The Green Papers
2008 Gubernatorial
Popular Vote by Party

Senate Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party
Gubernatorial Popular Vote by Party
House Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party
Close Contests Summary - Decision by 2% or less
Contests Where No Candidate Received a Majority


The popular vote tallies are UNOFFICIAL and have been acquired from various sources.


The overview is grouped by Major Party (Democratic and affiliates, Republican), Major Third Party (Libertarian, Green), Other Third Party, Independent, and Others (write-in, scattering, none of the above, etc.). Votes cast for fusion candidates (candidates appearing under the banner of multiple parties) are tallied under the Major Party.

Affiliated Party
or Classification
Libertarian50 245,4261.47%
Independent60 98,4820.59%
Other Third Party40 63,6490.38%
Others110 1,0280.01%
6 listings4811100.00%16,705,360100.00%

Party Details

Candidate's Balloted Party(ies)Affiliated Party
or Classification
Democratic-Nonpartisan LeagueDemocratic1074,2790.44%
MountainOther Third Party1031,3170.19%
ConstitutionOther Third Party1028,9410.17%
Liberty UnionOther Third Party101,7100.01%
Blue Enigma PartyOther Third Party101,6810.01%
11 listings 481116,705,360100.00%

Candidate Details

(I) = incumbent
* = winner
DE*Jack A. MarkellDemocratic266,86167.52%
DEWilliam Swain "Bill" LeeRepublican126,66232.05%
DEJeffrey BrownBlue Enigma Party1,6810.43%
IN*Mitchell E. "Mitch" Daniels, Jr. (I)Republican1,563,88557.84%
INJill Lynette Long ThompsonDemocratic1,082,46340.04%
INAndrew "Andy" HorningLibertarian57,3762.12%
INChristopher StriedWrite-in190.00%
INTimothy Lee FryeWrite-in90.00%
MO*Jeremiah W. "Jay" NixonDemocratic1,680,61158.40%
MOKenny Charles HulshofRepublican1,136,36439.49%
MOAndrew W. "Andy" FinkenstadtLibertarian31,8501.11%
MOGregory E. ThompsonConstitution28,9411.01%
MOMark SeratiWrite-in80.00%
MOTheodis "Ted" Brown, Sr.Write-in40.00%
MT*Brian Schweitzer (I)Democratic318,67065.47%
MTRoy BrownRepublican158,26832.52%
MTStan JonesLibertarian9,7962.01%
NC*Beverly Eaves "Bev" PerdueDemocratic2,146,18950.27%
NCPatrick McCroryRepublican2,001,16846.88%
NCMichael MungerLibertarian121,5842.85%
ND*John Hoeven (I)Republican235,00974.44%
NDTim MathernDemocratic-Nonpartisan League74,27923.53%
NDDuWayne HendricksonIndependent6,4042.03%
NDGregg BoyerWrite-in  
NH*John Lynch (I)Democratic479,04270.15%
NHJoseph D. "Joe" KenneyRepublican188,55527.61%
NHSusan M. NewellIndependent14,9872.19%
UT*Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. (I)Republican735,04977.66%
UTBob SpringmeyerDemocratic186,50319.70%
UTDell "SuperDell" SchanzeLibertarian24,8202.62%
UTKenneth Rex "Ken" LarsenWrite-in  
VT*James H. "Jim" Douglas (I)Republican170,49253.43%
VTAnthony PollinaIndependent69,79121.87%
VTGaye SymingtonDemocratic69,53421.79%
VTAnthony "Tony" O'ConnorIndependent3,1060.97%
VTSam YoungIndependent2,4900.78%
VTPeter DiamondstoneLiberty Union1,7100.54%
VTCris EricsonIndependent1,7040.53%
VTWrite-in VotesScattering2580.08%
WA*Christine Gregoire (I)Democratic1,598,73853.24%
WADino RossiRepublican1,404,12446.76%
WV*Joe Manchin, III (I)Democratic492,69769.80%
WVRussell E. "Russ" Weeks, Jr.Republican181,61225.73%
WVJesse JohnsonMountain31,3174.44%
WVButch PaughWrite-in2340.03%
WVJames DavisWrite-in170.00%
11 states48 candidates 16,705,360 

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