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 wereGeorge W Bush - for president
Dick Cheney - for vice president
Democratic PartyJohn Forbes Kerry - for president
John Edwards - for vice president
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%.