DIXVILLE NOTCH, New Hampshire (CNN) - The first people to cast ballots in New Hampshire favored Republican Sen. John McCain and Democratic Sen. Barack Obama.
The results were announced at 12:08 a.m. in Dixville Notch, a hamlet of about 75 people near the Canadian border. Dixville Notch is the first community to vote in the first primary election of the 2008 presidential race.
Among Republicans, McCain received four votes compared with two for Mitt Romney and one for Rudy Giuliani. Among Democrats, Obama received seven votes compared with two for John Edward's and one for Bill Richardson.
– CNN's Tom Foreman contributed to this report