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Strange polling places

<p>A voter casts his vote at Marie's Golden Cue pool hall during the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, Illinois, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes </p>

A voter casts his vote at Marie's Golden Cue pool hall during the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, Illinois, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes

A voter casts his vote at Marie's Golden Cue pool hall during the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, Illinois, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes

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<p>A woman votes at a temple in the Mission District during the U.S. presidential election in San Francisco, California November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith </p>

A woman votes at a temple in the Mission District during the U.S. presidential election in San Francisco, California November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

A woman votes at a temple in the Mission District during the U.S. presidential election in San Francisco, California November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

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<p>People vote in the U.S. presidential election at a McDonald's playroom in Los Angeles, California November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

People vote in the U.S. presidential election at a McDonald's playroom in Los Angeles, California November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

People vote in the U.S. presidential election at a McDonald's playroom in Los Angeles, California November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Surfer Mike Wegart, 30, waits to vote during the U.S. presidential election at Venice Beach lifeguard station in Los Angeles, California, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

Surfer Mike Wegart, 30, waits to vote during the U.S. presidential election at Venice Beach lifeguard station in Los Angeles, California, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Surfer Mike Wegart, 30, waits to vote during the U.S. presidential election at Venice Beach lifeguard station in Los Angeles, California, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Sharon Applegate (L), looks on as Josh Caruso signs the book before voting at the Bay Head Fire Company during the U.S. presidential elections in Bay Head, New Jersey, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek </p>

Sharon Applegate (L), looks on as Josh Caruso signs the book before voting at the Bay Head Fire Company during the U.S. presidential elections in Bay Head, New Jersey, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek

Sharon Applegate (L), looks on as Josh Caruso signs the book before voting at the Bay Head Fire Company during the U.S. presidential elections in Bay Head, New Jersey, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek

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<p>Josephine Troesch picks up her ballot at Su Nueva Laundramat during the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/John Gress  </p>

Josephine Troesch picks up her ballot at Su Nueva Laundramat during the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/John Gress

Josephine Troesch picks up her ballot at Su Nueva Laundramat during the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/John Gress

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<p>Voters cast their ballots in a car dealership during the U.S. presidential election in Columbus, Ohio November 6, 2012.  REUTERS/Matt Sullivan </p>

Voters cast their ballots in a car dealership during the U.S. presidential election in Columbus, Ohio November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan

Voters cast their ballots in a car dealership during the U.S. presidential election in Columbus, Ohio November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan

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<p>A man casts his ballot at Legend Elementary School during the U.S. presidential election in Newark, Ohio November 6, 2012.  REUTERS/Matt Sullivan </p>

A man casts his ballot at Legend Elementary School during the U.S. presidential election in Newark, Ohio November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan

A man casts his ballot at Legend Elementary School during the U.S. presidential election in Newark, Ohio November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan

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<p>Horse Gall precinct clerk David Smith (R) greets voter Paul Hiers at the home of Vincent Smith during the U.S. presidential election in Varnville, South Carolina, November 6, 2012. The polling place for the U.S. presidential and local elections is located in the den of David Smith's father's home. REUTERS/Randall Hill </p>

Horse Gall precinct clerk David Smith (R) greets voter Paul Hiers at the home of Vincent Smith during the U.S. presidential election in Varnville, South Carolina, November 6, 2012. The polling place for the U.S. presidential and local elections is...more

Horse Gall precinct clerk David Smith (R) greets voter Paul Hiers at the home of Vincent Smith during the U.S. presidential election in Varnville, South Carolina, November 6, 2012. The polling place for the U.S. presidential and local elections is located in the den of David Smith's father's home. REUTERS/Randall Hill

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<p>A woman votes at a bed and breakfast on Haight Street during the U.S. presidential election in San Francisco, California November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith </p>

A woman votes at a bed and breakfast on Haight Street during the U.S. presidential election in San Francisco, California November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

A woman votes at a bed and breakfast on Haight Street during the U.S. presidential election in San Francisco, California November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

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<p>A pizza restaurant attracts early morning voters as it seconds as a polling station during the U.S. presidential election in Encinitas, California, November 6, 2012.  REUTERS/Mike Blake  </p>

