President Barack Obama has been re-elected to a second term, defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney.
America’s first black president secured more than the 270 votes (275/203) in the electoral college needed to win. In his victory speech before supporters in Chicago, Mr Obama said he would talk to Mr Romney about “where we can work together to move this country forward”. Mr Obama said he was returning to the White House “more determined, and more inspired than ever about the work there is to do, and the future that lies ahead”.
Platform Twitter has won the lead role of intermediary sent congratulations to the winner. The first to react was the president of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy: “Very happy with President Obama’s re-election” he wrote in Dutch, then posted two other posts, Dutch and French, which says ” I’m glad with election of President Obama. “Congratulations my friend @ BarackObama warm” also wrote on Twitter British Prime Minister David Cameron, expressing ‘eagerness to continue working” with him. His was joined British Foreign Minister, William Hague. Also on his Twitter account, NATO Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, has sent “warm congratulations” to President Obama said that “the transatlantic bond remains as important as ever for peace and security, and that President Barack Obama has shown great leadership while maintaining it strong”. Grand absent from the avalanche of congratulations coming from political leaders who are loyal users of network Twitter was Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Nor on the site of Russian President Vladimir Putin has been posted any news in this regard.
Instead, former U.S. President Bill Clinton was the first person called by President Barack Obama after winning a second term of four years in the White House.