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Barack Obama, D

Democrat



Biography

Political Highlights: Ill. Senate, 1997-2004; sought Democratic nomination for U.S. House, 2000; U.S. Senate, 2005-08; president, 2009-17
Born: August 4, 1961; Honolulu, Hawaii
Residence: Chicago
Religion: United Church of Christ
Family: Wife, Michelle Obama; two children
Education: Occidental College, attended 1979-81; Columbia U., B.A. 1983; Harvard U., J.D. 1991



Election History

2000 Election Results

2004 Election Results

Candidate

Barack Obama (D)
Alan Keyes (R)
Albert Franzen (I)
Jerry Kohn (LIBERT)

Votes

3,597,456
1,390,690
81,164
69,253

%

70.0%
27.1%
1.6%
1.4%