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Overview of the 2004 Election
George W. Bush George Walker Bush
Richard Bruce Cheney

Party: REPUBLICAN
Home State: Bush - TX ; Cheney - WY
Electoral Votes: 286
Popular Votes: 62,040,610 (50.7%)

John Kerry John Forbes Kerry
John Reid Edwards

Party: DEMOCRATIC
Home State: Kerry - MA ; Edwards - NC
Electoral Votes: 251*
Popular Votes: 59,028,444 (48.3%)

* Kerry received 251 electoral votes for president. Edwards received 252 electoral votes for vice president.

John Edwards John Reid Edwards

Party: DEMOCRATIC
Home State: Edwards - NC
Electoral Votes: 1**

** A Minnesota elector voted for Edwards for both President and Vice President, giving him 1 electoral vote for president and 252 electoral votes for vice president.


Other Candidates

Party: Reform, Libertarian, Constitution, et al.
Electoral Votes: 0
Popular Votes: 1,226,291 (1.0%)

Total electoral votes - 538 (from 50 states and D.C.)
Majority needed to win - 270

Total popular vote: 122,295,345
Percentage of eligible population voting: 56.7%



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2004 State-by-State Results
STATEBUSHKERRYOTHERSST.
ElectorsEVs
ALABAMA1,176,394
(62.5%)
693,933
(36.8%)
13,122
(0.7%)
AL
Beth Chapman, Bettye Fine Collins, Marty Connors, Martha Hosey, Mike Hubbard, Floyd Lawson, Elbert Peters, Will Sellers, Martha Stokes9
ALASKA190,889
(61.1%)
111,025
(35.5%)
10,684
(3.4%)
AK
Frederick H. Hahn V, Gloria J. Tokar, Roberley R. Waldron3
ARIZONA1,104,294
(54.9%)
893,524
(44.4%)
14,767
(0.7%)
AZ
Linda Barber, Malcolm Barrett, Jim Click, Cynthia J. Collins, Webb Crockett, Elizabeth Wilkinson Fannin, Ross Farnsworth, Ira A. Fulton, Bernice C. Roberts, Phillip Townsend10
ARKANSAS572,898
(54.3%)
469,953
(44.5%)
12,094
(1.1%)
AR
Jim Davis, Bobbi Dodge, John Felts, Ida Fineburg, Martha McCaskill, Gay White6
CALIFORNIA5,509,826
(44.4%)
6,745,485
(54.3%)
166,541
(1.3%)
CA
Franklin A. Acevedo, Joe Baca Jr., Paul Batterson, Andrew Benjamin, Adele Bihn, Moreen Blum, James G. Bohm, Pedro Carillo, Michael Carpenter, Kenneth Costa, Joseph Cotchett, Darrell Darling, Rocco Davis, Amarjit Dhaliwal, Chloe Drew, Yolanda Dyer, James T. Ewing, Louise Giacoppe, PaulL Goldenberg, Grant Gruber, Douglas E. Hitchcock, Mark Hsu, C. Paul Johnson, David Johnson, Barbara Kerr, Susan Koehler, Marvin Kropke, N. Mark Lam, Margaret Lawrence, Ted Lieu, Donald Linker M.D., Chuck Lowery, Diana Madoshi, Robert H. Manley, George Marcus, Valerie McDonald, Randy Monroe, Gwen Moore, Mitch O'Farrell, Gary Prost, Barbara Pyle, Mary Salas, Salvador Sanchez, Paula Sandusky, Barbara Schraeger, Lane M. Sherman, Andrew M. Siegel, Gary Simmons, Karl Slifer, John Smith, Kyriakos Tsakopoulos, Lynda Von Husen, Karen Waters, Lenore Wax, Adam Woo55
COLORADO1,101,255
(51.7%)
1,001,732
(47.0%)
27,343
(1.3%)
CO
Vicki A. Edwards, Diane B. Gallagher, Booker T. Graves, Theodore S. Halaby, Robert A. Martinez, Sylvia Morgan-Smith, Cynthia H. Murphy, Lilly Y. Nunez, Frances W. Owens9
CONNECTICUT693,826
(43.9%)
857,488
(54.3%)
27,455
(1.7%)
CT
Andres Ayala, Jr., Andrea J. Jackson-Brooks, Donna King, Joshua King, Elizabeth O'Neil, David J. Papandrea, Larry Pleasant7
DELAWARE171,660
(45.8%)
200,152
(53.3%)
3,378
(0.9%)
DE
Nancy W. Cook, James Johnson, Timothy G. Willard3
