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  US Elections
Election 2004
John Kerry
George Bush
Donkeys and elephants
What does the President do?
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Candidates: John Kerry and George Bush Election 2004

When was it?
The US Presidential election took place on 2 November. Voting always takes place on the first Tuesday in November, every fourth year.

The candidates were
Republican Party

  • George W Bush - for president
  • Dick Cheney - for vice president

    Democratic Party

  • John Forbes Kerry - for president
  • John Edwards - for vice president

    Outcome
    President Bush was re-elected for a second and final term.

    He secured 279 votes in the electoral college, against John Kerry's 252.

    In the popular vote Bush got 51% of the votes cast, against Kerry's 49%.


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