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  • Bob Auletta makes his way into a polling place at Toms River East High School to vote on Election Day in Toms River, New Jersey, November 6, 2012.
  • Friends and campaign workers line the highway across from the voting headquarters in Bronson, Florida, November 6, 2012.
  • Fire house in Bradley Beach, New Jersey, becomes the only voting facility for residents who usually have four during general elections , all due to Superstorm Sandy, November 6, 2012. (Celia Mendoza/VOA)
  • President Barack Obama calls Wisconsin volunteers as he visits a campaign office call center the morning of the 2012 election in Chicago, November 6, 2012.
  • 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, November 6, 2012. The original polling site, a school, was damaged by Superstorm Sandy.
  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and wife Ann Romney vote in Belmont, Massachusetts, November 6, 2012.
  • Voters line up outside a polling station at Yorkshire Elementary School in Manassas, in Prince William County, Virginia, November 6, 2012. (David Byrd/VOA)
  • Lindsay Reiter votes while holding her 5-month-old daughter, Savannah, at an elementary school in Bowling Green, Ohio, November 6, 2012.
  • People prepare to cast their ballots inside a polling station just after midnight on November 6, 2012 in Dixville Notch, New Hampshire, the very first voting to take place in the 2012 U.S. presidential election.
  • Ballots are removed from the ballot box to be counted in Dixville Notch, New Hampshire, November 6, 2012, as they cast the first Election Day votes in the nation.
  • The votes sheet shows the results from Dixville Notch, New Hampshire, November 6, 2012 after residents cast the first Election Day votes in the nation. After 43 seconds of voting.
  • U.S. Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney (L) and his wife Ann Romney (R) at a rally late November 5, 2012, at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire.
  • U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at his last campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa, November 5, 2012.
  • People vote early at a polling station in Chicago, Illinois, November 5, 2012. (Ramon Taylor/VOA)

Americans Vote in Presidential Election

Published November 06, 2012

Millions of voters head are casting ballots to choose the next President of the United States. Latest polls show incumbent President Barack Obama and Republican Challenger Mitt Romney in a virtual dead heat.


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