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA21,256
(9.3%)
202,970
(89.2%)
3,360
(1.5%)
DC
Linda W. Cropp, Arrington Dixon, Jack Evans3
FLORIDA3,964,522
(52.1%)
3,583,544
(47.1%)
61,744
(0.8%)
FL
Al Austin, Allan Bense, Sally Bradshaw, Al Cardenas, Jennifer Carroll, Armando Codina, Sharon Day, Maria de la Milera, Jim Dozier, David Griffin, Fran Hancock, Cynthia Handley, William Harrison, Al Hoffman, Bill Jordan, Tom Lee, Randall McElheney, Jeanne McIntosh, Nancy Mihm, Gary Morse, Marilyn Paul, Tom Petway, Sergio Pino, John Thrasher, Janet Westling, Robert Woody, Zach Zachariah27
GEORGIA1,914,254
(58.0%)
1,366,149
(41.4%)
21,472
(0.7%)
GA
Anna R. Cablik, Fred Cooper, Nancy N. Coverdell, James C. Edenfield, Karen Handel, Donald F. Layfield, Carolyn Dodgen Meadows, Sunny K. Park, Alec Poitevint, Joan Ransom, Narender G. Reddy, Jamie Reynolds, Norma Mountain Rogers, Eric J. Tanenblatt, Virgil Williams15
HAWAII194,191
(45.3%)
231,708
(54.0%)
3,114
(0.7%)
HI
Frances Kagawa, Joy Kobashigawa Lewis, Samuel Mitchell, Dolly Strazar4
IDAHO409,235
(68.4%)
181,098
(30.3%)
8,114
(1.4%)
ID
Pete T. Cenarrusa, Debbie Field, Sandra Patano, John A. Sandy4
ILLINOIS2,345,946
(44.5%)
2,891,550
(54.8%)
36,826
(0.7%)
IL
Carrie Austin, Mary Boland, Joan Brennan, Barbara Flynn Currie, John R. Daley, Vera Davis, James DeLeo, Lynn Foster, Debbie Halvorson, Constance A. Howard, Mary Lou Kearns, Shirley R. Madigan, William Marovitz, Beth Ann May, Shirley McCombs, Molly McKenzie, Tony Munoz, John Nelson, Linda Pasternak, Dan Pierce, Jerry Sinclair21
INDIANA1,479,438
(59.9%)
969,011
(39.3%)
19,553
(0.8%)
IN
Leeann Cook, Dudley Curea, Kenneth Culp, Jean Ann Harcourt, Saundra Huddleston, James Kittle, Michael Miner, Melissa Proffitt Reese, Ted Ogle, Larry Shickles, John Zentz11
IOWA751,957
(49.9%)
741,898
(49.2%)
13,053
(0.9%)
IA
Marilyn Bose, Julie Hosch, Velma Huebner, Don Kass, Don Racheter, Dorothy Schlitter, Wanda Sears7
KANSAS736,456
(62.0%)
434,993
(36.6%)
16,307
(1.4%)
KS
Ruth Garvey Fink, Bernard "Bud" Hentzen, Dennis Jones, Wanda Konold, Jack Ranson, Patricia Pitney Smith6
KENTUCKY1,069,439
(59.5%)
712,733
(39.7%)
13,710
(0.8%)
KY
Carla T. Bartleman, Carolyn Cole, Donald E. Girdler, Constance M. Gray, Keith A. Hall, Martha G. Prewitt, Rachel N. McCubbin, Frank Schwendeman8
LOUISIANA1,102,169
(56.7%)
820,299
(42.2%)
20,638
(1.1%)
LA
Winston Thomas "Tom" Angers, Michael Bayham, David R. Carroll, Archie Corder, Floyd Gonzalez, E. Gerald Hebert, John H. Musser, IV, Salvador "Sal" Palmisano, III, Ruth L. Ulrich9
MAINE330,201
(44.6%)
396,842
(53.6%)
13,709
(1.9%)
ME
Lu Bauer, Jill Duson, David Garrity, Samuel Shapiro4
MARYLAND1,024,703
(42.9%)
1,334,493
(55.9%)
27,482
(1.2%)
MD
Daphne Bloomberg, Dorothy Chaney, Norman Conway, Wendy Fiedler, Gary Gensler, Pam Jackson, Delores Kelley, Lainy Lebow-Sachs, Tom Perez, John Riley10
MASSACHUSETTS1,071,109
(36.8%)
1,803,800
(61.9%)
37,479
(1.3%)
MA
Cathaleen L. Ashton, Thomas V. Barbera, Calvin T. Brown, Robert P. Cassidy, Helen Covington, William P. Dooling, William Eddy, Candice E. Lopes, Mushtaque A. Minza, Elizabeth Moroney, Sharon M. Pollard, Susan Thomson12
MICHIGAN2,313,746
(47.8%)
2,479,183
(51.2%)
46,323
(1.0%)
MI
