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Americans Vote. The World Speaks.

Political news junkies, listen up! Global Voices U.S. election weblog, Voices without Votes is working round the clock to provide you with constant fix of world opinion.

Today, on election day in the United States, African bloggers have offered solidarity to Obama, a Venezuelan blogger wrote a poem about the impossibility of a Black man winning the election, and in Paris bloggers are planning parties, parties, parties.

Hoa Quach on Voices without Votes, quotes Asian bloggers who shared their anxieties about the upcoming results before going to sleep in a distant time zone:

In Indonesia, Maman wrote that an “anxious feeling” was coming over her. And, despite the polls agreeing with her, she is preparing for a GOP win:

“I am really having a strange feeling about the US Election, it's a strange feeling I can't describe. The poll survey surely go to my favor, OBAMA will win, but I do believe that race will play in the final result. I try to scare myself with the reality IF GOP win this election, it will be a big POUNCH on only to my stomach, but to almost most of the average American.”

In South Korea, Expat Jane, writes that she’s also feeling “nerves and anxiety” but is excited to find out the results:

“I've been so very cool during most of this campaign. At least, when it comes to the discussion of Obama winning because I believe he will. By this time tomorrow, we'll know.”

Don't forget to visit Voices without Votes tomorrow for reactions to the winner of the most exciting election in recent memory…

Voices without Votes, Americans vote, the world speaks

1 comment

  • Lizah

    Well now we know Obama prevailed, thank goodness. I cannot express how relieved and happy I am. The challenges ahead of America and the world are daunting–Obama properly called attention to them in his speech–but if I believe anything I believe he will be a President who listens to others, who will respect others, and who takes his responsibilities very seriously.

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