Election day Web traffic: Instapundit, WashingtonPost traffic doubles

The biggest Election Day winner was DrudgeReport.com. The number of Tuesday visitors to the site was nearly 1 mln, according to comScore Networks. That’s 60% more than Drudge’s usual daily traffic. The Kerry and Bush campaign sites each saw daily traffic double, while FoxNews.com hosted 1.8 mln visitors, about 75% more than on a usual day. Comparablly, CNN.com had 63% more visitors, while WashingtonPost.com was up 98%. The number of visits to some of the biggest political Weblogs was high. DailyKos.com’s traffic was nearly triple normal at 260,000 visitors, while Instapundit was up by 140%.