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2012 Presidential Election Comes to an End -- PICTURES

November 6, 2012

After months of campaign rallies, political posturing, endless television ads, a plethora of primary debates, and three general-election debates, the 2012 presidential election has come to an end.

Check here for the best images of democracy in action around the country. 

Supporters celebrate Barack Obama's reelection outside the White House in Washington, D.C., early Wednesday, November 7, 2012.(Rick Bloom)

Supporters celebrate Barack Obama's reelection outside the White House in Washington, D.C., early Wednesday, November 7, 2012.(Rick Bloom)

Supporters wave flags during President Barack Obama's election night party Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Chicago. President Obama defeated Republican challenger former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.   (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

 

Supporters of President Barack Obama react to favorable media projections at the McCormick Place during an election night watch party in Chicago on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.   (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

Supporters cheer at his election night party Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Chicago. President Obama defeated Republican challenger former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Guests of the Republican National Committee's election party react after Barack Obama is projected to win a second term on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.(Chet Susslin)

 

A supporter cheers at the election night party for President Barack Obama Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Crowd listens to Nancy Pelosi rally the faithful at the Democratic National Committee headquarters, November 6, 2012.(Richard A. Bloom)

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus talks with party goers after speaking at the committee's election night party in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.  (Chet Susslin)

 

Reps. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) share a private moment at the Democratic National Committee Headquarters in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, November 6, 2012.

Steve Israel lauds Nancy Pelosi's fundraising prowess at the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington, D.C, November 6, 2012.  (Richard A. Bloom)

Reps. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.), Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), and Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) rally the troops at the Democratic National Committee Headquarters, Tuesday, November 6, 2012.(Rick Bloom)

 

The prize of election night, the White House, is bathed in light Tuesday night.(Chet Susslin)

An early look at the festivities in the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C., of the Republican National Committee's election night party.(Chet Susslin)

"I Voted" stickers are displayed atop a ballot box, ready to give to each voter at a polling station used by many college students on the campus of the University of Colorado, in Boulder, Colo., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

 

Press filing area in the Liason Hotel, site of the DSCC-DCCC Election Night Reception on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.

Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga., gets in some last-minute campaigning before the polls close on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Augusta, Ga.(AP Photo/John Bazemore)

In Hoboken, N.J., Ed Lippman, 58, heads home wearing a jacket with an appropriate Election Day message on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

 

Addey Munye, 67, shows off her "I Voted" sticker after casting her ballot in her first U.S. presidential election, at a polling station in the West Acres Mall in Fargo, N.D., on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Munye is originally from Somalia.(AP Photo/LM Otero)

Bobbie Gore (left) hands her daughter, Denise Waldrop a handful of roses that her husband, Democratic Senate candidate Albert N. Gore Jr. (right) freshly cut from his garden before the election results on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Starkville, Miss. Gore seeks to unseat Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss.(AP Photo/Kerry Smith)

A pedestrian walks past a wall of campaign signs near a vacant store front on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Savannah, Ga.(AP Photo/Stephen Morton)

 

Robert Bott looks up a voter's information at a polling site at Jefferson Elementary School, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Honolulu.(AP Photo/Kent Nishimura)

Vice President Joe Biden, accompanied by his wife, Jill Biden, meets with patrons at the Landmark Restaurant, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Cleveland, Ohio.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

A volunteer embraces President Obama as he visits a campaign office on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

 

Mitt Romney poses with campaign workers at a voter call center in Green Tree, Pa., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

United Auto Workers retiree Betty Thomas makes calls from a phone bank on Election Day at the UAW Region 1 technical-training center in Warren, Mich., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Lindsey Chapman (center) cleans up the messes made by her two sons, Matthias (left) and Jackson while casting a ballot at a polling place in Billings, Mont., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

 

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan gives the press a thumbs-up while speaking to senior adviser Dan Senor on board the campaign charter airplane en route to Cleveland, Ohio, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Polling station worker Horst Leuschner waits for voters in a rural fire station Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Jamul, Calif.(AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

President Obama calls Wisconsin volunteers as he visits a campaign office call center the morning of the 2012 election, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

 

Selma Friedman, 102, laughs as she reminisces about her past voting experiences as she sits in the lobby of her St. Andrews Estates South retirement community after voting early Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Boca Raton, Fla. Having cast her first vote for Franklin Roosevelt in 1932, she voted for another Democrat, President Obama, in 2012.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., and his wife, Robin, smile as they wait in line to vote, Tuesday Nov 6, 2012, in Omaha, Neb.(AP Photo/Dave Weaver)

Rep. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and his wife, Cheryl (left), greet voters Cammie Spence (right) holding her 7-month-old granddaughter, Raelan, alongside her daughter, Autumn Spence, as they prepare to cast their ballots at their polling station Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at Barbara Bush Elementary School in Mesa, Ariz.(AP Photo/Paul Connors)

 

Sophomore David Ganjehlou signs a "Why I Voted" poster after voting at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.(AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

After voting, Mike Weigart, 30, carries his ballot and his surfboard to the ballot box at the polling place at the Venice Beach lifeguard headquarters in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Weigart said, "It's awesome the polling place is where I surf."(AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Classical studies major Omar Dyette, from Racine, Wis. (front right), staffs a table outside the polls on the campus of Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Dyette volunteered with the Ohio Public Interest Research Group to register college students for the 2012 election.(AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

 

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. The makeshift tent was the result of the damage from superstorm Sandy.(AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

A line forms outside a polling place as people gather to vote on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2012, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Voters hit the polls early on Nov. 6, 2012, at Swanson Middle School, a polling place in Arlington, Va.(Rick Bloom)

 

Long lines snake through the Swanson Middle School gym as people wait to vote on Nov. 6, 2012.(Rick Bloom)

Campaign signs dot the lawn near Yorktown High School, a polling place in Arlington, Va.(Rick Bloom)

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and wife, Ann Romney, vote in Belmont, Mass., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

 

Mitt and Ann Romney leave the Beech Street Center polling center in Belmont, Mass.

Vice President Joe Biden leaving the voting booth after casting his ballot at Alexis I. duPont High School, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Greenville, Del.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Vice President Joe Biden exits with his wife, Jill Biden, after voting at Alexis I. duPont High School, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Greenville, Del.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

 

The scene at a makeshift shelter in a gymnasium at Toms River East High School before people arrive to vote, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Toms River, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Voters line up before dawn in Fairfax County, Va., at the Washington Mill Elementary School near Mount Vernon, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Fairfax County is a Washington suburb with more than 1 million residents and is the biggest battleground in Virginia, a key swing state in Tuesday's presidential election.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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