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US voters' views 2008: Election results

Barack Obama has been elected the first black president of the United States.

Here Republican and Democratic voters from across the US reflect on Obama's victory and look to the future.

Samantha Cramer
Samantha Cramer | Manassas, Virginia | Republican

Geoffrey Nolan
Geoffrey Nolan | Miami, Florida | Republican

Jason Rodriguez
Jason Rodriguez | Dallas, Texas | Republican

Jill Putnam
Jill Putnam | Cleveland, Georgia | Republican

Antoine Delaforte
Antoine Delaforte | Troy, Michigan | Republican

Andrea Economos
Andrea Economos | New York | Republican

Philip Craig Leiter
Philip Leiter | Minneapolis, Minnesota | Republican

Elizabeth Lamasney
Elizabeth Lamasney | Renton, Washington | Republican


The readers' panel has been selected from as wide a cross-section of people as possible and may not be representative of wider US public opinion.

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