Kate Winters uses a flashlight as she reads a book while waiting in line before polls open in Matthews, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008.
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New York City
People queue up to vote in the early hours on election day, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building on 125th Street in the Harlem neighborhood of New York.
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Residents wait in line to cast their votes in Hialeah, Fla., Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008. Long lines are already forming outside precincts as polls opened at 7 a.m. in this contentious swing state that could come down to a handful of votes.
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Rabbit Hash, Ky.
A line of voters extends out the door and across the porch of the Rabbit Hash General Store as the polls open at 6 a.m. in Rabbit Hash, Ky., Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008.
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A long line of voters forms early on Wall Street, Nov. 4, 2008, in New York.
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Dixville Notch, N.H.
Dixville Notch residents wait for the stoke of midnight to be the first voters for the nation's presidential election in Dixville Notch, N.H. Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008.
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Fog rolls through the valley as voters line up behind candidate signs as they wait for the poll to open to cast their ballot in the election in Zelienople, Penn., Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008.
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People line up to vote in the early morning at City Hall in Alexandria, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008.
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Thomas L. Taylor holds a sign as he and other voters wait to cast their ballots at a polling place in the Chinatown neighborhood of Philadelphia, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008.
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Voters enter a polling place as the doors open and the sun rises Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, in Nashville, Tenn.
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Theora Ross checks to see how much longer the wait is to vote inside the gymnasium at Burke High School in Charleston, S.C., Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008. Ross had already waited a couple of hours and still had longer to go.
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People wait in line to vote on Election Day morning, in Washington D.C., on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008.
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Citizens cast their votes outside a church polling site which lost electrical power on Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, in Los Angeles.
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Marshalls Creek, Pa.
Voters wait in line to vote at the Middle Smithfield Township Building near Marshalls Creek, Pa., Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008. The wait in line was more than two hours at 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008.
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The rising sun casts shadows of voters waiting to vote at a polling place at Venice Beach lifeguard headquarters in Los Angeles' Venice district Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008.
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