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Election Day Liveblogs, Reaction and Analysis from HuffPost Bloggers -- Page 2

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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The First President Who is Black

Paul Finkelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Finkelman

In the end Obama is not America`s first black president -- he is America`s first president who happens to be black. The difference is huge.

Turnout "Hurricane" In St. Louis, Missouri

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

USA Today reports: "It's unbelievable," Robert Ware, a monitor with the St. Louis Board of Election Commissioners, says about turnout in his area. "...

Out of Line: Exit Poll

Mort Gerberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mort Gerberg

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Tim Robbins' Polling Place Nightmare: He's Turned Away! (VIDEO)

TMZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Politically active actor Tim Robbins almost didn't get to vote in New York. TMZ reports Robbins was turned away at his polling place. There was some...

GOP Ballot Segregation Effort Fails

Daily Herald | Russell Lissau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Illinois Republican Party's legal attempt to stop thousands of Lake County ballots from being counted on Election Day essentially ended Monday whe...

Yes. We. Did.

Steven Weber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Weber

As Obama has campaigned, so shall he govern. And as he won, so have we won. We must preserve, protect and defend the nation we have won back.

Voter Turnout: The Craziest Election Day Stories (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With record numbers expected to head to the polls all across America today, crazy moments are bound to ensue. Check out some of the best stories so fa...

Over 1,000 Students Lined Up To Vote At Penn State (VIDEO)

Video The Vote | Bill Shiebler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At 7 am on Election Day, there was already a line of almost 1000 students to vote at Penn State University, PA. Watch: Read more on the ground Elec...

Hooray for Pennsylvania

Chris Durang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Durang

You know what, I'm shell shocked. I can't feel glad yet, that's a quirk of mine, it's hard for me to celebrate.

How Stylish People Plan To Party On Election Night

Refinery29 Pipeline | Christene Barberich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

You've donated, you've canvassed, you've taken train rides to swing states. You've even cold-called on Sunday mornings in exchange for free Bloody Mar...

Palm Beach Ballot Confusion (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The center of voting controversy in 2000, Palm Beach, Florida is back in the news with their 2008 confusing ballot. As Kerry Sanders demonstrated on M...

Who's Watching?

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

When we vote, there will be many by our side we can't see, but they'll be watching us. Whitman wrote that for all we know, he may be standing looking over our shoulders now. He may be right.

Election Results Liveblog

Jacob Heilbrunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob Heilbrunn

Gov. Ed Rendell seemed very confident a few minutes ago that Obama will score big in the Philadelphia suburbs, making it next to impossible for McCain to take the state.

Signs on Election Day (PHOTO SLIDESHOW)

Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rebecca Shapiro

The signs of November 4th depict support for some candidates, disdain for others, voting poll instructions and last minute pleas. They're on lawns, c...

Election Night, Do Not Concede: Open Letter Signed By Gore Vidal & Others

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

It is reasonable to once again expect further manipulation on election night by some Republican officials, as in 2004; should we also expect Democrats to once again concede in the face of fraud?

Some Glitches In Cook County Voting

Crain's Chicago Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Scattered voting glitches were reported at some area polling places Tuesday. Cook County is considering keeping three polling areas open an hour past...

Have a Transformative Election Day

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah van Gelder

Votekindly.org is not naive about possible voter suppression activities. But they are calling on voters to stand up to these methods -- with clarity and kindness.

Cool, Calm and Collected at Grand Rapids Polling Station

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Treul

With McCain's surprise withdrawal from the state on Oct. 2, and Obama enjoying a major advantage in the latest polling, Michigan's 17 electoral votes ...

The Clintons Vote For Obama In Chappaqua (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO Early Election Day morning Bill and Hillary Clinton voted for Obama in Chappaqua, NY. The pair cast their votes at Douglas G. ...

An Obituary for the Bush Administration

Alex Geana | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alex Geana

This is the great gift of the Bush administration, that apathy has fallen by the way side; citizens are once again active in government. This is George Bush's legacy.

Will Young People Deliver This Time? Here's Hoping.

Isabel Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Isabel Kaplan

I am a student at a very liberal university in a very liberal city. I have seen all of two McCain-Palin shirts today. Every other person I pass has ...

Truth or Fiction: Voting by Memoir

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Henry Sterry

McCain didn't even write his memoir. And the book reads like it was written by the captain of the football team who had the smart kid do it for him.

Election Day: Record Number Of Voters Expected

AP | DEBORAH HASTINGS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lines stretched around buildings and down city blocks as people waited hours to cast ballots in the historic presidential race between Barack Obama an...

Barack Obama, Joe Biden, McCain And The Clintons Vote (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Across the country candidates have returned home to vote. First up were Barack Obama in Chicago and Joe Biden in Delaware. The Clintons voted in Chap...