Tuesday, November 04, 2008

First result declared in US election

The first result in the US election has been declared. In Dixville Notch, New Hampshire, the vote was 15-6 in favour of the Illinois senator Barack Obama over Republican John McCain, the senator from Arizona. Obama is the first Democrat to win there since 1968. In Hart's Location, another early-voting New Hampshire area, Obama got 17 votes to 10 for McCain and two write-in votes for U.S. Ron Paul, R-Texas [CNN / BBC / Xinhua].

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