Politics: Barack Obama Elected President of The USA
Posted November 5, 2008on:
Last night, Barack Obama became the 44th President of The United States of America, making him the first African-American to be elected President. Obama, a first-term Democratic senator from Illinois beat second-time Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, winning the popular vote by 52% and the Electoral vote 349 to 163.
The election proved even more victorious for Democrats, which now have the majority in both the House and Senate, the first time since 1994. In case you missed the historic victory speech, you can catch the full thing here: