector-candidates and popular vote totals.

  • See the State Certificates of Vote to view the elector's votes for President and Vice President.

States beginning with:
A through H   |   I through M   |   N through R   |   S through W


Electors by State:

ALABAMA9 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 4,447,100

1,266,546 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to John McCain and Sarah Palin:

Les Barnett
Will Sellers
Ralph A. Blythe
W. Jack Stiefel
J. Elbert Peters
Matthew Fridy
Robert A. Cusanelli
Cam Ward
James E. Wilson
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

ALASKA3 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 626,932

193,841 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to John McCain and Sarah Palin:

Roy Burkhart
Hope Nelson
Robert Brodie
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

ARIZONA10 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census:  5,130,632

1,230,111 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to John McCain and Sarah Palin:

Bruce Ash
Kurt Davis
Wes Gullett
Sharon Harper
Jack Londen
Beverly Lockett Miller
Lee Miller
Bettina Nava
Randy Pullen
D. Michael Rappoport
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

ARKANSAS6 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 2,673,400

638,017 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to John McCain and Sarah Palin:

Jim Burnett
Reta Hamilton
Rose Bryant Jones
Phyllis Kincannon
Steve Lux
Kermit Parks
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

CALIFORNIA55 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 33,871,648

8,274,473 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Jaime A. Alvarado
William F. Gustav Ayer
Joe Baca Jr.
Ian Robert Blue
Roberta C Brooks
Nathan Eric Brostrom
Mark H Cibula
Robert D. Conaway
Raymond L. Cordova
Lawrence Steven Du Bois
James Paul Farley
John Freidenrich
Mark Friedman
Bobby Gene Glaser
Audrey Gordon
Illene Haber
Robert "Bob" M. Handy
Mary W. Hubert
Aleita Huguenin
Richard Allen Hundrieser
Fred D. Jackson
Patrick Kelly Kahler
Mary Elizabeth Keadle
LeRoy King
Vinz J. Koller
Mark A Macarro
Alma Marquez
Ana Delgado Mascarenas
Betty McMillion
Michael McNerney
Gwen Moore
Jeremy Seiji Nishihara
Gregory Ray Olzack
Nancy Jean Parrish
Lou Paulson
Joe Perez
Anthony Rendon
Frank G. Salazar
David A. Sanchez
Larry Sheingold
Lane Sherman
Stephen Allen Smith
Juadina Stallings
Kenneth D. Sulzer
Aaruni Kumar Thakur
Norma Judith Torres
Silissa Uriarte-Smith
Sid Voorakkara
Greg Warner
Karen D. Waters
Sanford Weiner
Gregory Howes Willenborg
Kelley Schnaitter Willis
James L. Yedor
Christine Raye Young
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

COLORADO9 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 4,301,261

1,288,576 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Wellington Webb
Terry Phillips
Camilla Auger
Pam Shaddock
Jennifer Trujillo-Sanchez
Don Strickland
Ann Knoll man
Margaret Atencio
Polly Baca
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

CONNECTICUT7 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 3,405,565

997,763 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Shirley W. Steinmetz
Nicholas Paindiris
Andrea Jackson Brooks
Jim Ezzes
Lorraine McQueen
Deborah McFadden
Ken Delacruz
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

DELAWARE3 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 783,600

255,459 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

James Johnson
Edward Kaufman
Harriet Smith Windsor
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA3 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 572,059

245,800 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Muriel Bowser
Jerry S. Cooper
Vincent Gray
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

FLORIDA27 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 15,982,378

4,282,074 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Willis Chip Arndt, Jr.
T. Wayne Bailey
Fred Balsera
Terrie Brady
Karl Flagg
Joe Gibbons
Janet Goen
James Golden
Chris Hand
Marlon Hill
Tony Hill
Joan Joseph
Allan Katz
Gena Keebler
Joan Lane
Caren Lobo
Rick Minor
Jared Moskowitz
Angela Rodante
Frank Sanchez
Juanita Scott
Geraldine Thompson
Karen Thurman
Carmen Torres
Kirk Wagar
Enoch Williams
Frederica Wilson
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

GEORGIA15 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census:   8,186,453

2,048,744 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to John McCain and Sarah Palin:

Esther Clark
Dennis Coxwell
Norma Edenfield
Randy Evans
Sue P. Everhart
Leigh Ann Gillis
Judy Goddard
Linda Herren
Rufus Montgomery
Clint Murphy
Sunny Park
Alec Poitevint
John Sours
Allan Vigil
John White
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

