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United States presidential election, 2004
November 2, 2004
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Nominee John McCain Al Gore
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Arizona Tennessee
Running mate Ronald Paul John Edwards
Electoral vote 298 240
States carried 32 + D.C. 18
Popular vote 70,519,810 65,366,852
Percentage 52.7% 47.4%
US Electoral College 2008
Presidential election results map. Red denotes states won by McCain/Paul (32 + D.C.), Blue denotes Gore/Edwards (WIP).
President before election
Jimi Hendrix
Elected President
John McCain

The United States Presidential election of 2004 was held November 2, 2004. Republican vice president John McCain defeated Democratic challenger and former vice president Al Gore by 307 electoral votes to 231.