Election notebook: Many US polls report long lines

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Voting is happening across the country today, with reports of long lines at the polls in several states. However, the day has not been without problems like polling place mixups.

President Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will watch returns tonight in Chicago and Boston, respectively.

TheStreet calling a winner

Business news site TheStreet predicts Obama will win another term.

When will it be over?

Wall Street Journal's Washington Wire blog lays out what to watch for this potentially long election night.

First results are in

Voters in the town of Dixville Notch, N.H., all 10 of them, voted shortly after midnight Tuesday, and the result was a tie between obama and former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney. The town has traditionally been one of the first in the US to vote each Election Day.


Below watch the latest video coverage of the election:



When do I vote?

Early voting is over, so you can vote on Election Day (Tuesday) at your designated precinct.

How do I find my polling place?

Call your town or county, or go online to your county clerk’s website or to

How do I know who/what is on my ballot?

Your newspaper may have information, or you can visit your county clerk’s website or a trusted website like You can see the candidates, referendums and more.

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