Election Day 2012: Americans Cast Their Votes

Voters Affected By Superstorm Sandy Go To The Polls
Voters Affected By Superstorm Sandy Go To The Polls
Residents erect signs on electric poles in hope that their requests for electric service will be answered on November 6, 2012 in Old Bethpage, New York, United States.
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 6: during the U.S. presidential election on November 6, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The election will decide whether Democrat Barack Obama serves a second term as president of the United States or is replaced by Republican rival, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
BOULDER, CO - NOVEMBER 6: at the Boulder County Clerk and Recorders Offices in Boulder, Colorado. Colorado is considered by most experts to be a key battleground state in this year's election. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Person
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
WELLSVILLE, KS - NOVEMEMBER 6: James Christmas listens to special instructions from Joyce Teter before casting his ballot at Briles Schoolhouse on November 5, 2012 in Wellsville, Kansas. The one-room school house was built in 1868 and closed in 1960, the school is now a community center in Franklin County, Kansas.(Photo by Julie Denesha/Getty Images)
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
BOULDER, CO - NOVEMBER 6: at the Boulder County Clerk and Recorders Offices in Boulder, Colorado. Colorado is considered by most experts to be a key battleground state in this year's election. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Person
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 6: during the U.S. presidential election on November 6, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The election will decide whether Democrat Barack Obama serves a second term as president of the United States or is replaced by Republican rival, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
RENO, NV - NOVEMBER 6: Voters wait in line to cast their ballot at Hug High School on November 6, 2012 in Reno, Nevada. As Americans go to vote, President Barack Obama and Republican nominee former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney remain in a virtual tie in the national polls. (Photo by Max Whittaker/Getty Images)
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
RENO, NV - NOVEMBER 6: Voters wait in line to cast their ballot at Hug High School on November 6, 2012 in Reno, Nevada. As Americans go to vote, President Barack Obama and Republican nominee former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney remain in a virtual tie in the national polls. (Photo by Max Whittaker/Getty Images)
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 6: during the U.S. presidential election on November 6, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The election will decide whether Democrat Barack Obama serves a second term as president of the United States or is replaced by Republican rival, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 6: during the U.S. presidential election on November 6, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The election will decide whether Democrat Barack Obama serves a second term as president of the United States or is replaced by Republican rival, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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Citizens vote on Election Day at Fire Station #71 in Alhambra, Los Angeles County, on November 6, 2012 in California, as Americans flock to the polls nationwide to decide between President Barack Obama, his Rebuplican challenger Mitt Romney, and a wide range of other issues. Alhambra is one of 6 cities in California's 49th Assembly District, the state's first legislative district where Asian-Americans make up the majority of the population. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
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U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
BOULDER, CO - NOVEMBER 6: at the Boulder County Clerk and Recorders Offices in Boulder, Colorado. Colorado is considered by most experts to be a key battleground state in this year's election. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Person
Voters Affected By Superstorm Sandy Go To The Polls
Voters Affected By Superstorm Sandy Go To The Polls
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Voters Affected By Superstorm Sandy Go To The Polls
Voters Affected By Superstorm Sandy Go To The Polls
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U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
Otter Creek, IA- NOVEMBER 6: Under the watchful eye of his daughter Madeline, 3, Dallas Seitz of Zwingle, Iowa fills out his ballot at the Saint Lawrence Church on November 6, 2012 in Otter Creek, Iowa. (Photo by Mark Hirsch/Getty Images)
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U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
WELLSVILLE, KS - NOVEMEMBER 6: Kathy Naylor casts her ballot at Briles Schoolhouse on November 5, 2012 in Wellsville, Kansas. The one-room school house was built in 1868 and closed in 1960, the school is now a community center in Franklin County, Kansas.(Photo by Julie Denesha/Getty Images)
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
Otter Creek, IA- NOVEMBER 6: A vote puts on his I voted sticker after voting at a polling place at the Saint Lawrence Church on November 6, 2012 in Otter Creek, Iowa. (Photo by Mark Hirsch/Getty Images)
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