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US election: Voters await tight election verdict

The polls are closing in the US presidential election, with results streaming in from across the country.

Tens of millions of voters cast ballots on Tuesday. Pre-election polling suggested a neck-and-neck race but gave the president a slender lead in some swing states.

With observers anticipating a close race, both sides have readied teams of lawyers for possible legal fights, especially in the critical battleground state of Ohio.

Steve Kingstone reports.

  • 07 Nov 2012
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