1888 • [15], John McCain stellte in einer Wahlkampfveranstaltung in Dayton (Ohio) die Gouverneurin von Alaska, Sarah Palin, als Kandidatin für das Amt der Vizepräsidentin auf. Obama will verstanden wissen, dass Biden ein Avatar für eine dritte Amtszeit Obamas ist. McCain, unlike Bush in 2000 and 2004, failed to win all the southern states: Obama won Florida, North Carolina, and Virginia. Wahl des Präsidenten der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika fand am 4. Note: Maine and Nebraska each allow for their electoral votes to be split between candidates. [63] Two days later, Romney suspended his presidential campaign, saying that if he stayed in the race, he would "forestall the launch of a national campaign and be making it easier for Senator Clinton or Obama to win". Incumbent Republican President George W. Bush was ineligible to pursue a third term due to the term limits established by the 22nd Amendment. [19], California was one of the Super Tuesday states that could provide a large number of delegates to the candidates. It was broadcast on cable by C-SPAN and on the Internet by Break-the-Matrix. [142] Obama appeared just before midnight Eastern Time in Grant Park, Chicago, in front of a crowd of 250,000 people to deliver his victory speech. Senator from Illinois, and Joe Biden, the senior U.S. Diese gaben den aktuellen Wahlkampfverlauf in Form eines nationalen Meinungsbildes wieder. She also came under attack on everything from her 17-year-old daughter giving birth to a child out of wedlock to actively participating in hunting moose and other animals. On August 20, John McCain said in an interview with Politico that he was uncertain how many houses he and his wife, Cindy, owned; "I think—I'll have my staff get to you," he told the media outlet. [84] However, media interviews suggested that Palin lacked knowledge on certain key issues, and they cast doubt among many voters about her qualifications to be vice president or President. Pennsylvania held a closed primary, which means that only registered Democrats could vote, and, according to Ron Elving of NPR, the established Democratic electorate "was older, whiter, more Catholic and more working-class than in most of the primaries to date. [178] Obama and Biden were the first President and Vice President elected from the Senate since 1960 (John F. Kennedy/Lyndon B. Johnson) (in the previous election cycle (2004) Democrats also nominated two sitting Senators, John Kerry of Massachusetts and John Edwards of North Carolina, but they lost to incumbents Bush and Cheney), Obama became the first Northern Democratic president since Kennedy, and the Obama-Biden ticket was the first winning Democratic ticket to feature two Northerners since 1940 (Franklin D. Roosevelt/Henry A. Wallace). Senator from Illinois, and Joe Biden, the senior U.S. 1812 • Januar 2009 als 44. Diese waren. McCain und Palin wurden am 3. One source reported that if the costs for both Democratic and Republican campaigns were added together (for the presidential primary election, general election, and the political conventions), the costs have more than doubled in only eight years ($448.9 million in 1996, $649.5 million in 2000, and $1.01 billion in 2004). Regarding McCain, 53% of voters viewed his press coverage as fair versus 44% who characterized it as unfair. Dieser setzte aber auf eine riskante Strategie und verzichtete bei den ersten Vorwahlen auf aktiven Wahlkampf, um sich ganz auf die Vorwahlen in Florida zu konzentrieren, bei denen er mit dem dritten Platz jedoch scheiterte. Obama trailed in the California polling by an average of 6.0% before the primary; he ended up losing that state by 8.3% of the vote. Nebraska's other four electoral votes went to John McCain. Obamas unsichtbarer Gegner bei der US-Wahl In Kampf um das Weiße Haus liegt Barack Obama momentan vor seinem Konkurrenten John McCain. Die Kandidatur von Ex-Senator Mike Gravel aus Alaska, der sich zuvor erfolglos um die Nominierung der Demokraten beworben hatte, scheiterte. [94][95], John McCain's proposals focused on open-market competition rather than government funding or control. It would have required parents to cover their children, but did not require adults to buy insurance. Zum Vizepräsidenten wurde Joe Biden, Senator aus Delaware, gewählt. [39] By May, Clinton claimed to hold a lead in the popular vote, but the Associated Press found that her numbers were "accurate only" in one close scenario. The study found that Obama received 69% favorable coverage and Clinton received 67%, compared to only 43% favorable media coverage of McCain. In March, John McCain clinched the Republican nomination after sweeping all four primaries, Texas, Ohio, Vermont, and Rhode Island, putting him over the top of the 1,191 delegates required to win the GOP nomination. [97] Critics of Obama's plan argued that it would increase federal regulation of private health insurance without addressing the underlying incentives behind rising health care spending. The presidential electors cast their ballots for president and Vice President, and Congress tallied these votes on January 8, 2009. 