Election of 2004

In 2004, the incumbent George W. Bush faced Senator John Kerry form Massachusetts.  During the first term of President Bush, the country saw the worst attack on US soil since Pearl Harbor.  The wars that ensued were at the forefront of campaign debates.  Kerry was a Vietnam veteran turned anti-war candidate.  Bush stood behind his record in the previous years. Bush won with 286 electoral votes, this time winning the popular vote as well.


Campaign Poster

43 Gwb, W 2004, poster, 2004
W 2004, 2004 (Library of Congress)

election of 2004 map

National Atlas

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