Yes, We Did!
At 11:00 PM ET, the instant polls closed in the west, CNN officially called the election for Barack Obama.
Results as of 1:52 am ET. Updates in the morning:
U.S President - Popular Vote
Obama (D) 52% - WINNER
McCain (R) 46%
U.S. President - Electoral Vote
Obama (D) - 338 - WINNER
McCain (R) - 163
270 votes needed for presidency
And the earliest, earliest, earliest returns -- which in retrospect predicted the win for Obama -- came in just after midnight ET from Dixville Notch, New Hampshire.
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