Joan Robinson Cheeks, Ida I. DeHaas, Stanley W. Harris, Charley Jackson Jr., Bruce McAttee, Carol Vining Moore, Marcela L. Ort, Michael Pitt, Vickie Sue Price, Margaret Robinson, Harless Scott, Richard Shoemaker, Roger Short, Leonard Smigielski, Elizabeth D. Tavarozzi, Paul Todd, Yvonne Williams17
MINNESOTA1,346,695
(47.6%)
1,445,014
(51.1%)
36,678
(1.3%)
MN
Sonja Berg, Vi Grooms-Alban, Matthew Little, Michael Meuers, Tim O'Brien, Lil Ortendahl, Everett Pettiford, Jean Schiebel, Frank Simon, Chandler Harrison Stevens9
One of the above electors (identity unknown) voted for John Edwards for president.1
MISSISSIPPI684,981
(59.5%)
458,094
(39.8%)
9,070
(0.8%)
MS
James H. "Jimmy" Creekmore, Victor Mavar, W.D. "Billy" Mounger, Wayne Parker, John F. Phillips, Kelly S. Segars6
MISSOURI1,455,713
(53.3%)
1,259,171
(46.1%)
16,480
(0.6%)
MO
Fred Dyer, Warren Erdman, Richard Hardy, Rosemary Kochner, Steve Krueger, John Marschalk, Carolyn McDowell, Emory Melton, Cathy Owens, John Schudy, Miriam Stonebraker11
MONTANA266,063
(59.1%)
173,710
(38.6%)
10,672
(2.4%)
MT
Jack Galt, Thelma Baker, John Brenden3
NEBRASKA512,814
(65.9%)
254,328
(32.7%)
11,044
(1.4%)
NE
Bill Barrett, Curt Bromm, Michael John Hogan, Kay Orr, Ken Stinson5
NEVADA418,690
(50.5%)
397,190
(47.9%)
13,707
(1.7%)
NV
Joe Brown, John Marvel, Milton Schwartz, Beverly Willard, Paul Willis5
NEW HAMPSHIRE331,237
(48.9%)
340,511
(50.2%)
5,990
(0.9%)
NH
Peter Burling, Judy Reardon, James Ryan, Jeanne Shaheen4
NEW JERSEY1,670,003
(46.2%)
1,911,430
(52.9%)
30,258
(0.8%)
NJ
Peggy Anastos, Abed Awad, Wendy Benchley, Tom Canzanella, Wilfredo Caraballo, Upendra Chivukula, Riletta Cream, Loni Kaplan, Bernie Kenny, Jack McGreevey, Bernadette McPherson, Ron Rice, Carolyn Wade, Carolyn Walch, Warren Wallace15
NEW MEXICO376,930
(49.8%)
370,942
(49.0%)
8,432
(1.1%)
NM
Rod Adair, Ruth D. Kelly, Rick Lopez, Lou Melvin, Rodney Montoya5
NEW YORK2,962,567
(40.1%)
4,314,280
(58.4%)
114,189
(1.5%)
NY
Joseph Ashton, Bill De Blasio, Molly Clifford, Lorraine Cortes-Vazquez, Inez Dickens, Danny Donahue, Herman D. Farrell, Virginia Fields, Emily Giske, Bea Gonzalez, Alan Hevesi, Frank Hoare, Virginia Kee, Peggy Kerry, Denise King, Len Lenihan, Bertha Lewis, Alan Lubin, Thomas Manton, Dennis Mehiel, June O'Neill, David Paterson, Jose Rivera, Rich Schaffer, Chung Seto, Sheldon Silver, Eliot Spitzer, Antoine Thompson, Paul Tokasz, Bill Wood, Robert Zimmerman31
NORTH CAROLINA1,961,166
(56.0%)
1,525,849
(43.6%)
13,992
(0.4%)
NC
William B. Carraway, Sandra (Sandy) Carter, Theresa Esposito, Jim Hastings, Martha Jenkins, Judy Keener, Elizabeth Kelly, Joe L. Morgan, Joseph W. Powell, Jr., Robert Rector, Dewitt Rhoades, Marcia M. Spiegel, Ann Sullivan, William Harry Trotter, Davey G. Williamson15
NORTH DAKOTA196,651
(62.9%)
111,052
(35.5%)
5,130
(1.6%)
ND
Ben Clayburgh, Betsy Dalrymple, Evan Lips3
OHIO2,859,768
(50.8%)
2,741,167
(48.7%)
26,973
(0.5%)
OH
Alex R. Arshinkoff, Phil A. Bowman, Merom Brachman, William O. Dewitt, Jr., Billie Jean Fiore, Robert S. Frost, Owen V. Hall, Katharina Hooper, Joyce M. Houck, David Whipple Johnson, Pernel Jones, Sr., Randy Law, Karyle Mumper, Henry M. Butch O'Neill, J. Kirk Schuring, Betty Jo Sherman, Leslie J. Spaeth, Gary C. Suhadolnik, Elizabeth A. Wagner, Carl F. Wick20
OKLAHOMA959,792
(65.6%)
503,966
(34.4%)
0
(0.0%)
OK
