CNN sees online traffic spike during midterm election

screen-shot-2010-11-03-at-22723-pm-copy saw nearly 80 million page views Tuesday, its best day since the Michael Jackson Memorial in July 2009.

Unique visitors to the site were up 10% from the 2006 midterm high, and 26% higher than the previous four-week average. The site also logged nearly a quarter million views of live video during the election night.

The other networks have yet to release numbers.