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November 2008 Election Results


Congratulations to Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Carl Levin, Gary Peters, Andy Meisner, Jessica Cooper, Ellen Cogen Lipton, and Janet Jackson! And our thanks and gratitude to the fantastic slate of Democratic candidates!

Of those who cast a straight party ticket in Berkley, 1,892 (57%) were for the Democratic Party. Including those straight party votes with balance of the votes for the various races, here is how Berkley voted on Tuesday, November 4th.

Candidate(s) Votes Cast % Cast
Barack Obama and Joe Biden 5,713 60%
Carl Levin, U.S. Senate 5,965 66%
Gary Peters, U.S. Congress, 9th District 5,079 56%
Ellen Cogen Lipton, MI House, 27th District 4,796 57%
Brenda Lawrence, Oakland County Executive 3,606 41%
Jessica Cooper, Prosecuting Attorney 4,961 59%
Jane Boudreau, Oakland County Sheriff 3,426 39%
Sheila Smith, Oakland County Clerk/Register of Deeds 4,146 52%
Andy Meisner, Oakland County Treasurer 5,266 63%
Brett Nicholson, Oakland County Drain Commissioner 4,002 51%
Janet Jackson, County Commissioner, 21st District 4,130 53%
Proposal 2 5,947 65%

Berkley voter turnout (by precinct):

The City of Berkley has 12,108 registered voters. Of our registered voter population, 9,485 participated in the historic 2008 election - over 78%!

Precinct Ballots Cast Eligible Voters % Turnout
Precinct 1 1,089 2,096 51.96 %
Precinct 2 1,039 1,892 54.92 %
Precinct 3 1,481 2,823 52.46 %
Precinct 4 1,012 1,699 59.56 %
Precinct 5 839 1,362 61.60 %
Precinct 6 1,308 2,236 58.50 %
Absentee 2,717 N/A N/A