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As voting winds down, parties wind up

Villagers dance at an all-night party to watch the U.S. presidential election in the village of Kogelo, Kenya. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

A waitress walks past cardboard cutouts of US President Barack Obama and presidential candidate Mitt Romney at a US election party in Berlin. (AFP PHOTO / JOHN MACDOUGALL)


People look at a giant screen during the US election party in Geneva, Switzerland. (EPA/YANNICK BAILLY)


Election Night reception at the U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul's residence Spaso House, in Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)


Supporters pose for photos at Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's Election-Night Rally in Boston. (Photo by Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post)


A mock-up of the Statue of Liberty stands in front of the headquarters of German media giant Bertelsmann in Berlin. (AFP PHOTO / JOHN MACDOUGALL)


A blackboard at Harry's New York Bar in Paris shows the results of a straw poll on election night. (AFP PHOTO / THOMAS SAMSON)


Corinthia Hotel in Budapest, Hungary. (EPA/SZILARD KOSZTICSAK)


Guests gather for the 2012 US Election Night Party at the US Embassy in London. (EPA/TAL COHEN)



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