Barack Obama elected President of United States

CNN projects that Sen. Barack Obama has won election as the next president of the United States.

CNN projects that Barack Obama will be the nation’s 44th president. Barack Obama will be sworn in as President on January 20th 2009.

Obama started his journey in Springfield, IL.
The 47-year-old Democratic senator from Illinois sealed his victory by defeating Republican Sen. John McCain in a string of wins in hardfought battleground states Ohio, Florida, Virginia and Iowa.

As polls closed on the West coast, the Illinois senator was projected to receive enough electoral votes to pass the 270-vote threshold.

Obama is projected to win California, Washington, Oregon and Hawaii.

At AskStudent, we congratulate Sen.Barack Obama. We are a great country and hopefully he will become a great President.

Congratulations President Obama. God Bless America