Obama won over in Dixville Notch

November 4th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot  

Barack ObamaThe election emerged at Dixville Notch, the first town in America where Democrat won Dixville Notch for the first time since 1968.

It was the first results the 2008 general election, the small town Dixville Notch, New Hampshire performed its tradition of election by having everyone to vote at midnight and results reported immediately. Obama won over McCain with 15 of 21 votes, that means only 6 votes is for John McCain.

Interestingly, this is the first time in 50 years that Democrat party being more preferred in Dixville Notch, a small village which there are only around 75 residents live in. It is drawing national media attention for being the first place in the country to make its presidential preferences known.

Dixville Notch is an unincorporated village, with a population of approximately 75, in the Dixville township of Coos County, New Hampshire, USA. The town is known for being one of the first places to declare its results during United States presidential elections and the New Hampshire primary. It is located in the far north of the state, approximately 20 miles (32 km) from Canada.

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