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Voting across America

Politics ·

1 Mike Wigart (2nd L), 30, casts his ballot at a polling station in the garage of the Los Angeles County lifeguard headquarters on November 6, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Californians will cast ballots in dozens of tight races including Gov. Jerry Brown's tax plan, abolishing the death penalty, easing the state's strict "three strikes" sentencing law and also in the Presidential race between Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney. 
2 Antonio Escober casts his ballot at the polling station at John Fremont Middle School on November 6, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Voting is underway in the battleground state of Nevada as President Barack Obama and Republican nominee former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney remain in a virtual tie in the national polls. 
3 Voters cast their ballots on November 6, 2012 in Mansfield, Texas. Americans across the country participate in Election Day as President Barack Obama and Republican nominee former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney remain in a virtual tie in the national exit polls. 
4 Liza McCorkell (L) fills out her paper ballot as her 3-year-old daughter, Nyla McCorkell, watches on November 6, 2012 at the Pacific Eagles Club in Pacific, Missouri. As Americans go to vote, U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney are in a virtual tie in the national polls. 
5 A voter signs in at her polling place inside the Concerned Black Men's Office on November 6, 2012 in North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. U.S. citizens go to the polls today to vote in the election between Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican nominee former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. 
6 A man votes at the Point Pleasant Fire House on November 6, 2012 in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. As the New Jersey coastline continues to recover from Superstorm Sandy, numerous polling stations have had to be merged and relocated due to storm damage and power outages. 
7 People enter Washington Mill Elementary School to cast their vote in the U.S. presidential race, on November 6, 2012, in Alexandria, Virginia. Recent polls show that U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney are in a tight race. 
8 A young girl looks out from a voting booth as her mother casts her ballot at the Bishop Leo O'Neil Youth Center on November 6, 2012 in Manchester, New Hampshire. The swing state of New Hampshire is recognised to be a hotly contested battleground that offers 4 electoral votes, as recent polls predict that the race between U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney remains tight. 
9 Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and his wife Ann Romney prepare to cast their ballots at Beech Street Center on November 6, 2012 in Belmont, Massachusetts. As Americans are heading to the ballots, polls show that U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney are in a tight race. 
10 President Barack Obama calls Wisconsin volunteers as he visits a campaign office call center the morning of the 2012 election, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Chicago. 
11 U.S. citizens wait in a long line to vote in the presidential election at Community House November 6, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The race between Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican nominee former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney remains tight as Americans head to the polls to cast their ballots.