On November 4, 2008, Barack Obama defeated John McCain in the general election with 365 electoral votes to McCain’s 173 and became the first African American to be elected President of the United States. In his victory speech, delivered before a crowd of hundreds of thousands of his supporters in Chicago’s Grant Park, Obama proclaimed that “change has come to America“.
On January 8, 2009, Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States in an inaugural ceremony at the U.S. Capitol. Sports Poster Warehouse wants to congratulate the new President, along with all of his party members. All of the best in 2009 and beyond!