Barack Obama Wins the Democratic Presidential Nomination

Senator Barack Obama defeated Hillary Clinton to become the Democratic presidential nominee after one of the longest and closest primaries in history. More than 35 million voters took part in this historic election, yet Obama only had a small margin over Clinton (in both delegates and the popular vote).
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Here are a collection of maps highlighting how Obama won. These will no doubt be analyzed in great detail between now and the general election, with John McCain looking to take advantage of Obama’s geographic weaknesses that became apparent during the primary, such as Appalachia and the rural rust belt.

Super Tuesday 2008: 43 Presidential Primaries and Caucuses in 24 states

On Super Tuesday, February 5th, 2008, the presidential primary race went national with 43 Primaries and Caucuses held in 24 states.
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Here is a list of states won by each candidate:.
Hillary Clinton: Arkansas, Arizona, California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee
Barack Obama: Alaska , Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Utah
John McCain: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma
Mitt Romney: Arkansas, Colorado , Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Dakota, Utah
Mike Huckabee: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Tennessee, West Virginia

2008 Presidential Campaign: Massachusetts Primary Maps

Mitt Romney and Hillary Clinton win Massachusetts Presidential Primary.
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Former Governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney defeated his Republican challengers statewide, but lost several counties and towns to John McCain, including Boston.
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Senator Hillary Clinton defeated Barack Obama by a wide margin statewide, however Obama received pockets of support around the state and managed to win a few counties and towns, including Boston.
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Republican Presidential Campaign: Mitt Romney 51%, John McCain 41%, Mike Huckabee 4%, and Ron Paul 3%.
Democratic Presidential Campaign: Hillary Clinton 57% and Barack Obama 40%