America has spoken! With a majority of 303 electoral votes (he needed 270 to win), President Barack Obama has been re-elected for a second term as POTUS!
Obama’s campaign announced the news with this tweet:
This happened because of you. Thank you.
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) November 7, 2012
And this one:
The photo above quickly became the most re-tweeted tweet in Twitter history (beating out former record holders Justin Bieber and NFL’s TJ Lang)!
During his acceptance speech, the President acknowledged that change, while difficult, is attainable. He also promised that the “best is yet to come.”
Watch the President’s acceptance speech here: