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Barack Obama


Picture of Barack Obama
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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-2008 Democratic President 8274473 Win
11-06-2012 Democratic President 7854285 Win

Candidate Biography:

Barack Hussein Obama
Born: August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii
Married: Michelle Obama (m. 1993)
Children: Malia and Natasha

1992: Director, Project Vote
1994-1997: Executive Director, Developing Communities Project
1997-2004: Senator, Illinois State Legislature
2000: Primary Candidate for Congress [Illinois] (Lost; 30.4%)
2005-2008: Member, United States Senate [Illinois]
2009-Present: President of the United States

  • PLACENAME: California is home to the Barack Obama Charter School (Compton), Barack Obama Global Preparation Academy (Los Angeles), Barack Obama Academy (Oakland), and a street in Seaside named Obama Way. 
  • AWARD: Nobel Peace Prize (2009).

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