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Kristi Voegele is illuminated by sunlight as she casts a ballot at a polling place in Billings, Mont., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.

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Election workers help a voter, right, finalize his affidavit ballot at a consolidated polling station for residents of the Rockaways on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in the Queens borough of New York. Election Day turnout was heavy in several storm-ravaged areas in New York and New Jersey, with many voters expressing relief and even elation at being able to vote at all, considering the devastation.

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

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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, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. The original polling site, a school, was damaged by Superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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Bob Auletta makes his way into a polling place at Toms River East High School to vote on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Toms River, N.J.

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People vote at Bailey Mountain Fish and Game Club on Election Day 2012 on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in North Greenbush, N.Y. Intriguing contests for control of the state Senate and voters dislodged by Superstorm Sandy have added spice to the 2012 election in New York.

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A marquee sign outside the election precinct in Pearl, Miss., Tuesday Nov. 6, 2012, voices a religious opinion about who to trust this election year.

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A poll worker, seated left, gives instructions to voters arriving from a relocated polling site that closed after flooding from Superstorm Sandy, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 at P.S. 188 on Manhattan's Lower East Side, New York. After a grinding presidential campaign, Americans are heading into polling places across the country.

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Edward Horan, of Scranton, Pa., casts his vote at a polling place inside a fire station, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Scranton, Pa.

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Voting booths are illuminated by sunlight as voters cast their ballots at a polling place in Billings, Mont., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.

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Evelyn Dennis, of Fort Lee, N.J., hangs a U.S. flag as election workers set up voting booths at Memorial Elementary School in Little Ferry, N.J., on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. The school is hosting the all districts in town because the nearby Washington Elementary School is still without power following Superstorm Sandy. Most of the town is still without power.

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People walk through a makeshift shelter in a gymnasium at Toms River East High School as they arrive to vote Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Toms River, N.J. Voter turnout was heavy in several storm-ravaged Jersey Shore towns, with many voters expressing relief and even elation at being able to vote at all, considering the devastation.

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Voters wait in line prior to the polls opening at Devenger Road Presbyterian Church on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Greer, S.C.

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

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Alternate election clerk Van Downing posts signs prior to the polls opening Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, on the downtown square in Blanco, Texas.

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Victor "Snake Mann" Wolder, marks his choices while voting during Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Las Vegas.

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People walk with a dog toward the main entrance of a polling place at a Hoboken Fire Department firehouse on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Hoboken, N.J.

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Polling place worker Ira Landgarten, left, directs New Jersey National Guard Spc. Cullin King, right, of Hillside, N.J., as he arrives at Hoboken City Hall to fill out an affidavit to cast his vote on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Hoboken, N.J. The National Guard members are performing duties in the city, which was hit by severe flooding caused by Superstorm Sandy.

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Matt Kamien waits to vote inside at the 24-hour Su Nueva Laundromat in Chicago's 13th Ward on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Chicago.

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Voters fill out their ballots under a tent at a consolidated polling station for residents of the Rockaways on election day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in the Queens borough of New York. Election Day turnout was heavy in several storm-ravaged areas in New York and New Jersey, with many voters expressing relief and even elation at being able to vote at all, considering the devastation.

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Voters wait in line to cast their ballots at the Mauldin Fire Station on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Mauldin, S.C.

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A voters signs in to cast a ballot at the old Brown School in Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in rural Wellsville, Kan. 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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A voter casts her ballot in the Old Town Hall on Westport Island, Maine, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.

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Snow surrounds the polling precinct in Terra Alta, W.Va., as Peter Hough heads to work after casting his ballot on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.

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Jocelyn Blanding, 4, left, stands next to her father, Nathan, as Nathan Blanding casts a ballot at a polling place in Billings, Mont., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.

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A person walks through a makeshift shelter in a gymnasium at Toms River East High School as they arrive to vote Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Toms River, N.J. N.J. Voter turnout was heavy in several storm-ravaged Jersey Shore towns, with many voters expressing relief and even elation at being able to vote at all, considering the devastation.

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Election Judge Victoria Colwell places a "vote here" sign in the ground in front of the Argusville Firehall Community Center in rural Cass County just before the polls open on Election Day in Argusville, N.D., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.

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Polling Site Inspector James Bestine points out the ballot box to a voter on Election Day at the Holland Land Office Museum in Batavia, N.Y., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.

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Voters wait in line to cast their ballots at the Mauldin Fire Station on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Mauldin, S.C.

Voters cast their ballots in a Mexican restaurant turned polling place, on election day on the South Side of Chicago Tuesday Nov. 6, 2012.

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Mark Jensen, 66, dressed as a flag, displays his I voted sticker after voting at the Utah State Capitol Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Salt Lake City.

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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Carson Housman, 5, a kindergarten student at Grace E. Stewart Elementary School in Salina, Kan., takes a peak behind the curtain of a voting booth Tuesday morning Nov. 6, 2012, while visiting the school's library with his class. The 30th precinct of Salina votes at the school.

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The hands of Sam Martin are seen with a sticker he received after voting early last week, as he gathers with others on Election Day for breakfast in the Nutcracker Restaurant, a 50s style diner, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Pataskala, Ohio.

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People sign in to vote Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 at the Elizaville precinct in Elizaville, Ky. The precinct is located in a general store built in 1821 and has 524 registered voters.

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Rocky Erickson casts a ballot at a polling place on Election Day in Billings, Mont., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.

Dave Reyes II waits to be the first voter in his precinct outside of the polling station set up in the garage of the Gallegos residence in Stockton, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.

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Chyniah Woods, 8, watches her mother Kesia Woods vote for the very first time at the Concord 15th precinct at Rosedale Highrise in Elkhart, Ind. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.

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Darryl Williams waits to vote inside at the 24-hour Su Nueva Laundromat in Chicago's 13th Ward on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Chicago.

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A line of voters extends outside Clinton Town Hall in Clinton, Kan., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.

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A new tattoo showing his choice of political party is seen on the right hand of Victor "The Snake Mann" Wolder as he votes on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Las Vegas.

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Voters cast their ballots whils others wait in line at the Mauldin Fire Station on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Mauldin, S.C.

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Voters line up to cast their ballots in the Town Hall on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 in Calais, Vt.

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A voter arrives at the old Brown School to cast his ballot Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in rural Wellsville, Kan. After a grinding presidential campaign, Americans head into polling places across the country.

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Poll worker Linda Blair hangs a sign before opening Precinct 39 up to allow voters to cast their ballots on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at the First Church of the Open Bible in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Becky Lloyd a homeless woman, votes at the Los Angeles Mission's Anne Douglas Center in the skid row section of Los Angeles, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.

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Friends and campaign workers line the highway across from the voting headquarters in Bronson, Fla., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Despite the national interest in the presidential race, there are no presidential campaign signs urging voters to pick those candidates.

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With her daughter, Katrina, 2, looking on, Pamela Clapp votes on election day Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 in Springfield, Ill.

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Millions of Americans will turn out today to cast their vote for President of the United States and a host of other national and state races.
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