Ken Bartlett, Donald G. Burdick, Diana Gunther, Paul R. Hollrah, Bob Hudspeth, M. Colby Schwartz, George W. Wiland, III7
OREGON866,831
(47.2%)
943,163
(51.3%)
26,788
(1.5%)
OR
Michael J. Bohan, Shirley A. Cairns, James L. Edmunson, Moshe D. Lenske, Meredith Wood Smith, Judy A. Sugnet, Paul F. Zastrow7
PENNSYLVANIA2,793,847
(48.4%)
2,938,095
(50.9%)
37,648
(0.7%)
PA
Lynne Abraham, Richard W. Bloomingdale, Blondell Reynolds Brown, Robert P. Casey Jr., Eileen Connelly, H. William DeWeese, John Dougherty, Richard E. Filippi, William M. George, Renee Gillinger, Jennifer L. Mann, Robert J. Mellow, Dan Onorato, Juan Ramos, Stephen R. Reed, T. J. Rooney, Jonathan Saidel, John F. Street, Rosemary Trump, Sala Udin, Constance H. Williams21
RHODE ISLAND169,046
(38.7%)
259,765
(59.4%)
8,323
(1.9%)
RI
Elizabeth Dennigan, John C. Lynch, M. Teresa Paiva-Weed, Mark Weiner4
SOUTH CAROLINA937,974
(58.0%)
661,699
(40.9%)
18,057
(1.1%)
SC
Brenda Bedenbaugh, Katon E. Dawson, Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., Drew McKissick, Thomas H. McLean, Wayland Moody, Robert A. Reagan, Dr. Buddy Witherspoon8
SOUTH DAKOTA232,584
(59.9%)
149,244
(38.4%)
6,387
(1.6%)
SD
Dennis M. Daugaard, Larry Long, Mike Rounds3
TENNESSEE1,384,375
(56.8%)
1,036,477
(42.5%)
16,467
(0.7%)
TN
Susan Anderson, Betty Cannon, Winfield Dunn, Geneva Williams Harrison, Brock Hill, Bruce Montgomery, Claude Ramsey, Bob Rial, John Ryder, Mark Tipps, Sally Wall11
TEXAS4,526,917
(61.1%)
2,832,704
(38.2%)
51,144
(0.7%)
TX
Marcus Anderson, Bennie Bock, Bill Borden, Larry Bowles, Sue Brannon, Charles Burchett, Marjorie Chandler, Tom Cottar, Christopher DecLuitt, Jan Galbraith, Martha Greenlaw, Barbara Grusendorf, Kathy Haigler, Royce Hayes, Kim Hesley, Kristina Kiik, Lance Lenz, Loyce McCarter, Frank Morris, Dan Mosher, Roger O'Dell, Jay Pierce, Mike Provost, Anna Rice, Rhealyn Samuelson, Nancy Stevens, Cheryl Surber, Mike Ussery, Glenn Warren, Susan Weddington, Jim Wiggins, Morris Woods, Peter Wrench, Sid Young34
UTAH663,742
(71.5%)
241,199
(26.0%)
22,903
(2.5%)
UT
Lewis K. Billings, Joseph A. Cannon, Gayle McKeachnie, Scott F. Simpson, Olene S. Walker5
VERMONT121,180
(38.8%)
184,067
(58.9%)
7,062
(2.3%)
VT
Billi Gosh, Paul Highberg, Jeffry Taylor3
VIRGINIA1,716,959
(53.7%)
1,454,742
(45.5%)
26,666
(0.8%)
VA
Peter E. Broadbent, Jr., Theodore C. Brown, Jr., Charles E. Dane, Carlton John Davis, Keith C. Drake, F. Woodrow Harris, Lloyd C. Martin, Yvonne McGee McCoy, Dorothy L. Simpson, Sean Michael Spicer, Rebecca Anne Stoeckel, Loretta H. Tate, Wendell S. Walker 13
WASHINGTON1,304,894
(45.6%)
1,510,201
(52.8%)
43,989
(1.5%)
WA
Larry Armstrong, Ken Bumgarner, Sarah Chandler, Mary Z. Crosby, Mary F. Erwin, Alan Johanson, Richard Kelley, Greg Markley, Valeria Ogden, David W. Peterson, Patsy Whitefoot11
WEST VIRGINIA423,778
(56.1%)
326,541
(43.2%)
5,568
(0.7%)
WV
Rob Capehart, Larry Faircloth, Doug McKinney, Dan Moore, Richie Robb5
WISCONSIN1,478,120
(49.3%)
1,489,504
(49.7%)
29,383
(1.0%)
WI
Jan Banicki, Glenn Carlson, Jordan Franklin, Gail Gabrelian, Daniel Hannula, Linda Honold, Margaret McEntire, Steve Mellenthin, Jim Shinners, Martha Toran10
WYOMING167,629
(68.9%)
70,776
(29.1%)
5,023
(2.1%)
WY
Linda Barker, Jack Van Mark, Mike Baker3
TOTALS62,040,610
(50.7%)
59,028,444
(48.3%)
1,226,291
(1.0%)

