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US ELECTIONS 2008 PRIMARIES & CONVENTIONS

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New

Hampshire

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Other January

primaries &

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N.B. FL & MI penalised

by RNC and DNC for

holding primaries too

early (“frontloading”)

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Democrats Iowa caucus &

New Hampshire

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Total of Delegates

by Feb 2nd

Clinton 23 133

Obama 34 136

Edwards 10 25

2118 needed for

nomination

Republicans (also Wyoming

caucus)

McCain 7 93

Romney 15 77

Huckabee 31 40

Giuliani 0 1191 needed for

nomination

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Super

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- Dems

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Democrats Super

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Total by

Feb 6th

Clinton 830 963

Obama 830 984

2118 needed for

nomination

Republicans

McCain 628 721

Romney 216 293

Huckabee 167 207

1191 needed for

nomination

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Democrats Total by

Feb 25th

Clinton 1264

Obama 1353

2118 needed for

nomination

Republicans

McCain 976

Huckabee 254

1191 needed for

nomination

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Democrats States won Total by

March 5th

Clinton 17 1317

Obama 24 1456

2118 needed for

nomination

Republicans

McCain 20 1253

Huckabee 8 271

1191 needed for

nomination

Clinched nomination

March 4th

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Democrats States

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Total by

April 24th

Clinton 18 1420 (+ 258 super-delegates) = 1678

Obama 24 1556 (+233 super-delegates) = 1789

2118 needed for nomination

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Democratic

Convention

Republican

Convention

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• http://edition.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/08/20/explainer.conventions/index.html

• BBC video coverage – Democratic Convention 2008

• http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/7581517.stm

• http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/7583622.stm

• http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/7585410.stm

• http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/7587335.stm

• BBC video coverage – Republican Convention 2008

• http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/7595204.stm

• http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/7597322.stm

• http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/7599472.stm

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• http://edition.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/08/20/explainer.conventions/index.html

• 2012 Republican Convention

ABC RNC Day 1 highlights - http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/video/ann-romney-

chris-christie-republican-national-convention-highlights-17101752 -

WSJ Day 2 (long but starts with Ryan) -

http://blogs.wsj.com/wsjam/2012/08/30/rnc-day-2/tab/video/

ABC RNC Day 3 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ueDQIpcNEUA

• 2012 Democratic Convention

ABC Dem Convention summary from youtube -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjuUIuob1AY

• Notes on Conventions – p62-69 – Where/when? + 3 formal and 3 informal

functions – 1½ - 2 sides, spiderdiagram?