Election 2012: The best photos
November 8th, 2012
08:00 AM ET
1 year ago

High turnout, budget woes fuel Election Day snarls

(CNN) - Five hours after the polls closed in Miami, there were still people standing in line to cast ballots.

They were still there when former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney conceded early Wednesday morning in Boston his race to unseat President Barack Obama. Some of them were still there when Obama gave his victory speech nearly an hour later in Chicago, thanking those who "waited in line for a very long time" to vote.

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  1. Ed1

    So you think four more years of failed policies, over spending' Senate wouldn't even look at the budget that Congress sent them for the last three years, Americans getting killed because our President would not send any help when asked a month before, the liberal press only saying things that would help Obama, will only enforce laws that he wants that would help him get re-elected, and full of lies god bless this country the stupid people who voted fr Obama didn't help a bit.

    November 8, 2012 08:18 am at 8:18 am |
  2. Name Berñardo Zuñiga

    Concerns being shown through our action's. -

    November 8, 2012 08:26 am at 8:26 am |
  3. Wake up People!

    And you can thank the wonderful rethuglican party for that. Their attempts at stealing the election were futile, but they sure gave it their all. Regardless, even if Willard had won Florida, he was still so far behind, he couldn't win. So please stop crying for that lying cheat. His own party didn't want him, they just didn't want the black guy.

    November 8, 2012 08:31 am at 8:31 am |
  4. Wire Palladin, S. F

    Voter suppressionist Gov. Scott has to go! Charlie Crist in 2014.

    November 8, 2012 09:42 am at 9:42 am |
  5. jkane sfl a vote for lady parts romney the tax cheat and lyin lady parts ryan willcut your moms medicare and soc sec . .can you afford to pay for them???

    Scott and the gop incompetence agenda and obstruction have to go and its to late for Scott,in one polling place down here in Florida ,they had only one voting machine causing the long lines ,one voting captains seen back over two million dallars before the elections, one voting machine ????????? It was the same woman . Scott and the gop idiot party is an embarrassiment to the state of Florida and the USA and their attempt at vote rigging affected their own voters as well as dems ,the gop legislators are as guilty as the loser and gop crook Scott, the new one term gov.

    November 8, 2012 09:51 am at 9:51 am |
  6. rs

    Not to mention the GOP's onging enthusiasm for voter fraud by intentionally messing with citizen's rights, and the voting process. Any news from Florida- yet?

    November 8, 2012 09:53 am at 9:53 am |