Obama Wins First Town's Vote

New Hampshire village votes Democratic for first time in 40 years
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 4, 2008 1:48 AM CST

(Newser) – Barack Obama has won a landslide victory in the first town in America to vote, AP reports. The 21 registered voters of New Hampshire's Dixville Notch hit the polls shortly after the stroke of midnight and chose Obama over John McCain 15 to 6. It is the first time the tiny town has chosen a Democrat since it picked Hubert Humphrey in 1968.