November 8th, 2008
12:01 AM ET
5 years ago

What do you do about post-election blues?

David Kronmiller will focus on writing and filmmaking now that he doesn't have election polls to check.
David Kronmiller will focus on writing and filmmaking now that he doesn't have election polls to check.

(CNN) - When David Kronmiller wakes up and sits down at his computer in the morning, he usually checks the Huffington Post, the Drudge Report, Politico and the polls on RealClearPolitics. But the day after the election, he realized he didn't need to check those polls. There weren't any.

"There is some sadness to that," said Kronmiller, a North Hollywood, California, resident who frequently contributes his views to iReport.com.

Although he supported President-elect Barack Obama since the primaries, the end of the presidential election means he won't have a race to follow anymore.

"I expect serious withdrawal, like, tonight or tomorrow," he said Wednesday.

After two intense years of campaign ups and downs for both major U.S. political parties, the nation has finally settled on a president. Although initially, Obama's victory brings celebrations for supporters, experts say the let-down that voters of each side may feel after the campaign is akin to postpartum depression.

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