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2008 Democratic National Convention
2008 presidential election
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Nominees
Obama and Biden
Convention
Date(s)August 25–28, 2008
CityDenver, Colorado, U.S.
VenuePepsi Center (August 25 – August 27)
Invesco Field at Mile High (August 28)
ChairNancy Pelosi of California
Keynote speakerMark Warner of Virginia
Notable speakersMichelle Obama
Ted Kennedy
Hillary Clinton
Bill Clinton
John Kerry
Al Gore
Dick Durbin
Candidates
Presidential nomineeBarack Obama of Illinois
Vice presidential nomineeJoe Biden of Delaware
Other candidatesHillary Clinton
Voting
Total delegates4,419
Votes needed for nomination2,210
Results (president)Obama (IL): 3,188.5 (72.15%)
Clinton (NY): 1,010.5 (22.87%)
Abstaining: 1 (0.00%)
Not Voting: 219 (4.96%)
Results (vice president)Biden (DE): 100% (Acclamation)
Ballots1
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