What were the 2008 US presidential primary contests?

What were the 2008 US presidential primary contests?

Following tradition, the 2008 primary calendar began with the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary. The Nevada caucuses and the South Carolina primary were the third and fourth contests sanctioned by the Democratic National Committee.

What was the result of the 2008 Nevada caucuses?

^ Higher turnout from Obama supporters at the Nevada state convention on May 17 resulted in a 14–11 delegate split, in contrast to the 13-12 split predicted by the precinct caucuses on January 19. See: Obama flips Clinton’s Nevada win; captures more national delegates, Inside Nevada Politics, May 17, 2008.

What was the voter turnout in the 2008 election?

From January 3 through February 5, Democratic turnout exceeded Republican turnout, 19.1 million to 13.1 million. In the first five weeks of 2008, ‘voter turnout’ was a phrase that was used almost exclusively in connection with the Democratic Party.

What was the result of the 2008 New York Democratic National Convention?

Retrieved March 20, 2008. ^ The final result of the state convention on May 24 was a 10–3 split in pledged delegates. A 9–4 split had been predicted after the precinct caucuses on February 5.

Will Feingold run for president in 2008?

^ “Feingold closer to decision on presidential run”. NBC News. Associated Press. 2006-11-09. Retrieved 2007-03-21. ^ Magney, Reid (2006-11-21). “Feingold focusing on Senate work, won’t rule out VP role”. La Crosse Tribune. Retrieved 2007-03-21. ^ Gilbert, Craig (2006-11-11). “Feingold rules out 2008 run for president”. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Is John Kerry going to run for president in 2008?

“Kerry isn’t ruling out 2008 run: Says ‘botched joke’ won’t affect move”. Associated Press. ^ King, John; Ed Henry; Mark Preston (2007-01-24). “Kerry decides against 2008 presidential run”. CNN.com. Retrieved 2007-03-21. ^ “8 for ’08 : The White House Project and Parade Announce Eight Female Candidates for 2008 Presidency” (Press release).

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