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    Justin Stucki, Leah Quirk, and Kenady Pettingill urge drivers to vote for former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, Nov. 6, 2012 in Spanish Springs, Nev.
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    A voter in an Ohio jacket, center, casts a ballot at the Alexander High School polling location in Albany, Ohio, Nov. 6, 2012.
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    New York City firefighter Terence O'Donnell stands on sand among voting machines as he prepares to vote in a makeshift tent set up as a polling place at Scholars' Academy, PS 180, in the Rockaway neighborhood of Queens, New York, Nov. 6, 2012.
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    Voters cast their ballots while others wait in line at the Mauldin Fire Station on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2012, in Mauldin, S.C.
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    A resident in Atlantic Highlands, N.J. walks to the Atlantic Highlands Emergency Services Building to vote as power outages from Superstorm Sandy forced the town to condense all the districts into one location, Nov. 6, 2012 in Atlantic Highlands, N.J.
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    Vice President Joe Biden, accompanied by his wife Jill Biden, meets with patrons during a visit to the Landmark Restaurant, Nov. 6, 2012, in Cleveland, Ohio.
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    Voters cast their votes at the Boys and Girls Club on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2012, in Charlottesville, Va.
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    Supporters of Mitt Romney watch election results on a television screen during an election rally at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, Mass., Nov. 6, 2012.
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    Poll workers count authority slips generated by electronic voting machines while preparing to close the Driving Park Recreation Center polling place at the end of voting during election day, Nov. 6, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio.
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    Martha Nunez cheers as crowds gather to watch election results in Times Square, Nov. 6, 2012, in New York City.
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    Ashland city commissioner Marty Gute looks at results on the tapes from e-slate, paper ballot, and mail in absetee voting at the Boyd County Courthouse, Nov. 6, 2012 in Catlettsburg, Ky.
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    Voters wait in line near the Irondale Senior Citizens' Center, near Birmingham, Ala., Nov. 6, 2012.
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    Travis Beatty uses a flashlight to look at a sample ballot as he waits with other voters in line near the Irondale Senior Citizens' Center, near Birmingham, Ala., Nov. 6, 2012. Even though polls had closed for the 2012 general election, nearly 1,000 stood in a line to cast their ballot.
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    Jennifer Shiberou, right, votes with her children, from left, Sophie Pauti, 10, Yakube Pauti, 16, Samuel Shiberou, 7, and Addis Shiberou, 4, at the Trinity United Methodist Church on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2012, in Memphis, Tenn.
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    Mimi Fikre, left, and Mildred Pais high-five as they watch the returns at the Arizona Democratic party election night headquarters at a hotel in Phoenix.
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  • When Queen Elizabeth II Met 12 US Presidents

    Voters cast their Election Day ballots at Harrison High School in Harrison, Mont., Nov. 6, 2012. Harrison High School is a polling station for Harrison, Pony, Norris and other surrounding rural area.
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    A supporter of President Barack Obama stands with his dog in New York's Times Square to watch election returns, Nov. 6, 2012, in New York.
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  • When Queen Elizabeth II Met 12 US Presidents

    People wait in line to vote at the First New Life Missionary Baptist Church at 19th Ave. and Roeser, Nov. 6, 2012 in Phoenix.
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  • Voting Scenes from Across the Country

