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Wolf Blitzer announces Capitals bobblehead winner

Braden Holtby received more votes than Tom Wilson, Justin Williams

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After the entire country watched with bated breath on Tuesday, the results are in for Washington D.C.'s next big thing: Braden Holtby's bobblehead.

That's right, after a heated and contentious election that pitted teammate against teammate, Holtby's bobblehead narrowly defeated the little likenesses of Tom Wilson and Justin Williams on Washington Capitals Election Night.

In a special 24-second edition of "The Situation Room," CNN's Wolf Blitzer announced the winner in a video tweeted out by the Capitals. Fans cast their votes from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday on social media using the #CapsElectionNight hashtag. Holtby won the contest with 47 percent of the vote.

Tweet from @Capitals: Your 2016 #CapsElectionNight Bobblehead winner is Braden Holtby! Fans can get your Braden Holtby Bobblehead on March 21st at Verizon Center. pic.twitter.com/cwFGz6EgTb

Wilson's bobblehead had the body of Wilson the volleyball from the Tom Hanks movie "Cast Away." Williams' bobblehead had some wild hair and even got a late endorsement from captain Alex Ovechkin. But it was Holtby's figure, standing in front of a net and preparing to drink from a water bottle that won the night.

Fans will be able to get their Holtby bobbleheads March 21st at the Verizon Center before the Capitals take on the Calgary Flames.

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