Race to the White House

Updated: November 06, 2012 13:28 IST

The very first voting for the 2012 US presidential elections took place in Dixville Notch, New Hampshire. Seen here, citizens prepare to cast their ballots inside polling booths just after midnight on November 6, 2012 in Dixville Notch.

Race to the White House
As USA chooses their next President, we're bringing you a pictorial round up of some moments from the Presidential elections. This image shows the two Presidential candidates, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, facing off during the second Presidential Debate on October 16, 2012 at Hofstra University in New York. President Obama, who had said in the first debate that he was "too polite", made sure to be more assertive during the second debate.
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During the Million Puppet March on November 3, 2012, a woman dressed as Big Bird from Sesame Street and held up an anti-Romney sign. The march was organised as a protest after Mitt Romney claimed during the first Presidential Debate that, as President, he would cut funding to United States' Public Broadcasting Service.
Best images from US Presidential elections 2012
Several hundred people joined the Million Puppet march in support of public broadcasting in Washington on November 3, 2012. Seen here a child watches puppeteer Scott Land play with a puppet of US President Barack Obama.
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On the last day of campaigning on November 5, singer Bruce Springsteen showed his support for President Barack Obama. Seen here, President Obama and the singer waving to a crowd of 18,000 people at a rally in Madison, Wisconsin.
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President Barack Obama greets supporters during a campaign rally at Jiffy Lube Live in Virginia on November 3, 2012 on the final weekend of campaigning before voting which began on November 6, 2012.
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People in Wisconsin gathered to listen to Obama speak during a campaign rally on the last day of campaigning on November 5, 2012. With only one day left until the presidential elections, Obama reached out to his voters for one last time in Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois.
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Mitt Romney's wife Ann was seen handing out sweetmeats to reporters on a flight after a campaign event at Portsmouth International Airport in Newington, Connecticut on November 3, 2012.
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Life-sized standees of the presidential candidates have been placed at the entrance of American Diner chain, Billy Bombers in Singapore. The restaurant is giving locals a choice of set meals featuring either the 'Obama burger' or the 'Romney meatloaf' following which, they can 'vote' for their favourite by placing their voting card in a ballot box next to the pictures of the candidates.
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Mitt Romney holds a rally at Lynchberg regional airport against the backdrop of an enormous sign that read 'Real Change on Day One' in Virginia on November 5, 2012 ahead of the Presidential polls. Talking about the slogan in his weekly Republican address on November 3, 2012, Mr Romney said, "The choice before you is clear: We can wait four more years for real change or we can take things in a new direction in just a few short days."
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During a campaign in Newington, Connecticut, Presidential candidate and former Governor of Massachusetts, Mitt Romney plays with a five month old baby as supporters cheer and click pictures.
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Ahead of the first presidential debate that took place on October 3, 2012, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney stood with his wife Ann and family at Magness Arena at the University of Denver in denver, Colorado. Mr Romney and Barack Obama went head-to-head in their debut debate.
Race to the White House
Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann arrive amidst applauses and camera flashes during his last campaign rally in Manchester, New Hampshire on November 5, 2012.
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President Barack Obama embraces First Lady Michelle Obama after the first Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012. It also happened to be the Obamas' wedding anniversary.
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A Peruvian shaman makes a ritual of predictions for the 2012 US election, at San Cristobal hill in Lima, Peru.

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