5. Der Verbraucheranwalt hatte schon in den Jahren 2000 und 2004 für das Weiße Haus kandidiert und dabei 2,7 % beziehungsweise 0,4 % der Stimmen erhalten. Zwar handelt es sich bei der Präsidentschaftswahl prinzipiell um 51 einzelne Wahlen, aber ein Kandidat hat nur dann eine realistische Chance, wenn er in möglichst vielen Staaten antritt. [162], The following candidates and parties had ballot listing or write-in status in more than one state:[163]. Obama voters were more likely than McCain voters to believe government can do much about health care costs.[101]. Februar 2008.[2]. Diese sind nicht an die Vorwahlentscheidungen gebunden. [124] His campaign alleged that both the candidates had missed the August 26 deadline to file, and were present on the ballot contrary to Texas election law. Also, Obama became the first Democratic candidate to win a majority of the popular vote since Jimmy Carter in 1976, the first to win a majority of both votes and states since Lyndon Johnson in 1964, and the first Northern Democrat to win a majority of both votes and states since Franklin Roosevelt in 1944. 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[123], Libertarian candidate Bob Barr filed a lawsuit in Texas to have Obama and McCain removed from the ballot in that state. Dass er die Wahl 2008 dann gewann, hätte seiner Frau Michelle Obama ebenso wenig Last von den Schultern genommen: „der Tribut, den es [eine US-Präsidentschaft, Anm. [15], On January 30, 2008, after placing in third in the New Hampshire and South Carolina primaries, Edwards announced that he was suspending his campaign for the presidency, but he did not initially endorse any remaining candidates. Seine Auftritte erinnern an eine Zeit, in der vieles hoffnungsfroher schien. Shirley Chisolm, Jesse Jackson, Lenora Fulani, Carol Moseley Braun, Alan Keyes, and Al Sharpton all at some point were in the process for presidential nomination. 2016 • Presidential popular votes by county as a scale from red/Republican to blue/Democratic. Im Sommer machte Barack Obama ebenso eine Auslandsreise, um dem Vorwurf entgegenzutreten, er habe keine außenpolitische Erfahrung. Dem Wahlergebnis der allgemeinen Wahlen folgend, erhielt Barack Obama 365 und John McCain 173 Wahlmännerstimmen. 1856 • [1] Die Wahl war damit abgeschlossen. Obwohl John McCain schon im März seiner Kandidatur sicher sein und damit direkt in den Hauptwahlkampf starten konnte, blieben seine Wahlkampfauftritte wenig beachtet, da sich die öffentliche Aufmerksamkeit auf das enge Rennen zwischen Barack Obama und Hillary Clinton konzentrierte. Bush endorsed McCain, but the two did not campaign together, and Bush did not appear in person at the 2008 Republican National Convention. [132] The moderators focused on campaign gaffes and some believed they focused too much on Obama. Mit über 131 Millionen abgegebenen Stimmen beteiligten sich so viele Menschen wie noch nie zuvor an einer amerikanischen Präsidentschaftswahl. Obama's active use of a Blackberry and other modern technology also stood in contrast to the Arizona Senator's admission that he did not use a computer or a cell phone. [118] Organizations specializing in the production and distribution of viral material, such as Brave New Films, emerged; such organizations have been said to be having a growing influence on American politics. [159][160], No other candidate had ballot access in enough states to win 270 electoral votes. [48] The media speculated that Giuliani's pro-choice stance on abortion and McCain's age and support of the unpopular Iraq War would be detriments to their candidacies. According to a study by the Pew Internet and American Life project, 35 percent of Americans relied on online video for election news. McCain secured the Republican nomination by March 2008, defeating former Governors Mitt Romney, Mike Huckabee, and other challengers. [8] Clinton announced intentions to run in the Democratic primaries on January 20, 2007. Die Zahl der Kandidaten war dementsprechend groß. Dies wurde so gewertet, dass Biden die Unerfahrenheit Obamas etwas kompensieren und außerdem als weißer Katholik gerade die weiße Mittelschicht und katholische Wähler ansprechen sollte. d. Red] Familien abverlange, sei hoch.