HAWAII4 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 1,211,537

325,871 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Joy Kobashiga Wa Lewis
Marie Doloers Stmzar
Amefil Agba Yani
Frances K. Kaga Wa
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

IDAHO4 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 1,293,953

403,012 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to John McCain and Sarah Palin:

Darlene Bramon
Ben Doty
John Erickson
Melinda Smyser
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

ILLINOIS21 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 12,419,293

3,419,673 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Constance A. Howard
Carrie Austin
Andrew Madigan
Ricardo Munoz
James DeLeo
Marge Friedman
Vera Davis
Nancy Shepardson
William Marovitz
Lauren Beth Gash
Debbie Halvorson
Molly McKenzie
Julia Kennedy Beckman
Mark Guethle
Lynn Foster
John Nelson
Mary Boland
Shirley McCombs
Don Johnston
Barbara Flynn Currie
John R. Daley
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

INDIANA11 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 6,080,485

1,374,039 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Jeffrey L. Chidester
Owen "Butch" Morgan
Michelle Boxell
Charlotte Martin
Jerry J. Lux
Connie Southworth
Alan P. Hogan
Myrna E. Brown
Clarence Benjamin
Daniel J. Parker
Cordelia Lewis Burks
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

IOWA7 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 2,926,324

828,940 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Elwood Thompson
Slayton Thompson
Kathleen O'Leary
Jon Heitland
Dennis Ryan
Joe Judge
Audrey Linville
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

KANSAS6 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 2,688,418

699,655 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to John McCain and Sarah Palin:

Tom Arpke
David Kensinger
Mike Pompeo
Jeff Colyer
Kris Kobach
Helen Van Etten
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

KENTUCKY8 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 4,041,769

1,048,462 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to John McCain and Sarah Palin:

Robert E. Gable
Elizabeth G. Thomas
James Henry Snider
Amy B. Towles
Walter A. Baker
Nancy Mitchell
Edna M. Fulkerson
Don Ball
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

LOUISIANA9 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 4,468,976

1,148,275 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to John McCain and Sarah Palin:

Dianne Christopher
Roger F. Villere, Jr.
Lynn E. Skidmore
Joe Lavigne
Billy Nungesser
Alan Seabaugh
Karen Haymon
Charles Davis
Charlie Buckels
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

MAINE4 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 1,274,923

421,923 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Jill Duson
Samuel Shapiro
Robert 0 'Brien
Tracie Reed
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

MARYLAND10 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 5,296,486

1,629,467 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Gene Ransom
A.G. Bobby Fouche
Delores Kelley
Elizabeth Bobo
Guy Guzzone
Michael Barnes
Nathaniel Exum
Susan Lee
Christopher Reynolds
Rainier Harvey
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

MASSACHUSETTS12 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 6,349,097

1,904,097 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Samuel Poulten
Melvin Poindexter
Jason Whittet
Joseph H. Kaplan
John P. Brissette
Raymond A. Jordan
Patricia Marcus
Brenda Brathwaite
Carol Pacheco
Mary Anne Dube
Faye Morrison
Corinne Wingard
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

MICHIGAN17 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 9,938,444

2,872,579 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Ron Gettelfinger
James Hoffa
Richard B. West
Dallas Dean
Ida I. DeHaas
Gary Shepherd
Arturo Reyes II
Whitney Randall Wolcott
Brenda Abbey
Griffin Rivers
David T. Woodward
Kenneth Paul Jenkins
Jessica Mistak
Charlene Yarbrough
Harry Kalogerakos
Roger Short
Arthur D. Shy
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

MINNESOTA10 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 4,919,479

1,573,354 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Arthur Alfred Anderson
Bill Davis
Jim Gremmels
Benjamin Franklin Gross
David W. Lee
William Matthew Little
Alvin William Patton
Jackie Stevenson
Joan Marie Wittman
Donyta Jeannea Wright
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

MISSISSIPPI6 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 2,844,658

724,597 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to John McCain and Sarah Palin:

Jim Barksdale
Barry Bridgforth
Fred Carl
Bobby Chain
Charles Doty
Victor Mavar
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

MISSOURI11 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 5,595,211

1,445,814 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to John McCain and Sarah Palin:

Willis Corbett
Scott Dickenson
Robert Haul
Ronny Margason
Cathy Owens
Ron Muck
Gene Hall
R. Mellene Schudy
Nadine Thurman
Paul Nahon
Jerry Dowell
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

