Executive Branch timeline


Barack Obama

Approx. August 4, 1961 - Approx. Present

Political party Demcratic

Before President


Obama published an autobiography, Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance, this lead him to his seat as a senate in Illinois. He ran for He ran as a Democrat and won election in 1996.

Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.

February 5, 2008

Ran against John Mcain

November 4, 2008

Mcain lost to president Obama. On the electoral map Mcain lost with 173 electoral votes . (Red states for republicans)

Vice president : Joe Biden

2009 - 2017

Elected for President

January 20, 2009 - January 20, 2017


February 18, 2009

President Barack Obama as Commander-In-Chief because he is approving an increase of troops for Afghanistan.

Chief Administrator

March 3, 2009

President Barack Obama as Chief Administrator talking about the economy and what is expected and what he plans to do about it.

Chief legislator

October 28, 2009

Chief Legislator, the President signs bills of congress , President Obama is signing a "Hate Crimes" Bill.

Chief Citizen

October 29, 2009

President Barack Obama as Chief Citizen because he is connecting with the "regular" people, not visiting dignitaries.

Chief of Party

November 1, 2009

Chief of Party, the President helps members of his political party get elected to office, President Obama is at a rally in support of Governor Corzine.

Public opinion

December 5, 2009

Peoples opinion on Obama was the he was going to better the economy, lower tings such as taxes and gas prices.

Public opinion #2

March 4 2011

Public opinon didn't change much with president Obama. Many voters still felt like he was doing his job in office.

Cheif of state

May 29, 2011

President Obama travels to Joplin, Missouri to meet with those in the community who lost so much in the devastating tornados and participates in a Memorial Service

Ran against Mitt Romney

November 6, 2012

Obama won the 2012 election to Romney with 332 electoral votes( blue states) and Romney lost with 206 electoral votes (red states)

Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity ( Executive order)

February 12, 2013

Cheif of executive

January 30, 2014

Obama signs executive order authorizing government-wide review of federal job training program.

Majority party in both houses of congress

March 4, 2016

Majority of the party in both Senate and House of representitives was demacratic

Vetoed bill #2

June 8, 2016

On June 8, 2016, Obama vetoed HJ Res 88. The resolution proposed preventing the U.S. Department of Labor from implementing a rule that required retirement investment advisors to put their customer’s interests first when providing advice.

Chief Diplomat

August 9, 2016

President Barack Obama is seen as Chief Diplomat when he is speaking with other nations about foreign policies

Vetoed bll#1

September 23, 2016

On September 23, 2016, President Barack Obama vetoed S 2040—the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA)

After President

January 30, 2017

After serving his time as president, former President Obama released his first statement after leaving office in support of the widespread demonstrations protesting President Trump’s executive order that called for "extreme vetting" to "keep radical Islamic terrorists out of the United States of America."