List of Barack Obama 2008 presidential campaign endorsements

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This is a list of notable persons and groups who formally endorsed or voiced support for Senator Barack Obama's presidential campaign during the Democratic Party primaries and the general election.

U.S. presidents and vice presidents[edit]

U.S. senators[edit]

Current[edit]

Former[edit]

U.S. representatives[edit]

Current[edit]

Former[edit]

Governors[edit]

Current[edit]

Former[edit]

Presidential staff and advisors[edit]

Military[edit]

National political figures[edit]

Mayors[edit]

State, local and territory officials[edit]

Publications[edit]

Newspapers[edit]

Magazines[edit]

Academics[edit]

Economists[edit]

Scientists[edit]

  • Sally Ride, physicist, former NASA astronaut, first American woman in space[366]
  • Other academics[edit]

    Business people[edit]

    Fashion designers[edit]

    Labor unions[edit]

    Labor leaders & union officials[edit]

    Social and political activists[edit]

    Organizations[edit]

    Environmental organizations, humane organizations, and wildlife groups[edit]

    Other organizations[edit]

    Native American tribes[edit]

    Entertainers and artists[edit]

    Actors and actresses[edit]

    Comedians[edit]

    Directors[edit]

    Models[edit]

    Musicians[edit]

    Television and radio personalities[edit]

    Writers[edit]

    Foreign writers[edit]

    Athletes and sports[edit]

    NBA basketball players[edit]

    NFL football[edit]

    Major League Baseball (MLB)[edit]

    Wrestlers and boxers[edit]

    Others[edit]

    Notable family members of political figures[edit]

    Other notable individuals[edit]

    Foreign political figures[edit]

    See also[edit]

    References[edit]

    1. ^ Rhee, Foon (June 3, 2008). "Carter to formally endorse Obama". The Boston Globe. Retrieved April 10, 2009.
    2. ^ "Bill Clinton endorses Obama bid". BBC News. June 25, 2008. Retrieved April 10, 2009.
    3. ^ Graham-Felsen, Sam (June 16, 2008). "Message from Al Gore: "My Endorsement"; Watch the Live Stream Tonight at 8:30 pm EDT". BarackObama.com. Archived from the original on November 30, 2008. Retrieved April 10, 2009.
    4. ^ Gore, Al (June 16, 2008). "My endorsement". AlGore.com. Archived from the original on June 17, 2008. Retrieved April 10, 2009.
    5. ^ "Former VP Mondale Now Supports Obama". WCCO-TV. June 4, 2008. Retrieved April 10, 2009.[permanent dead link]
    6. ^ Senator Daniel Akaka Endorses Barack Obama; Delegate Countdown – 151 To Go Archived May 13, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
    7. ^ a b c Bragg, Dennis (June 3, 2008). "MT superdelegates side with Obama". montanasnewsstation.com. Archived from the original on July 14, 2011. Retrieved October 26, 2008.
    8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Endorsements '08". The Hill. Archived from the original on July 18, 2008. Retrieved February 13, 2016.
    9. ^ Senator Jeff Bingaman Endorses Barack Obama Archived April 30, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
    10. ^ a b c d e f g h Sargent, Greg (June 4, 2008). "Bloc of Neutral Senators Says It's Time To Get Behind Obama". TPM Election Central. Talking Points Memo. Archived from the original on July 29, 2008. Retrieved October 26, 2008.