A Look At Election Day 2012

By
Bethany Venable

Dateline
Updated Tue, Nov 6, 2012 10:40 pm
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Photo by Erica Yoon
Susan Bartlett holds a voting sticker after voting at Chauncy Elementary School.

Voters in battleground state Ohio reported little trouble casting their ballots this Election Day.

See how voters in Southeast Ohio experienced Election 2012.

Photographers Abigail Fisher and Megan Westervelt captured these images at polling places around Southeast Ohio.

Photo editor Erica Yoon created the slideshow.

Slideshow: Election Day 2012

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Photo by Megan Westervelt

Voters walk in to Trimble High School in the early morning on Election Day, November 6, 2012.

Photo by Megan Westervelt

Kenneth Willie registers at Trimble Middle School. 

Photo by Megan Westervelt

Voters cast their ballots in the gymnasium at the United Methodist Church in The Plains.

Photo by Megan Westervelt

Voters cast their ballots at the United Methodist Church in The Plains, OH. 

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Susan Bartlett holds a voting sticker after voting at Chauncy Elementary School.

Photo by Megan Westervelt

Bobbie Warren arrives at Wesleyan Church in Nelsonville, OH to cast her ballot.

Photo by Megan Westervelt

Ellen and Ralph "Chub" Davis vote at Wesleyan Church in Nelsonville, OH.

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A pollworker looks through a list of names at Wesleyan Church in Nelsonville, OH. 

Photo by Megan Westervelt

First-time voter Jessica Curry (right) celebrates casting her first vote ever with friend Jessica VanWey at Wesleyan Church in Nelsonville, OH.

Photo by Megan Westervelt

Ryan Botkin votes as his 13-month-old son Evan keeps busy under the table at Wesleyan Church in Nelsonville, OH.

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A voting location at Wesleyan Church in Nelsonville, OH. 

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Glenita Hammond (behind) fills out her ballot at Wesleyan Church in Nelsonville, OH.

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A line forms around a number of people voting at Wesleyan Church in Nelsonville, OH. 

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Jeremy Herrold is assisted in voting by his daughters Hannah Herrold, 6 (left), and Jenea Herrold, 7 (right), at Wesleyan Church in Nelsonville, OH.

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A pollworker hands out a sticker to someone who just cast their ballot at Wesleyan Church in Nelsonville, OH. 

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Terry Gilkey prepares the ballot for a voter in Chauncey Elementary School.

Photo by Megan Westervelt
Photo by Megan Westervelt

Voters cast their ballots at Wesleyan Church in Nelsonville, OH. 

Photo by Abigail S. Fisher

Poll worker Gwen Brannon explains how to properly mark a ballot during Tuesday's general election in Albany, Ohio. Poll workers in Albany said there was a steady stream of voters throughout the day with short lines.

Photo by Abigail S. Fisher

Colin Walker casts his ballot at East Elementary School during Tuesday's general election in Athens, Ohio. Poll workers said they were getting steady numbers of voters throughout the day. 

Photo by Abigail S. Fisher

Ohio University students cast their ballots at Baker Center in Athens, Ohio during Tuesday's general election. 

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Ohio University students cast their ballots at Baker Center in Athens, Ohio during Tuesday's general election. Baker Center housed two precincts where some registered students could vote. 

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Stickers wait for voters who cast their ballots during Tuesday's general election in Albany, Ohio. 

Photo by Megan Westervelt

A person leaves the Trimble Middle School gymnasium on Election Day. 

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