As Americans vote

• As Americans vote

Peruvian shamans were right - the Democratic candidate and current President Barack Obama will be reelected as head of state. The candidate of the "Republican" Mitt Romney conceded defeat and congratulated the winner by phone.

Speaking to supporters in Chicago, Illinois, Obama has promised to discuss with Romney that they can "do together to give a new impetus to the country." He added that he was returning to the White House "intent and inspiration rather get to work." As Americans vote, and how to distribute them to vote - see below.

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"I voted," - says the sticker on his forehead Derrick Banks (Derrick Banks), who had just emerged from a polling station in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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of 30-year-old surfer Mike Uigart (Mike Wigart) puts his signature next to your name at the polling station in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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The electoral process in Chicago facilities.

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People cast their votes directly in the middle of swimming lessons in the pool Echo Park, Los Angeles.

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A man votes in store Beck's Mill General Store in Becks Mill, Ohio, USA.

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The voters fill ballots in the center of family life at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, Gastonia, North Carolina, USA.

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US National Guard soldiers fill the absentee ballots in Bay Hede, New Jersey, USA. They help local people to cope with the consequences of superstorms "Sandy."

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A man reading a newsletter by the light of a flashlight at the polling station in Breezy Point, New York, USA. Affected by the hurricane "Sandy" metropolis is still no light in some areas.

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Peter Hugh (Peter Hough) leaves piled snow polling station in Terra Alta, West Virginia, USA.

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Obama supporters are on the streets of Chicago.

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A pair of "Voters' mailboxes in Denver, Colorado, USA.

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The man makes his choice in an elementary school in Newark, Ohio, United States.

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Inspector Jimmy Heath (Jimmy Heath) gives Voted sticker.

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The man in the suit biscuits observes elections across the TV screen, Times Square, New York.

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The crowd at Times Square enjoys the triumph of Obama.

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Supporters of Barack Obama in Chicago celebrating the victory of the elect.

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Supporters of Mitt Romney lose heart, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

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Actress Blue Ferdinand (Blue Ferdinand) is watching the outcome of the vote, New York.

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to vote for Romney Merav Bader (Merav Bader) barely holding back tears, Las Vegas.

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Narayan Ajay (Ajay Narayan) jumps for joy after the announcement of preliminary election results, Las Vegas.

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Supporters of the Republican Party are perplexed because of an unexpected defeat of their candidate, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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People enjoyed the re-election of Obama, St Louis, Missouri, USA.

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Supporters of the Democratic Party in ecstasy, Orlando, Florida, USA.

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sexual minority representatives say the victory "of their candidate."

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Delight Chicago residents.

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Romney conceded defeat, Boston.

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Mitt Romney and his wife welcomed their supporters. They are hard to hide her disappointment.

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Barack Obama and his family greets the audience before the speech in honor of his victory, Chicago.

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Barack Obama shows who is the country's president.

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The distribution of votes.