Election Day Kicks off in 2 New Hampshire Villages

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Dixville Notch, a tiny town in northern New Hampshire, votes at midnight on voting day in both the primaries and general election. Photo by Wikipedia

Dixville Notch and Hart's Location, two tiny villages in northern New Hampshire, kicked off the 2012 US presidential election by casting the first votes early Tuesday.

President Obama and Republican contender Mitt Romney each won 5 votes in Dixville Notch.

In Hart's Location Obama won with 23 votes, Romney received 9 and Libertarian Gary Johnson received 1 vote, Fox News informs.

The tiny villages have been enjoying their first-vote status since 1948 and it's a matter of pride to get everyone to the polls.

Various polls in recent weeks have placed the two contenders neck-and-neck as they exited their heated, tumultuous debates and moved ever closer to election day.

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