Americans head to polls to elect U.S. president
American people head to polls to elect their next president; Barack Obama or Mitt Romney.


American people head to polls on Tuesday to elect their next president; Barack Obama or Mitt Romney.
An election campaign finally concludes Tuesday when America decides if President Barack Obama gets a second term or Republican challenger Mitt Romney will move into the White House in January.
Obama will spend the day in Chicago and address the voters on radio and TV interviews. Romney will visit Ohio and Pennsylvania today. Obama will follow election results from Chicago while Romney will follow from Boston.
Obama and Romney have spent the day before the election visiting key swing states and making final pitches to voters. Romney went to Florida, where polls suggest he has the edge, and then to Virginia, New Hampshire and Ohio. Obama appeared in Iowa, Wisconsin and Ohio, joined at rallies by Bruce Springsteen and rapper Jay-Z.
According to surveys, Obama is believed to have already secured 243 representatives while Romney is believed to win 206 representatives.
More than 30 million voters in 34 states and capital Washington have voted early in US ahead of presidential election.
Meanwhile, residents of two tiny villages in northern New Hampshire headed to the polls at midnight, casting the first Election Day votes in the U.S.
After 43 seconds of voting, President Obama and Romney each had 5 votes in Dixville Notch.
In Hart's Location, Obama won with 23 votes, Romney received 9 and Libertarian Gary Johnson received 1 vote. Thirty-three votes were cast in 5 minutes, 42 seconds.
The towns have been enjoying their first-vote status since 1948 and it's a matter of pride to get everyone to the polls.

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