First votes cast on Election Day: a tie

The first results of the 2012 presidential election are in.

The Associated Press reports that residents of Dixville Notch, the New Hampshire village that traditionally opens its polls just after the stroke of midnight, have spoken and it's a tie -- President Obama and Mitt Romney each received five votes. It is reportedly the first tie in Dixville Notch history.

Read more here.

Vanessa Williams is a deputy national editor at The Post and edits the She The People blog. She has covered and edited local and national politics for the paper. Contact her at Vanessa.Williams@washpost.com.
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