Between November 2006 and February 2007, eight major candidates opened their campaigns: Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Chris Dodd, John Edwards, Dennis Kucinich, Barack Obama, Bill Richardson, and Tom Vilsack.
Keeping this in consideration, who all ran for president in 2008?
2008 United States presidential election
|Nominee ||Barack Obama ||John McCain |
|Party ||Democratic ||Republican |
|Home state ||Illinois ||Arizona |
|Running mate ||Joe Biden ||Sarah Palin |
|Electoral vote ||365 ||173 |
Subsequently, question is, who lost the Democratic nomination to Obama?
On August 27, 2008, at the Democratic National Convention, the Democratic Party formally nominated Barack Obama to run for the office of the President of the United States of America. Obama would go on to win the presidential election against Republican nominee John McCain.
Did Democrats ever cancel primaries?
Four states canceled their respective Democratic primaries altogether, citing Obama being the only candidate to qualify on their respective ballot: Connecticut, Delaware, New York, and Virginia.
Who ran against Obama 2008 Democrat?
On November 4, the Obama - Biden ticket defeated John McCain and his running mate Sarah Palin to win the presidential election. Thus, Biden was elected as the 47th Vice President of the United States.