US elections: America votes to elect its next President

World | | November 7, 2012, 2:07 am
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Voters wait to cast a ballot in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, New York.

Voters wait to cast a ballot in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, New York.

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A poll worker prepares 'I Voted' stickers at Harrison United Methodist Church during the US presidential election in Pineville, North Carolina.

A poll worker prepares 'I Voted' stickers at Harrison United Methodist Church during the US presidential election in Pineville, North Carolina.

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Voters check in before casting their ballots under a tent at a consolidated polling station for residents of the Rockaways on Election Day in the Queens borough of New York.

Voters check in before casting their ballots under a tent at a consolidated polling station for residents of the Rockaways on Election Day in the Queens borough of New York.

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A line of voters wraps around corners of a corridor at a public school in the Coney Island section of New York.

A line of voters wraps around corners of a corridor at a public school in the Coney Island section of New York.

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A woman and her daughter leave a polling station after casting her ballot during the US presidential election at a polling station set up for those affected by Hurricane Sandy in Hoboken, New Jersey.

A woman and her daughter leave a polling station after casting her ballot during the US presidential election at a polling station set up for those affected by Hurricane Sandy in Hoboken, New Jersey.

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Penny the Boston Terrier votes with her owners during the US presidential election in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Penny the Boston Terrier votes with her owners during the US presidential election in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his wife Ann finish filling out their ballots while voting during the US presidential election in Belmont, Massachusetts.

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his wife Ann finish filling out their ballots while voting during the US presidential election in Belmont, Massachusetts.

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President Barack Obama makes a phone call to a volunteer for his campaign during a visit to a campaign field office in Chicago, on election day.

President Barack Obama makes a phone call to a volunteer for his campaign during a visit to a campaign field office in Chicago, on election day.

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A security guard shouts directions at people waiting in a line wrapping around a building to vote in the US presidential election, outside a polling station at John Jay College in New York.

A security guard shouts directions at people waiting in a line wrapping around a building to vote in the US presidential election, outside a polling station at John Jay College in New York.

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Republican presidential nominee Romney walks past a sign at a campaign call center during the US presidential election in Green Tree.

Republican presidential nominee Romney walks past a sign at a campaign call center during the US presidential election in Green Tree.

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A woman wears a Barack Obama dress as she watches TV screens in Times Square giving U.S presidential election results in New York.

A woman wears a Barack Obama dress as she watches TV screens in Times Square giving U.S presidential election results in New York.

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A man casts his vote during a symbolic election organised by attorney and former mayor of the town of Turbaco, Silvio Carrasquilla, known as Barack Obama's number one fan, in front of his house in Turbaco.

A man casts his vote during a symbolic election organised by attorney and former mayor of the town of Turbaco, Silvio Carrasquilla, known as Barack Obama's number one fan, in front of his house in Turbaco.

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A man dressed as the Statue of Liberty watches TV screens in Times Square giving US presidential election results in New York.

A man dressed as the Statue of Liberty watches TV screens in Times Square giving US presidential election results in New York.