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Queues and cold overshadow the US election

4 November 2012 Last updated at 18:49 GMT

The US presidential candidates are heading into the final two days of campaigning with the outcome still too close to call.

The latest ABC News/Washington Post survey suggests that Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are level with 48% of support.

However many people are struggling with shortages and falling temperatures in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy.

Bridget Kendall reports.