Minnesota joins nation in electing first black president of United States
Minnesota voters continued their trend of siding with Democratic presidential candidates, giving Barack Obama a win Tuesday.
They gave Obama a 54-44 win.
Minnesota DFL Chairman Brian Melendez said the Obama win was expected. His party faithful gathered at a downtown St. Paul hotel cheered through the night as if at a rock concert, with even stronger cheers whenever a network projected another Obama win.
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