ELECTORAL
VOTES
286
2511

In 2004, 538 electoral votes were available; 270 votes were needed to secure the win.



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Other 2004 Candidates
Presidential Candidate
Vice Presidential Candidate
Party Votes
Ralph Nader (CT)
Peter Miguel Camejo (CA)
Reform, Populist, independent 465,650
Michael J. Badnarik (TX)
Richard V. Campagna (IA)
Libertarian 397,265
Michael Anthony Peroutka (MD)
Chuck Baldwin (FL)
Constitution 143,630
David Keith Cobb (CA)
Patricia Helen LaMarche (ME)
Green 119,859
Leonard Peltier (KS)
Janice Jordan (CA)
Peace and Freedom 27,607
Walter Frederick Brown (OR)
Mary Alice Herbert (VT)
Socialist, Natural Law 10,837
James E. Harris, Jr. (GA?)
Margaret Trowe (IA?/MN?/FL?)
Socialist Workers 7,102
Róger Calero (NY)
Arrin Hawkins (NY)
Socialist Workers 3,689
Thomas J. Harens (MN)
Jennifer A. Ryan (MN?)
Christian Freedom 2,387
Gene Amondson (AK)
Leroy J. Pletten (MI)
Concerns of People, Prohibition 1,944
Bill Van Auken (NY)
Jim Lawrence (OH)
Socialist Equality 1,857
John Parker (CA)
Teresa Gutiérrez (NY)
Workers World/Liberty Union 1,646
Charles Jay (IN)
Marilyn Chambers Taylor (CA)
Personal Choice 946
Stanford E. Andress (CO)
Irene M. Deasy (CO)
independent 804
Earl Farwell Dodge (CO)
Howard Lydick (TX)
Prohibition 140
misc. write-ins, none of the above, etc. *** - 40,928
*** Neither this line nor the overall total includes 57,230 miscellaneous write-ins, blank, and void votes compiled into one total in New York.


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