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Americans Await Results Of Presidential Election

Shortly after polls closed on the West Coast, U.S. voters are anxiously awaiting the results of each state's polls, with the two candidates running neck-in-neck in a number of crucial states.

Hotel employee Denzil Telphia of Boston steams the wrinkles from an American flag hanging as a backdrop at the election night party for Democrat Elizabeth Warren, who won a seat in the U.S. Senate.
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Hotel employee Denzil Telphia of Boston steams the wrinkles from an American flag hanging as a backdrop at the election night party for Democrat Elizabeth Warren, who won a seat in the U.S. Senate.

Poll workers count authority slips generated by electronic voting machines while preparing to close a polling place at the end of voting in Columbus, Ohio.
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Poll workers count authority slips generated by electronic voting machines while preparing to close a polling place at the end of voting in Columbus, Ohio.

People react as one state's results are called for Republican nominee Mitt Romney during an election night party at The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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People react as one state's results are called for Republican nominee Mitt Romney during an election night party at The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Raena Lamont, 3, wears a Captain America costume at a polling center doubling as a donation site in the Staten Island borough of New York City.
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Raena Lamont, 3, wears a Captain America costume at a polling center doubling as a donation site in the Staten Island borough of New York City.

Passers-by glance up at TV screens to follow the results during an election-night rally for Mitt Romney in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Passers-by glance up at TV screens to follow the results during an election-night rally for Mitt Romney in Boston, Massachusetts.

Steve Hines hands a Personal Electronic Ballot (PEB) device, which contains electronic records of votes, to Jessica Shue at the Mecklenburg County Board of Elections office in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Steve Hines hands a Personal Electronic Ballot (PEB) device, which contains electronic records of votes, to Jessica Shue at the Mecklenburg County Board of Elections office in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Members of the media await the results of the presidential election in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Members of the media await the results of the presidential election in Boston, Massachusetts.

Supporters watch voting returns at an election night rally for Mitt Romney in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Supporters watch voting returns at an election night rally for Mitt Romney in Boston, Massachusetts.

The Obama campaign headquarters is already beginning to be cleared out as campaign staffers make their Election Day push in Reno, Nevada.
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The Obama campaign headquarters is already beginning to be cleared out as campaign staffers make their Election Day push in Reno, Nevada.

A voter leaves after casting a ballot at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.
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A voter leaves after casting a ballot at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

Obama supporter Dina Rutledge watches voting results on election night in Chicago, Illinois.
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Obama supporter Dina Rutledge watches voting results on election night in Chicago, Illinois.

A man makes last-minute adjustments at McCormick Place, the site of U.S. President Barack Obama's post-election speech, in Chicago, Illinois.
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A man makes last-minute adjustments at McCormick Place, the site of U.S. President Barack Obama's post-election speech, in Chicago, Illinois.

A composite photo shows silhouettes of President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.
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A composite photo shows silhouettes of President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

Mitt Romney greets workers at a campaign call center in Green Tree, Pennsylvania.
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Mitt Romney greets workers at a campaign call center in Green Tree, Pennsylvania.

President Barack Obama autographs a shoe for a supporter after visiting a campaign office in Chicago, Illinois.
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President Barack Obama autographs a shoe for a supporter after visiting a campaign office in Chicago, Illinois.

A composite photo shows the two candidates on election day.
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A composite photo shows the two candidates on election day.

Supporters of US Presidential candidate Mitt Romney gather on election night in Boston Massachusetts.
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Supporters of US Presidential candidate Mitt Romney gather on election night in Boston Massachusetts.

Supporters of President Barack Obama cheer during the Obama Election Night watch party at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.
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Supporters of President Barack Obama cheer during the Obama Election Night watch party at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.

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