BARACK OBAMA’S NOV 4, 2008 ELECTION
Barack Obama first contested as the a presidential
candidate in 2008.
He was then a Senator of Illinios
His running mate was Joe Biden who was then the Senator
Obama vied for presidency from a Democratic Ticket.
He was selected as the Democratic presidential candidate
and became the first African American president to be
nominated in a major ticket.
In this presentation, Obama’s Nov 4, 2008 election is
discussed further for the ultimate outcome and meaning.
Obama vied for US presidency as Illinois Senator; his
running mate Joe Biden was Senator of Delaware.
He was name Democratic presidential candidate in
2008 and became not only one of the youngest
contestant but also the first African American to be
selected for a major nomination ticket.
He contested to the ballot against McCain who was
Senator of Arizona then.
He won the election and became the first African
American elected president .
He became the third sitting senator, after Warren G.
Harding and John F. Kennedy, to be elected president.
Obama was announced president on January 8, 2009