“. Der Kandidat zum Vizepräsidenten wird dem Parteitag allerdings vom feststehenden Präsidentschaftskandidaten vorgeschlagen. September beim Parteitag der Republikaner nominiert. [137] Another study by the Center for Media and Public Affairs at George Mason University found the media coverage of Obama to be 72% negative from June 8 to July 21 compared to 57% negative for McCain. [38], The major political party nomination process (technically) continues through June of an election year. Amtsinhaber George W. Bush durfte nach zwei Amtsperioden laut Verfassung nicht mehr kandidieren. Though McCain meant it as a peacetime presence like the United States maintained in Germany and Japan after World War II,[74] his statement that the United States could be in Iraq for as much as the next 50 to 100 years would prove costly. [63] Huckabee was the "surprise performer", winning 5 states and 218 delegates. The Democratic Party allowed only four states to hold elections before February 5, 2008. Auch die Wahlbeteiligung war außergewöhnlich hoch. Barr galt konservativen Wählern als potenziell attraktive Alternative. Polls regularly found the general electorate as a whole divided more evenly between 'change' and 'experience' as candidate qualities than the Democratic primary electorate, which split in favor of 'change' by a nearly 2-1 margin. Amy Goodman, principal host of Democracy Now!, moderated. Bei diesen nationalen Parteitagen, die traditionell stets im Sommer stattfinden, stimmen die Delegierten der Bundesstaaten über den Präsidentschafts- und Vizepräsidentschaftskandidaten der Partei ab. The Audacity to Win. Parteien und Kandidaten waren hierbei nicht fest aneinander gekoppelt. [49] Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, Giuliani, Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, and Texas Representative Ron Paul announced their candidacies on January 28, February 5, February 13, and March 12, respectively. 1920 • McCain eventually displaced Rudy Giuliani and Romney as the front runner in New Hampshire. Obama, Clinton, Palin: Making History in Election 2000 (2012), Sussman, Glen. Oktober 2008 ... Obama-Puppe erhängt an einem Baum Weitere Kandidaten spielten keine erhebliche Rolle. [22], Jeder amerikanische Bürger darf jedem Kandidaten maximal 4.600 Dollar während eines Präsidentschaftswahlkampfes spenden, jeweils 2.300 Dollar im Vorwahlkampf und im Hauptwahlkampf.[23]. [145], Later on election night, after Obama was named the winner, he picked up several more wins in swing states in which the polls had shown a close race. Jedoch konnte letzterer viele republikanische Wähler nicht überzeugen, unter anderem, weil er der Glaubensgemeinschaft der Mormonen angehört, was für die evangelikal geprägten konservativen Wähler der Republikaner eine wichtige Rolle spielte. Obama, having a white mother and Kenyan father of the Luo ethnic group,[175] became the first African American as well as the first bi-racial president. Although sound bites of all of these "missteps" were played repeatedly on national television, many pundits and analysts say that the actual financial crisis and economic conditions caused McCain's large drop in support in mid-September and severely damaged his campaign. His ineffectiveness in the negotiations and his reversal in decision to attend the debates were seized upon to portray McCain as erratic in his response to the economy. Sein republikanischer Gegner John McCain gestand seine Niederlage ein. The party's delegates then officially nominate a candidate to run on the party's behalf. Am 5. 1996 • Erst als Barack Obama die Mehrheit der gewählten Delegierten erreicht hatte und immer mehr Superdelegierte ihm ihre Unterstützung zusicherten, wurde klar, dass Clinton verloren hatte. Ten percent of Americans used social networking sites to learn about the election. [40], In June, after the last of the primaries had taken place, Obama secured the Democratic nomination for president, with the help of multiple super delegate endorsements (most of the super delegates had refused to declare their support for either candidate until the primaries were completed). 1952 • [nb 1] After a long primary season, Obama secured the Democratic nomination in June 2008. Von den anderen Kandidaten trat Nader in 46 Staaten an, Barr in 45, Baldwin in 37 und McKinney in 32. Donald Trump kämpft vor der US-Wahl 2020 gegen viele Gegner: Gegen Joe Biden, gegen die Medien, gegen alles was progressiv ist. Am 13. Toner gab an, dass sich die gesamten Ausgaben auf mehr als eine Milliarde US-Dollar belaufen werden. [132] Among the questions, Russert had asked Clinton, but not Obama, to provide the name of the new Russian President (Dmitry Medvedev). Diesen Rekord hat Joe Biden schon gebrochen, obwohl das Endergebnis noch gar nicht feststeht. On September 24, 2008, after the onset of the 2008 global financial crisis, McCain announced that he was suspending his campaign to return to Washington so he could help craft a $700 billion bailout package for the troubled financial industry, and he stated that he would not debate Obama until Congress passed the bailout bill. Obama campaigned on the theme that "Washington must change," while McCain emphasized his experience. [16][17], Super Tuesday was February 5, 2008, when the largest-ever number of simultaneous state primary elections was held. These were the Constitution Party, the Green Party, and the Libertarian Party. "[134] Author Erica Jong commented that "our press has become a sea of triviality, meanness and irrelevant chatter. Red represents counties that went for McCain; blue represents counties that went for Obama. Daher ist in der folgenden Tabelle ab Beginn des Hauptwahlkampfes auch der Wahlausgang nach Wahlmännern angegeben, wenn alle Staaten sich gemäß den Umfragen verhalten.