Singer Michelle Blackwell is helping lead the effort to enfranchise teenagers in the nation's capital. She and guitarist Frank "Scooby" Marshall of the The Chuck Brown All-Star Go-Go Band play a concert at Washington, D.C.'s Howard Theatre. John Shore hide caption

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A man takes a "selfie" while waiting in line to cast his vote in the Wisconsin gubernatorial race in November. Darren Hauck/Getty Images hide caption

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Election worker Bradley Kryst loads voting machines onto a truck at the Clark County election warehouse on Nov. 3, in North Las Vegas. As voting machine technology changes, state elections officials are trying to keep up. John Locher/AP hide caption

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Voters crowd into their polling place Aug. 15 at Keonepoko Elementary School in Pahoa, Hawaii. Marco Garcia/AP hide caption

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A wholesale shop in New Delhi was selling various Indian national and regional political party flags and campaign materials ahead of elections in India, the world's largest democracy. Prakash Singh/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Robert Bauer (far left) and Benjamin Ginsberg (far right) are co-chairmen of the president's Commission on Election Administration, appointed to find solutions to election-related issues. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Voters line up in the dark Tuesday to cast their ballots at a polling station in Miami. President Obama said the long lines nationwide were something "we have to fix." Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Voters stand in line as they prepare to cast their votes in Hialeah, Fla., on Tuesday. Alan Diaz/AP hide caption

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