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The major candidates for U.S. President in 2008 were: Barack Obama (Democrat) John McCain (Republican) Ralph Nader (Independent) Bob Barr (Libertarian) Chuck Baldwin (Constitution) Cynthia McKinney (Green)
The Prohibition Party suffered a major split and each faction ran a different slate for President and Vice-President. The Presidential candidates were Earl Dodge and Gene Amondsen.
The two major-party candidates were Barack Obama (Democrat) and John McCain (Republican). Mr. Obama won the election and became president that year.
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Barack Obama (D) & John Mcain (R) were the candidates in 2008.
The Democratic Party candidates in the 2008 presidential election were Barrack Obama for U.S. President and Joe Biden for Vice President.
Go to http://www.advanceusa.org/candidate_comparisons_2008.asp which allows you to view comparisons of the major candidates of both parties based on 10 issues. Go to http://www.thebostonchannel.com/compare-candidates/index.html which allows you to select two candidates and compare them side by side. Go to http://www.selectsmart.com/president/2008.html to find which candidate fits your positions on political issues. Go to http://www.selectsmart.com/president/2008/comparethem.html where you can also choose two candidates and compare them side by side. Go to http://www.vote-usa.org/Default.aspx where you can see Republican candidate comparisons and Democrat candidate comparisons.
In 2008, John McCain and Barack Obama ran for President. Barack Obama made history as the first black President ever elected.
Female Major Party Candidates:Geraldine Ferraro - 1984 Democratic Party Vice Presidential NomineeSarah Palin - 2008 Republican Party Vice Presidential Nominee
Senator John McCain was the losing Republican candidate in 2008. There were also some minor party candidates who lost as well.
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In the 2008 US Presidential Election, none of the candidates was an incumbent President or Vice-President. President George W. Bush completed his second term of office, and Vice-President Cheney didn't seek nomination.The Republican candidates were John McCain, US Senator (R-AZ), and Sarah Palin, (R) then-Governor of Alaska.The Democratic candidates were Barack Obama, US Senator (D-IL), and Joseph Biden, US Senator, (D-DE).
The candidates for President in 2008 included Barack Obama, John McCain, Ralph Nader, Bob Barr, Cynthia McKinney, Chuck Baldwin, Alan Keyes, Gloria La Riva, Brian Moore Roger Calero, Charles Jay, Thomas Stevens, and Gene Amondson. Barack Obama won the election for his second term.
These two were the only major candidates in the November election. There are always minor parties who get their candidates' names on the ballots in some states and write-in votes are legal in some states, I think. Ralph Nader was on the ballot in every state and won 0.56% of the popular vote. Of course, several people ran for the nominations in the primaries.
Democratic nominees for U. S. President, 1992-2008:1992: Bill Clinton1996: Bill Clinton2000: Al Gore2004: John Kerry2008: Barack Obama
There have been several female third party candidates for President and Vice President, but the only two female major party Vice-Presidential nominees have been U.S. Representative Geraldine Ferraro of New York for the Democratic Party in 1984 and former Governor Sarah Palin of Alaska for the Republican Party in 2008.
In the 2008 election, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama were the two candidates who battled for the Democratic nomination. Mr. Obama won the nomination, and later, he won the presidency.
No, currently, the two candidates up for election in the United States of America are Barack Obama, and Hillary Clinton. However, there is nothing to rule out the very small possiblity of the new president falling before the end of 2008, and leaving a slot for a new president.
The two major party candidates were U.S. Senators Barack Obama (D-IL) and John McCain (R-AZ).
The first African-American President of the United States, Barack Obama, was elected in 2008. Kosovo declared independence in 2008.
In the United States, there was no election in 2009. There was a presidential election in 2008, when the current president Barack Obama claimed victory over his opponent John McCain.
He has supported both Democratic and Republican candidates-- Endorsements: 2000 George W. Bush (R) for President 2004 John Kerry (D) for President 2006 Rick DeVos (R) for Michigan Governor 2008 Bill Richardson (D) for President