Who was the Republican for 2008?
On March 4, 2008, John McCain became the Republican presumptive presidential nominee when he obtained the 1,191 delegates necessary to receive the party’s nomination. Mike Huckabee announced his withdrawal from the race later in the evening.
Did Mitt Romney win the Republican nomination in 2008?
Though Romney did not win the nomination in 2008, Romney became the first Mormon on a major party’s presidential ticket when he won the nomination in 2012. In pursuing the Republican Party presidential nomination, he was following in the footsteps of his father, George W.
When was the 2008 Republican National Convention?
1 Sept 2008 – 4 Sept 2008
2008 Republican National Convention/Date
The United States 2008 Republican National Convention took place at the Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota, from September 1, through September 4, 2008.
Who was Obama up against in 2008?
2008 United States presidential election
|Nominee||Barack Obama||John McCain|
|Running mate||Joe Biden||Sarah Palin|
Where did the Democratic Party hold its 2008 Democratic national convention to pick a presidential and vice presidential candidate?
The convention was held in Denver, Colorado, from August 25 to 28, 2008, at the Pepsi Center. Senator Barack Obama from Illinois gave his acceptance speech on August 28 at Invesco Field in what the party called an “Open Convention”.
When was the Republican convention in Minneapolis?
1892 Republican National Convention
|Date(s)||June 7–10, 1892|
|Venue||Industrial Exposition Building|