A pizza restaurant attracts early morning voters as it seconds as a polling station during the U.S. presidential election in Encinitas, California, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A pizza restaurant attracts early morning voters as it seconds as a polling station during the U.S. presidential election in Encinitas, California, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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<p>Voters cast their ballots at the Gordies Foundation Barber School during the U.S. presidential election at Sam's Auto Sales in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/John Gress  (UNITED STATES - Tags: ELECTIONS POLITICS USA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION)</p>

Voters cast their ballots at the Gordies Foundation Barber School during the U.S. presidential election at Sam's Auto Sales in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/John Gress (UNITED STATES - Tags: ELECTIONS POLITICS USA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION)

Voters cast their ballots at the Gordies Foundation Barber School during the U.S. presidential election at Sam's Auto Sales in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/John Gress (UNITED STATES - Tags: ELECTIONS POLITICS USA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION)

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<p>Barbra Hunter, of Chicago casts her vote at the Urbanimal Pet Store polling place during the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, Illinois, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes </p>

Barbra Hunter, of Chicago casts her vote at the Urbanimal Pet Store polling place during the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, Illinois, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes

Barbra Hunter, of Chicago casts her vote at the Urbanimal Pet Store polling place during the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, Illinois, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes

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<p>Voters make their selection at the Black Creek Precinct polling place, located at the home of Johnny Davis during the U.S. presidential election in Brunson, South Carolina, November 6, 2012. For the last three years Davis has operated the polling place from his garage.   REUTERS/Randall Hill</p>

Voters make their selection at the Black Creek Precinct polling place, located at the home of Johnny Davis during the U.S. presidential election in Brunson, South Carolina, November 6, 2012. For the last three years Davis has operated the polling...more

Voters make their selection at the Black Creek Precinct polling place, located at the home of Johnny Davis during the U.S. presidential election in Brunson, South Carolina, November 6, 2012. For the last three years Davis has operated the polling place from his garage. REUTERS/Randall Hill

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<p>A child peeks from a voting booth as voters cast their ballots for the U.S. presidential election at the Mummers museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Tim Shaffer </p>

A child peeks from a voting booth as voters cast their ballots for the U.S. presidential election at the Mummers museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Tim Shaffer

A child peeks from a voting booth as voters cast their ballots for the U.S. presidential election at the Mummers museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Tim Shaffer

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<p>Pat Provencher, 82, holds up a coffee cup inside the polling place for  the U.S. presidential election as she works the Ruth S. Joyce Scholarship Bake Sale that takes place at the Town House during every election, in New Hampton, New Hampshire November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi </p>

Pat Provencher, 82, holds up a coffee cup inside the polling place for the U.S. presidential election as she works the Ruth S. Joyce Scholarship Bake Sale that takes place at the Town House during every election, in New Hampton, New Hampshire...more

Pat Provencher, 82, holds up a coffee cup inside the polling place for the U.S. presidential election as she works the Ruth S. Joyce Scholarship Bake Sale that takes place at the Town House during every election, in New Hampton, New Hampshire November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>Voters fill out their ballots at Lawn Lanes bowling Alley during the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/John Gress  </p>

Voters fill out their ballots at Lawn Lanes bowling Alley during the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/John Gress

Voters fill out their ballots at Lawn Lanes bowling Alley during the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/John Gress

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<p>A carved pumpkin greets voters at Hinkle Fieldhouse during the U.S. presidential election in Indianapolis, Indiana, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein </p>

A carved pumpkin greets voters at Hinkle Fieldhouse during the U.S. presidential election in Indianapolis, Indiana, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

A carved pumpkin greets voters at Hinkle Fieldhouse during the U.S. presidential election in Indianapolis, Indiana, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

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<p>Francisco Miranda fills out his ballot at an internet cafe during the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/John Gress </p>

Francisco Miranda fills out his ballot at an internet cafe during the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/John Gress

Francisco Miranda fills out his ballot at an internet cafe during the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/John Gress

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<p>Cooks Horacio Contrares and Juan Carvantes (R) look on as voters cast their ballots at Taquerias Los Comales during the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/John Gress </p>

Cooks Horacio Contrares and Juan Carvantes (R) look on as voters cast their ballots at Taquerias Los Comales during the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/John Gress

Cooks Horacio Contrares and Juan Carvantes (R) look on as voters cast their ballots at Taquerias Los Comales during the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/John Gress

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