MONTANA3 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 902,195

242,763 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to John McCain and Sarah Palin:

Errol Galt
Thelma Baker
John Brenden
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

NEBRASKA5 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 1,711,263

Statewide: 452,979 popular votes cast for
the at-large electors pledged to John McCain and Sarah Palin:

Norman Riffel
Patricia Dorwart

First Congressional District: 148,179 popular votes cast for
the elector pledged to John McCain and Sarah Palin:
Charles Thone

Third Congressional District: 169,361 popular votes cast for
the elector pledged to John McCain and Sarah Palin:
D. Neal Smith

Statewide: 333,319 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Second Congressional District: 138,752 popular votes cast for
the elector pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:
William Forsee

Note:   Nebraska distributes its electoral votes proportionally, with two at-large electors representing the statewide winning presidential and vice presidential candidates and one elector each from its three Congressional districts. The McCain-Palin ticket won Nebraska overall and will be represented by the two at-large electors, as well as the electors from the First and Third Congressional Districts, where McCain-Palin also won. However, the Obama-Biden ticket won the Second Congressional District and, thus, will be represented by its one elector.

Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

NEVADA5 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 1,998,257

533,736 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Tahis Castro
Ruby Duncan
Ronald L. Hibble
Maggie A. Carlton
Theresa E. Navarro
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

NEW HAMPSHIRE4 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 1,235,786

384,826 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Martha Fuller Clark
Gaeten DiGangi
Edgar Helms
Kathleen Sullivan
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

NEW JERSEY15 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 8,414,350

2,215,422 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Jose Colon
William Fontanez
Gina Genovese
Wilma Grey
Kevin G. Halpern
Victor J. Herlinsky, Jr.
Stacy Lubrecht
Salaheddin Mustafa
Peter D. Nichols
William W. Northgrave
Ken Saunders
Ginger Gold Schnitzer
Carl E. Styles
Shavonda Sumter
Stephen S. Weinstein
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

NEW MEXICO5 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 1,819,046

472,422 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Brian S. Colon
Annadelle Sanchez
Tom Buckner
Christy French
Alvin Warren
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

NEW YORK31 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 18,976,457

4,610,809 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Velda Jeffrey
June F. O'Neill
Dennis Mehiel
David A. Paterson
Andrew Cuomo
Thomas P. DiNapoli
Sheldon Silver
Malcolm Smith
Maria Luna
Robert Master
Pamela Green-Perkins
Helen D. Foster
Jon Cooper
Hakeem Jeffries
Richard Fife
Deborah A. Slott
Terrence Yang
George Arthur
George Gresham
Alan Van Capelle
Inez Dickens
Suzy Ballantyne
Alan Lubin
Bethaida Gonzalez
Christine Quinn
William Thompson
Stuart Applebaum
Maritza Davila
Ivan Young
Barbara Fiala
Frank A. Bolz, III
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

NORTH CAROLINA15 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 8,049,313

2,142,651 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Janice Cole
Louise Sewell
Virginia Tillett
Linda Gunter
Timothy Futrelle
Wayne Abraham
Armin Jancis
Wendy Wood
Michael Cognac
Dan W. DeHart
Harley Caldwell
Samuel Spencer, IV
Patricia Hawkins
David Crawford
Kara Hollingsworth
Amended Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

NORTH DAKOTA3 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 642,200

168,601 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to John McCain and Sarah Palin:

Richard Elkin
Cleo Thompson
Susan Wefald
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

OHIO20 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 11,353,140

2,933,388 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Catherine Barrett
Barbara Tuckerman
Wade Kapszukiewicz
Tamela Lee
Renee Cafaro
Victoria Wulsin
Craig Brown
Jimmy Cotner
Janet Carson
Bruce Johnson
Nannette Whaley
Martha Jane Brooks
Eugene Miller
Fran Alberty
Chris Redfern
John Kostyo
Kelly Gillis
Charleta Tavares
Michael Todd
Ted Strickland
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

OKLAHOMA7 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 3,450,654

960,165 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to John McCain and Sarah Palin:

Virginia Chrisco
Gail Stice
Pete Katzdorn
Robert Cleveland
Mary Phyllis Gorman
Bunny Chambers
Diane Murphy Gunther
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

OREGON7 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 3,421,399

1,037,291 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Michael J. Bohan
Shirley A. Cairns
R.P. Joe Smith
John C. McColgan
Meredith Wood Smith
Frank James Dixon
Bernard Gorter
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

