Presidential transition of Barack Obama

Presidential transition of Barack Obama
Date of electionNovember 4, 2008
Inauguration dateJanuary 20, 2009
President-electBarack Obama (Democrat)
Vice president-electJoe Biden (Democrat)
Outgoing presidentGeorge W. Bush (Republican)
Outgoing vice presidentDick Cheney (Republican)
HeadquartersChicago, Illinois and Washington, D.C.
Executive Director
Chris Lu
$12 million
Website[dead link]

The presidential transition of Barack Obama began when he won the United States presidential election on November 4, 2008, and became the president-elect. Obama was formally elected by the Electoral College on December 15, 2008. The results were certified by a joint session of Congress on January 8, 2009, and the transition ended when Obama was inaugurated at noon EST on January 20, 2009.[1][2]

  1. ^ Nagourney, Adam (November 4, 2008). "Obama Wins Election". The New York Times. Retrieved November 5, 2008.
  2. ^ Barr, Andy (December 15, 2008). "Electoral College weighs in for Obama". Politico. Retrieved December 15, 2008.

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