On election night Bush’s site got 317K visitors, Kerry’s – 306K

ComScore indicated that both the Kerry-Edwards 2004 and Bush-Cheney 2004 Web sites received more than 300,000 hits from US visitors Monday. The traffic spike, on the eve of the election, more than doubled the average daily traffic for both sites. GeorgeWBush.com landed 317,000 visits, roughly 3% more than Kerry’s site, which tallied 306,000 on Monday. Traffic to the Kerry site was 128% higher than normal, while the Bush site was up by 103%. ComScore said workplace users accounted for more than half of all traffic to each campaign site. While 160,000 work-based Web surfers visited Kerry’s site yesterday, 189,000 sought out Bush’s.