First US results: Obama wins in New Hampshire town

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New York, Nov 4: As the first election results came trickling in, Barack Obama emerged victorious with a huge margin in the small town of Dixville Notch, New Hampshire. This small town of 75 people, in which only 21 are registered voters cast thier ballot for the 44th US President.

Obama registered a 15 out of 21 registered voters here. A full 100 percent of registered voters in the village cast ballots. For decade, this sleepy town Dixville Notch has been the first town to tally its ballots in the country. Dixville Notch has a Republican history, voting for President George W. Bush in 2000 and 2004, while previously voting for both President George H.W. Bush in 1992 and Bob Dole in 1996.

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