Minnesota Secretary Of State - 2008 General Election Results
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2008 General Election Results


Votes for U.S. President and Vice President
Candidate Party Total Votes Percent
JOHN MCCAIN AND SARAH PALIN Republican 1,275,409 43.82%
BARACK OBAMA AND JOE BIDEN Democratic-Farmer-Labor 1,573,354 54.06%
CYNTHIA MCKINNEY AND ROSA CLEMENTE Green 5,174 0.18%
RÓGER CALERO AND ALYSON KENNEDY Socialist Workers 790 0.03%
RALPH NADER AND MATT GONZALEZ Independent 30,152 1.04%
BOB BARR AND WAYNE A. ROOT Libertarian 9,174 0.32%
CHUCK BALDWIN AND DARRELL CASTLE Constitution 6,787 0.23%
WRITE-IN** Write-In 9,496 0.33%
JONATHAN ALLEN AND JEFFREY STATH** Write-In 0 0%
JAMES GERMALIO AND MARTIN WISHNATSKY** Write-In 0 0%
KEITH RUSSELL JUDD AND MONTY JUDD** Write-In 0 0%
ALAN KEYES AND BRIAN RORBAUGH** Write-In 22 0%
GLEN JOHN MANSFIELD AND VANESSA SURRATT** Write-In 0 0%
JEFFREY S. LEHMANN AND ERIC WASNESS** Write-In 0 0%
MEL MOENCH AND MICHAEL REYNOLDS** Write-In 0 0%
CURTIS MONTGOMERY AND JANICE MONTGOMERY** Write-In 1 0%
BRIAN MOORE AND STEWARD A. ALEXANDER** Write-In 7 0%
FRANK MOORE AND SUSAN BLOCK** Write-In 0 0%
DEBRA JOYCE RENDEROS AND OSCAR R. RENDEROS** Write-In 0 0%
OSCAR R. RENDEROS AND DEBRA JOYCE RENDEROS** Write-In 0 0%
PLATT ROBERTSON AND SCOTT FALLS** Write-In 0 0%
JOE SCHRINER AND DALE WAY** Write-In 3 0%
DAVID JON SPONHEIM AND MARSHAL TANCHUCK** Write-In 0 0%
Votes for U.S. Senator*
Candidate Party Total Votes Percent
DEAN BARKLEY Independence 437,505 15.15%
NORM COLEMAN Republican 1,212,317 41.98%
AL FRANKEN Democratic-Farmer-Labor 1,212,629 41.99%
CHARLES ALDRICH Libertarian 13,923 0.48%
JAMES NIEMACKL Constitution 8,907 0.31%
WRITE-IN** Write-In 2,340 0.08%
MICHAEL CAVLAN** Write-In 13 0%
JOHN H. EVAN** Write-In 0 0%
ANTHONY KEITH PRICE** Write-In 12 0%
JACK SHEPARD** Write-In 0 0%

*See 2008 State Recounts for more information on vote totals for the U.S. Senator race

Votes on Proposed Constitutional Amendment
Vote Total Votes Percent
YES 1,635,046 56.00%
NO 1,141,540 39.09%
ESTIMATED BLANKS 143,628 4.91%
ESTIMATED TOTAL VOTERS 2,920,214 100.00%

For more election results, see the Complete Election Results or Precinct Results Spreadsheet