1st votes of 2012 election results in tie

Obama, Romney tied

Ten voters in the tiny village of Dixville Notch, New Hampshire, cast the first Election Day votes of the 2012 general elections at 12:01 a.m. ET, in keeping with a tradition that began in 1960.

The results were a first for Dixville Notch: a tie. Five voted for President Obama and five voted for Mitt Romney.

Several other towns in New Hampshire, including Hart’s Location, just southeast of Dixville Notch, also allow midnight voting.

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