2008 will go down as a historic election, and not just because of the results. Turnout has exceeded expections, particularly in the morning hours. The Chicago Board of Elections is predicting that 80-82% of registered voters came out to the polls today, pushing the numbers over the 1 million mark.
Here's some quick video of Senator Obama voting with his family earlier today at his polling place in Chicago's Hyde Park.‚ It's been featured on every network around the globe.‚ But what you didn't see is the swarm of media from around the world gathered to witness the event.‚ Crews from as far
People have been seriously struck with election fever lately- some are so excited that they can't even wait for the real thing. Flickr group member Brian Hagy documented one at Baker Demonstration School. He writes:
Flickr group member PrettyDelicious contributed this video of the line to early vote in Gary, Indiana over the weekend. Did anyone else see lines this long? Tell us in the comments or contribute your election related photos to our pool with the tag "e08"!