Election Night Headlines – President Elect Obama


Kottke.org – “Hell Yeah Obama Won”

I’ve gathered screen shots of 32 prominent websites and news organizations from tonight’s historic event, Barack Obama being elected President of the United States.  I’ve placed a few favorites at the top here including Kottke.org, Fox News, the Chicago Tribune, and a few others.  Click on the pictures to view the full-size image.

Fox News

Fox News – “President Obama”

Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune – “Barack Obama, our next president”


Slate.com – “President Obama: He won Ohio. He’s going to the White House.”

The Huffington Post

The Huffington Post – “President-Elect Obama”

New York Times

New York Times – “Racial Barrier Falls in Heavy Turnout”

Seattle Times

Seattle Times – “Obama Wins, Makes History”


FiveThirtyEight.com – “Barack Obama President-Elect of the United States”

Los Angeles Times

LA Times – “Obama Wins: First African American In Highest U.S. Office”

Los Angeles Times II -

L.A. Times II -“Obama Wins: That is the True Genius of America – That America Can Change”

The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal – “Obama Sweeps to Historic Victory”


BarackObama.com – “Thank You; Change Can Happen”

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Seattle PI – “Obama Victorious”

Real Clear Politics

Real Clear Politics – “Barack Obama Elected President”


BBC – “Obama Wins Historic US Election”

The Onion

The Onion – “Nation Finally Shitty Enough To Make Social Progress”

Google News

Google News / Associated Press – “Obama Becomes First Black President in Landslide”

C.S. Monitor

C.S. Monitor – “Obama Sweeps to Historic Win”


NPR – “Obama Sails to a Sweeping Victory”


MSNBC – “Obama Wins Presidency”


CNN – “Change Has Come to America”

Washington Post

Washington Post – “Obama Sweeps to Victory in History-Making Campaign”

USA Today

USA Today – “Obama: ‘This Is Your Victory'”

ABC News

ABC News – “Mr. President”


Guardian.co.uk – “President Obama”

The Stranger

The Stranger – “FUCK YEAH! President Barack Obama”


Seattlest.com – Obama is President-Elect by a Landslide”


Politico – “History Happens: Obama Wins”

Seattle Weekly

Seattle Weekly – “Barack Obama Will Be Our Next President”

Daily Kos

Daily Kos

Talking Points Memo

Talking Points Memo – “Obama Elected 44th President; ‘The Dream of Our Founders Is Alive'”

San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle – “Barack Obama: ‘Change Has Come To America'”

UPDATE: Kottke.org has a listing of people who saved screen shots and other web-souvenirs last night in his 2008 election headlines post, including myself.

By Kane Jamison.

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