Photos: Hitting The Polls In The 2010 Midterm Elections

  • Bob Falkener, 86, arrives at a polling station in Las Vegas on Nov. 2. Republicans won the majority in the House of Representatives and made large gains in the Senate.
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    Bob Falkener, 86, arrives at a polling station in Las Vegas on Nov. 2. Republicans won the majority in the House of Representatives and made large gains in the Senate.
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  • Illinois Democrat Alexi Giannoulias (center) greets commuters after voting in Chicago. Giannoulias lost the race for President Obama's former Senate seat to Republican Rep. Mark Kirk.
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    Illinois Democrat Alexi Giannoulias (center) greets commuters after voting in Chicago. Giannoulias lost the race for President Obama's former Senate seat to Republican Rep. Mark Kirk.
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  • An election worker monitors a voting booth in Wilmington, Del. Democrat Chris Coons defeated Christine O'Donnell in the Senate runoff.
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    An election worker monitors a voting booth in Wilmington, Del. Democrat Chris Coons defeated Christine O'Donnell in the Senate runoff.
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  • Sen. Lisa Murkowski emerges from a voting booth after filling out her ballot in Girdwood, Alaska. Murkowski is defending her Senate seat as a write-in candidate. If she wins, she would be the first successful write-in candidate for Senate since South Carolina's Strom Thurmond in 1954.
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    Sen. Lisa Murkowski emerges from a voting booth after filling out her ballot in Girdwood, Alaska. Murkowski is defending her Senate seat as a write-in candidate. If she wins, she would be the first successful write-in candidate for Senate since South Carolina's Strom Thurmond in 1954.
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  • A supporter of Florida Republican Marco Rubio waits for him to arrive for his "Reclaim America Victory Celebration" in Coral Gables, Fla.
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    A supporter of Florida Republican Marco Rubio waits for him to arrive for his "Reclaim America Victory Celebration" in Coral Gables, Fla.
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  • Jerry Brown, California's attorney general, talks to reporters after voting in Oakland. Brown won a bitter race against his Republican gubernatorial challenger, former eBay CEO Meg Whitman.
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    Jerry Brown, California's attorney general, talks to reporters after voting in Oakland. Brown won a bitter race against his Republican gubernatorial challenger, former eBay CEO Meg Whitman.
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  • Gary Walburn votes in the general election at the Hayes Township Hall in Ottawa, Kan.
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    Gary Walburn votes in the general election at the Hayes Township Hall in Ottawa, Kan.
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  • Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, a former Republican who ran for the Senate as an independent, makes his way to vote in St. Petersburg, Fla. Crist lost to Republican newcomer Marco Rubio.
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    Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, a former Republican who ran for the Senate as an independent, makes his way to vote in St. Petersburg, Fla. Crist lost to Republican newcomer Marco Rubio.
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  • Members of the mariachi band Los Munecos and volunteers with the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) serenade voters in North Hollywood. Advocates in Los Angeles urged immigrants to vote early.
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    Members of the mariachi band Los Munecos and volunteers with the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) serenade voters in North Hollywood. Advocates in Los Angeles urged immigrants to vote early.
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  • A poll worker handed out these stickers after voters cast their ballots at the North Street School in Greenwich, Conn.
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    A poll worker handed out these stickers after voters cast their ballots at the North Street School in Greenwich, Conn.
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