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Barack Obama: The Complete Electoral History

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Barack Obama: The Complete Electoral History

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President Barack Obama calls Wisconsin volunteers as he visits a campaign office call center.

President Obama has run for office seven times, beginning with his campaign for Illinois state senate in 1996. So far, he’s 5-1, with one final result to be determined tonight.               

    1996 Democratic primary, 13th Illinois state senate district:
    Unopposed

    1996 general election, 13th Illinois state senate district:
    Barack Obama 82 percent
    David Whitehead (Harold Washington Party) 13 percent
    Rosette Caldwell Peyton (Republican) 5 percent

    1998 Democratic primary, 13th Illinois state senate district:
    Unopposed

    1998 general election, 13th Illinois state senate district:

    Barack Obama 89 percent
    Yesse Yehudah (Republican) 11 percent

    2000 Democratic primary, 1st Congressional District:
    Bobby Rush 59 percent
    Barack Obama 30 percent
    Donee Trotter 7 percent

    2002 Democratic primary, 13th Illinois state senate district:
    Unopposed

    2002 general election, 13th Illinois state senate district:
    Unopposed

    2004 Democratic primary, U.S. Senate:

    Barack Obama, 53 percent
    Dan Hynes, 24 percent
    Blair Hull, 11 percent
    Maria Pappas, 6 percent
    Gery Chico, 4 percent
    Nancy Skinner, 1 percent
    Joyce Washington, 1 percent

    2004 U.S. Senate election:

    Barack Obama (Democrat), 70 percent
    Alan Keyes (Republican) 27 percent
    Al Franzen (Independent) 2 percent
    Jerry Kohn (Libertarian) 1 percent

    2008 Presidential election:
    Barack Obama (Democrat) 53 percent; 365 electoral votes
    John McCain (Republican) 47 percent; 173 electoral votes

    2012 Presidential election:

    Barack Obama (Democrat) ?
    Mitt Romney (Republican) ?
 

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