    A man holds an "I voted" sticker after casting his ballot at a polling station in San Francisco, California, U.S., Nov. 6, 2012.
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    Leeah Durkee, 30, casts her ballot in the US presidential elections in the polling place of Sunrise Ford car dealership, Nov. 6, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
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    Raena Lamont, 3, wears a Captain America at a polling center doubling as a donation site, Nov. 6, 2012, in the Staten Island, N.Y.
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    Election official Henry Tung displays a sheet of "I Voted" stickers in various languages at a polling station at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Monterey Park, Los Angeles County, Nov. 6, 2012, in California.
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    People cast their ballot at a polling station in a laundromat, Nov. 6, 2012 in Chicago, in the U.S. Presidential election.
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    Voters stand in line to cast their ballots at a polling place in a Lifeguard Station during the U.S. presidential election, Nov. 6, 2012, in the Los Angeles area community of Hermosa Beach, Calif. Birds fly above.
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    A roll of voting stickers is arranged for a photograph at the Alexander High School polling location in Albany, Ohio, U.S., Nov. 6, 2012.
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    A police officer is stationed outside a polling center doubling as a donation site, Nov. 6, 2012, in the Staten Island, N.Y. A sign reads, "Vote Here" in five difference languages. As Staten Island continues to recover from Superstorm Sandy, a few polling stations have been relocated due to power outages or ongoing use as an evacuation center.
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    A woman with red rain boots and studded hand bag casts her ballot at a polling location in Chicago, Illinois, Nov. 6, 2012.
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    Voters fill the booths voting Nov. 6, 2012, at the Stockton Community Center in Stockton, Minn. After a grinding presidential campaign, Americans are heading into polling places across the country.
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    Hal Pigg is reflected in an image of a flag, as he casts his vote on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2012, in Jamul, Calif.
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    Mike Wigart, 30, casts his ballot at a polling station in the garage of the Los Angeles County lifeguard headquarters, Nov. 6, 2012 in Los Angeles. Californians will cast ballots in dozens of tight races including Gov. Jerry Brown's tax plan, abolishing the death penalty, and easing the state's strict "three strikes" sentencing law.
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    Poll workers Eva Prenga, right, Roxanne Blancero, center, and Carole Sevchuk try to start an optical scanner voting machine in the cold and dark at a polling station in a tent in the Midland Beach section of Staten Island, New York, Nov. 6, 2012. The original polling site, a school, was damaged by Superstorm Sandy.
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    Voters wait in line for the doors to Precinct 39 to open before casting their ballots on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2012, at the First Church of the Open Bible in Des Moines, Iowa.
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    Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, and his wife Ann Romney vote at a polling station in Belmont, Mass., Nov. 6, 2012.
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    Early morning voters wait for the doors of the Springhill School to open to cast their ballots Nov. 6, 2012, in Belgrade, Mont. Montana's Springhill School is the polling station for Precinct 17, a place where ranchers, affluent professionals and retirees alike vote and live.
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    Tom Nestor, the Sheriff of Lincoln County Colorado, signs in to vote at the Lincoln County Courthouse, Nov. 6, 2012 in Hugo, Colorado. Colorado is a swing state garnering nine electoral votes in the presidential race.
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    The Gallegos residence is converted into a polling station on election day in Stockton, Calif., Nov. 6, 2012. After a grinding presidential campaign President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, yield center stage to American voters Tuesday for an Election Day choice that will frame the contours of government and the nation for years to come.
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    Voters cast their vote at a high school voting station, Nov. 6, 2012, Alpharetta, Georgia.
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    Lines of voters wait in the rain to cast their vote, Nov. 6, 2012 in St. Petersburg, Florida. The swing state of Florida is recognized to be a hotly contested battleground that offers 29 electoral votes, as recent polls predict that the race between U.S. President
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    Voters wait in line at the Memorial High School polling station in Manchester, New Hampshire, Nov. 6, 2012.
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    A voter, who did not wish to be identified, votes on Election Day at the Holland Land Office Museum in Batavia, N.Y., Nov. 6, 2012.
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    Vice President Joe Biden exits a voting booth after casting his ballot at Alexis I. duPont High School, Nov. 6, 2012, in Greenville, Del.
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    Republican vice presidential candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., casts his ballot as his wife Janna, son Charlie, left and daughter Liza watch, Nov. 6, 2012 at the Hedberg Public Library in Janesville, Wis.
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    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg helps a poll worker find his name in the registry before he votes in a school on New York's Upper East Side, Nov. 6, 2012. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order Monday allowing residents to cast a so-called affidavit, or provisional ballot, at any polling place in the state for president and statewide office holders.
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    Voters stand in line before the sun rises to cast their votes at a polling precinct at the Wake County Firearms Education and Training Center in Apex, N.C., on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2012.
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  • Voting Scenes from Across the Country

    Voters cast their ballots whils others wait in line at the Mauldin Fire Station on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2012, in Mauldin, S.C.
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  • Voting Scenes from Across the Country

    Voters wait in line to cast their ballots at the Mauldin Fire Station on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2012, in Mauldin, S.C.
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    Voters in Precinct 39 wait in line for their ballots before casting their vote on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2012, at the First Church of the Open Bible in Des Moines, Iowa.
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  • Voting Scenes from Across the Country

    Behind a sign barring loaded firearms in the building, people stand in line to cast their votes on Election Day as the polls opened at a precinct at the Wake County Firearms Education and Training Center in Apex, N.C., Nov. 6, 2012.
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