Primaries 2008

US Presidential Election 2008

US Presidential Election 2008

American democracy hinges on the knowledge of the American people. With the presidential election race now upon us, it’s a good idea to learn about the details of the election process. Our Presidential Election 2008 Web Guide provides the best resources for recent election news and information, so you can be on top of your facts and figures as readily as any expert. Welcome to the fast track of U.S. presidential elections 2008. We also offer a Spanish-language version of the Guide.

The Candidates and Their Positions

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2008 Election Coverage

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2008 Election Polls

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Primaries 2008

Presidential primaries help determine which candidate will get his or her party's nomination. Caucuses are an important part of the primary process as well. Only a handful of states have caucuses, although the results are telling and highly anticipated. The Iowa caucus marks the beginning of the presidential primaries and the first steps towards each party’s nomination of its official candidate. Below you’ll find information on caucuses and primaries and how you can participate in the process.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • For the most recent primary and caucus results, as well as background information on the primary process, go to Today's Election News Roundup at findingDulcinea's Beyond the Headlines. To get more involved with politics in general, visit findingDulcinea's Getting Politically Active Web Guide.
  • If you want to track how a candidate fared in past primaries, CNN Election Center 2008 keeps a calendar that includes detailed results from any race thus far. Just go to the month of interest and click on the day of the primary for full coverage.
  • findingDulcinea’s Beyond the Headlines article, “Superdelegates Could Sway Party Nomination,” explains the role of Superdelegates in the upcoming primaries and their potential influence in deciding party nominees.

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Campaign Finance for the 2008 Presidential Candidates

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