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Romney campaigns in Ohio

6 November 2012 Last updated at 21:38 GMT

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has been campaigning in a fast-food restaurant in Ohio and told supporters "we are about to change America".

Tens of millions of Americans are voting to decide whether to re-elect Democratic President Barack Obama or hand the job to Mr Romney.

Polls will start closing in eastern states at 18:00 EST (23:00 GMT) and a winner could become clear within hours.

For in depth coverage as the US goes to the polls: BBC US election special report