PENNSYLVANIA21 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 12,281,054

3,276,363 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Lynne Abraham
John S. Brenner
Eileen Connelly
Kathi Cozzone
John K. Fetterman
William M. George
Patrick Gillespie
J. Richard Gray
Franco Harris
George P. Hartwick, III
Daylin Leach
Christopher A. Lewis
Valerie McDonald-Roberts
Thomas McMahon
Robert J. Mellow
Michael A. Nutter
Corey D. O'Brien
Joshua Shapiro
Jack Wagner
Michael J. Washo
Wendell W. Young, IV
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

RHODE ISLAND4 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 1,048,319

296,571 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Maryellen Goodwin
Charlene Lima
John J. McConnell, Jr.
Mark Weiner
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

SOUTH CAROLINA8 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 4,012,012

1,034,896 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to John McCain and Sarah Palin:

Benny Kinlaw
Betty Sheppard Poe
Katon E. Dawson
Patrick Bonner Haddon
Rebecca W. Delleney
Shelby M. Phillips
Susan Aiken
Wayland Moody
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

SOUTH DAKOTA3 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census:   754,844

203,054 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to John McCain and Sarah Palin:

Mike Rounds
Dennis Daugaard
Larry Long
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

TENNESSEE11 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 5,689,283

1,479,178 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to John McCain and Sarah Palin:

Beth Campbell
Marilucile Counce
J. Wayne Cropp
Shirley Curry
Winfield Dunn
Jim Haslam, II
Chrystal Horne
Albert McCall, Sr.
Colin Richmond
Sara Sellers
Lisa Wheeler
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

TEXAS34 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census:   20,851,820

4,479,328 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to John McCain and Sarah Palin:

Genny Hensz
Talmadge Heflin
Marcia Daughtrey
Virgil Vickery
Charlie O'Reilly
Brenda Zielke
Mary Darby
Melba McDow
Paul Pressler
James Wiggins
Deborah Cupples
Frank Alvarez
Russ Duerstine
Zan Prince
Bruce Harris
Gordon Starkenburg
Sandra Cararas
Donene O'Dell
Larry Lovelace
Nelda Eppes
Kenneth Corbin
Gene Ryder
Bob Hierynomus
Terese Raia
Arturo Martinez de Vara
Thomas Ferguson
Robert Long
Pat Peale
Joel Yowell
Judith Hooge
Giovanna Searey
Patricia Ann Van Winkle
Ronny Risinger
Frank Eikenburg
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

UTAH5 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 2,233,169

596,030 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to John McCain and Sarah Palin:

Stan Lockhart
Enid Green Mickelsen
Mark Shurtleff
Scott Simpson
Richard Snelgrove
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

VERMONT3 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 608,827

219,262 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Claire Ayer
Euan Bear
Kevin B. Christie
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

VIRGINIA13 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 7,078,515

1,959,532 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Christia V. Rey
Sandra W. Brandt
Betty L. Squire
Susan Johnston Rowland
Marc L. Finney
Dorothy S. Blackwell
James Harold Allen Boyd
Marian A. Van Landingham
Robert Edgar Childress, Jr.
Rolland D. Winter
Janet A. Carver
Michael Jon Khandelwal
Sophie Ann Salley
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

WASHINGTON11 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 5,894,121

1,750,848 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Jafar Siddiqui
Maggie Hanson
Jane M. Buchanan-Banks
Pat M. Notter
Marcus Riccelli
Bradford L. Donovan
Lesley G. Ahmed
Di A. Irons
Calvin L. Edwards
Kristine F. Fallstone
John M. Daniels
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

WEST VIRGINIA5 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 1,808,344

397,466 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to John McCain and Sarah Palin:

Robert Fish
Zane Lawhorn
Catherine Sue McKinney
Mary (Marti) Riggall
Theresa A. Waxman
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

WISCONSIN10 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 5,363,675

1,677,211 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to Barack Obama and Joe Biden:

Ray Rivera
Fred Risser
Rollie Hicks
Polly Williams
Dian Palmer
Gordon Hintz
Christine Bremer-Muggli
Donsia Strong Hill
Jim Doyle
Joe Wineke
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote

WYOMING3 electoral votes
Population, 2000 census: 493,782

164,958 popular votes cast for
electors pledged to John McCain and Sarah Palin:

Rosa Goolsby
Ron Micheli
Susan Thomas
Certificate of Ascertainment   |   Certificate of Vote


Note:   Population figures are from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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