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California State Government February 5, 2008 Election
President of the United States; Democratic Party Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Each California congressional district has 3-6 delegates allotted proportionally to candidates that obtain 15% or more of the district's votes, plus 81 at-large delegates and 48 pledged party leaders/elected officials, allocated proportionally to the statewide votes.

This contest will only appear on Democratic party ballots.

Results as of Mar 3 2:23pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (23109/23109)

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Candidates (Vote for 1)

Candidates for this contest were not invited to provide additional details. The information shown here is provided for reference.

Hillary Clinton 2,524,799 votes 51.8% 206 delegates

  • Party: Democratic
Barack Obama 2,093,318 votes 42.9% 164 delegates
  • Party: Democratic
John Edwards (Withdrawn) 188,634 votes 3.9%
  • Party: Democratic
Dennis Kucinich (Withdrawn) 23,077 votes 0.5%
  • Party: Democratic
Bill Richardson (Withdrawn) 19,367 votes 0.4%
  • Party: Democratic
Joe Biden (Withdrawn) 17,748 votes 0.3%
  • Party: Democratic
Mike Gravel 7,870 votes 0.1%
  • Party: Democratic
Chris Dodd (Withdrawn) 7,807 votes 0.1%
  • Party: Democratic

Basic candidate data supplied by the Secretary of State. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.
  Official Information

Secretary of State

  • Who May Vote? - All people registered in the Democratic Party. Also the Democratic Party adopted a rule permitting "Decline to State" (unaffiliated) voters to request their party ballot in the February 5, 2008 election.
  • Election Results in California - See results by state, county, and district
California Democratic Party
  • Numbers & Rules for Delegate Selection - Calif. has 441 delegates: 241 district level + 71 super + 129 elected leaders and others chosen by Calif. Democratic Party. Delegates (except super) are pledged proportionally for candidates receiving 15% or more of the vote in the Feb. 5 election. [More info]
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