ELECTIONS

Election Day in America

Citizens take to their local voting centers to cast ballots on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, as the tight race between President Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney comes to a close. 

 

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Nov. 6, 2012: Victor "Snake Mann" Wolder, marks his ballot on Election Day in Las Vegas. 

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Nov. 6, 2012: Voters cast their ballots at the First Church of the Open Bible in Des Moines, Iowa. 

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Nov. 6, 2012: Leslie Fabian reacts after successfully voting electronically on Election Day at the 24-hour Su Nueva Laundromat in Chicago.

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Nov. 6, 2012: Specialists Abdul Scott, bottom right, of Elizabeth, N.J., and Cullin King, of Hillside, N.J., fill out affidavits as they cast their vote on Election Day, in Hoboken, N.J., while members of the New Jersey National Guard can be seen through a window as they gather outside Hoboken City Hall.  

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Nov. 4, 2012: Mateo Guillen, 5, waits for his grandmother, Rose Richardson, to fill out her ballot while voting early at the State Division of Elections office in Anchorage, Alaska. 

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Nov. 6, 2012: Under the lights of a generator, poll worker John DeSilva moves voting booths into a tent serving as a polling site in Midland Beach, a section of Staten Island, N.Y., on Election Day. The original polling site, a school, was damaged by superstorm Sandy. 

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Nov. 5, 2012: Sandy Saddler, center, casts her ballot during early voting at a polling place in downtown Chicago.

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Nov. 5, 2012: Workers carry voting machines up a set of debris-covered steps at East Elementary School in Long Beach, N.Y., as it is prepped to serve as a polling station in advance of Election Day, Nov. 6. 

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Oct. 30, 2012: Voters stand in line during the fourth day of early voting in North Miami, as Floridians cast their ballot seven days before Election Day. 

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Nov. 6, 2012: A sign directs people to a polling site in a school that also is serving as a donation site for victims of superstorm Sandy in the Midland Beach section of Staten Island, N.Y. 

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Nov. 5, 2012: Mary Lyons hands out registration forms as voters line up to cast their early votes at the City County Building in Indianapolis. 

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Nov. 5, 2012: A sign put up by a community group called Rebuild Rockaway shows voting locations in the Rockaway neighborhoods in Queens, New York, in the wake of superstorm Sandy. 

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Nov. 6, 2012: Election officers Charles Hunt, far left, and John James, second from left, help a voter with a new machine on Election Day, in Elizaville, Ky. 

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Nov. 5, 2012: Voters wait in line outside the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections in Cleveland on the final day of early voting. 

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Oct. 28, 2012: The Rev. Richard Dunn, left, from the Faith Community Baptist Church and organizer of "Souls to the Polls" early voting program, helps Betty Gray as she walks to vote in Miami.

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Nov. 6, 2012: Voters walk into their polling place, Star Bridge Christian Center, to cast their ballots in the general election before sunrise in Wildwood, Mo. 

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Nov. 6, 2012: Michael Fiscus, of Scranton, Pa., cast his vote at a polling place inside a fire station in Scranton, Pa. 

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Nov. 6, 2012: Madison Hasani, 3, peeks out of a voting booth while her father Alvaro Hasani, 28, casts his vote during Election Day at Hoboken City Hall, in Hoboken, N.J. 

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Nov. 6, 2012: Tim Indahl votes at the Krishna Temple polling station on Election Day, in Salt Lake City. 

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Nov. 6, 2012: Voters cast their ballots in Delias beauty salon, which turned into a polling place, on Election Day, on South Side of Chicago. 

 

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Nov. 6, 2012: Lily Holthe, 2, fills out a sample ballot while her mother casts her vote at the Minnehaha County Administration Building in Sioux Falls, S.D.

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Nov. 6, 2012: Mike Maloney briefly stops traffic so Elizabeth Rahn can cross the street to get to her polling place, outside the Rochester Senior Center in Rochester, Minn.  

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Nov. 6, 2012: After voting, Mike Weigart, 30, carries his ballot and his surfboard to the ballot box at the polling place at the Venice Beach lifeguard headquarters in Los Angeles. Weigart said "It's awesome the polling place is where I surf." 

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Nov. 6, 2012: A Dalmatian dog watches as California Gov. Jerry Brown, left, votes at a fire station in Oakland, Calif.

 

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Nov. 6, 2012: Early morning voters were not deterred by the cold rain as they come to cast their ballots at Haverhill Town Hall, northeast of Rochester, Minn. 

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Nov. 6, 2012: Classical studies major Omar Dyette, from Racine, Wis., front right, mans a table outside the polls on the campus of Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio.

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Nov. 6, 2012: Tim Indahl votes at the Krishna Temple polling station on Election Day in Salt Lake City. 

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Nov. 6, 2012: Karl and Twilla Eisele, of Wellsville, Kan., leave the old Brown School after voting in rural Wellsville, Kan.

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Nov. 6, 2012: Early morning voters fill out their ballots at St. Lukes United Methodist Church in Oklahoma City. 

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Election Day in America

Citizens take to their local voting centers to cast ballots on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, as the tight race between President Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney comes to a close. 

 

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