2008 United States presidential election (President Powell)

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2004 United States presidential election

← 2004 November 4, 2008 2012 →

538 members of the Electoral College
270 electoral votes needed to win
Turnout 56.7% Increase 5.5 pp

Nominee Tommy Thompson Hillary Clinton
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Wisconsin New York
Running mate George Allen Evan Bayh
Electoral vote 281 257
States carried 32 18 + ME-01 + DC
Popular vote 69,059,899 52,244,358
Percentage 51.2% 47.1%

Presidential election results map. Red denotes states won by Thompson/Allen and blue denotes those won by Clinton/Bayh. Numbers indicate electoral votes cast by each state and the District of Columbia.

President before election

Colin Powell

Elected President

Tommy Thompson