Election 2012

Photos from the 2012 elections.

Full gallery »Public Unveiling: Democratic National Convention

  • DNCC CEO Steve Kerrigan, center, talks with guests near the main stage during the public unveiling of Democratic National Convention's facilities at Time Warner Arena in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Aug. 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
  • The main floor of Time Warner Cable Arena is shown during the public unveiling of Democratic National Convention's facilities in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Aug. 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
  • Visitors take photos of the main stage during the public unveiling of Democratic National Convention's facilities at Time Warner Arena in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Aug. 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
  • DNCC CEO Steve Kerrigan, center, speaks to the media near the main stage during the public unveiling of Democratic National Convention's facilities Time Warner Arena in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Aug. 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
  • Workers install banners in preparation of Democratic National Convention's facilities at Time Warner Arena in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Aug. 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
  • A worker crosses the main stage at Time Warner Cable Arena during the public unveiling of Democratic National Convention's facilities in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Aug. 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)


Full gallery »Republican National Convention: Thursday

  • U.S rep. Connie Mack talks to reporters Thursday at the Republican National Convention in Tampa.
  • Gary Aubuchon and Congressional candidate Trey Radel at Florida's delegation breakfast Thursday.
  • Congressional candidate Trey Radel, right, talks to former rival Gary Aubuchon at Florida's delegation breakfast Thursday.
  • Connie Mack addresses Florida delegation Thursday at the Republican National Convention.
  • WFSX radio host Drew Steele (facing camera) talks to U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin Thursday at the Republican National Convention in Tampa.


Full gallery »RNC festivities inside, hostilities outside

  • A delegate holds up a mask of Republican vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
  • Republican vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan kisses his wife Janna after his acceptance speech during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. Right is their daughter Liza. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
  • Former governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
  • Demonstrators chant during a protest, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. Protestors gathered in Tampa to march in demonstration against the Republican National Convention.  (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
  • Delegates cheer as Republican vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan walks to the podium to address the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012.  (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
  • Police officers hold the line as demonstrators were marching during a protest, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. Protestors gathered in Tampa to march in demonstration against the Republican National Convention. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)


Full gallery »RNC Wednesday August 29, 2012

  • North Carolina delegation member Matthew Ridenhour, of Charlotte, NC, cheers on Condoleeza Rice as she speaks to the audience at the Republican National Convention Wednesday night at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in downtown Tampa.
  • Elizabeth Arce, of New York City, NY, uses rainwater coming off of a tarp to shower Wednesday afternoon at the Occupy encampment called Romneyville in Tampa.
  • Work goes on at the Romneyville encampment Wednesday afternoon as people prepare food in a kitchen set up between two buses.
  • David Beard, of Fort Myers, Fla., chops hot dogs while preparing food at the Romneyville Occupy encampment Wednesday afternoon in Tampa.
  • Jack Trimper, of Baltimore, Maryland, cuts open a bag of beans while preparing food at the Romneyville Occupy encampment Wednesday afternoon in Tampa.
  • Bill Warren, of St. Petersburg, wrings out a towel while trying to dry off a stage area that will hold performers later in the evening Wednesday afternoon at the Romneyville Occupy encampment in Tampa. Warren had been there since Sunday. 'I'm just trying to make myself useful. There's a lot to do,' he said.

Images from the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.



Full gallery »RNC Tuesday August 28, 2012

  • Florida State District 83 Representative Gayle Harrell, of Stuart, talks with Tamar Thompson, of Washington D.C., as people gather for a luncheon to launch the National Foundation for Women Legislators Women's Health Initiave Tuesday morning in Tampa. Harrell is the current president of the NFWL and was the host of the event.
  • Florida District 83 Representative Gayle Harrell, of Stuart, speaks to the attendees at a luncheon to launch the National Foundation for Women Legislators Women's Health Initiave Tuesday morning in Tampa.
  • Florida Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll approaches the front of the room to talk to the attendees of a luncheon to launch the National Foundation for Women Legislators Women's Health Initiave Tuesday morning in Tampa. The event was hosted by Florida District 83 Representative Gayle Harrell.
  • Florida's Lieutenant Governor, Jennifer Carroll, is greeted as she visits a luncheon to launch the National Foundation for Women Legislators Women's Health Initiave Tuesday morning in Tampa. Carroll spoke at the event which was hosted by Florida District 83 Representative Gayle Harrell.
  • Rocky Barror, owner of Primo's Deli Cafe at 101 N. Franklin Street, does his book keeping following lunch Tuesday afternoon in Tampa. Barror said that he did see some life during lunch Tuesday, and expects business to pick up, but said that Monday was one of the worst days for sales he's had during his 10 years of ownership. He believes that the weather, combined with the fact that many of his regulars are working outside of the city during the Republican National Convention, were the reason for low sales early in the week.
  • Paige Peterson (center), of San Fransisco, California, spreads the message about Ron Paul as delegates make their way into the Tampa Bay Times Forum for the Republican National Convention Tuesday evening in Tampa. Bryn Dennehy, of Eugene, Oregon, is on the right.

Images from the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.



Full gallery »Atmosphere surrounding Republican National Convention

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Police officers patrol a protest march during the Republican National Convention in downtown Tampa on Monday, August 27, 2012.
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Ashley Dalton, of Winterhaven, posts up at a corner in Downtown Tampa where heavy foot traffic is happening where she can sell her Mitt Romney buttons during the Republican National Convention on Tuesday, August 28, 2012.
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Mounted police officers make their way down the street during the Republican National Convention in Downtown Tampa on Tuesday, August 28, 2012.
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Jaclyn Tupek, of Maryland, dressed as the Statue of Liberty while she was holding a sign for Ron Paul along with fellow Paul supporters during the Republican National Convention in Downtown Tampa on Tuesday, August 28, 2012.
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A personal driver who declined to give his name awaits members from CNN during the Republican National Convention in Downtown Tampa on Tuesday, August 28, 2012.
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Gregory Marra, a sculptor from Bradenton, Fla., carries a bust of George Washington that he had made for a family who lost their Navy Seal son to the Republican National Convention site in Downtown Tampa to deliver it personally on Tuesday, August 28, 2012.

Scenes outside of the Republican National Convention on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012 in Tampa.



Full gallery »Monday: 2012 Republican National Convention

  • John Nelson of Tampa, salutes during the National Anthem Monday at The Greatest Generation Tour sponsored by the Republican Party of Florida. Behind him are relics of his 22 years of military flying.
  • Gov. Rick Scott chats with Florida delegates after posing for a group picture Monday.
  • Brian Homan, 41, in the uniform of a World War II paratrooper. Homan is one of the founders of the Central Florida World War II museum.
  • Gov. Rick Scott and Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll, center, join the states delegates and alternates for the delegation's 'class picture' on Monday.


Full gallery »RNC Sunday August 26, 2012

  • A tribute to Neil Armstrong is displayed on the screens set up in the Tampa Times Forum as crews put the finishing touches on the location prior to the start of the Republican National Convention Sunday afternoon in Tampa.
  • Final touches are made to the floor of the Tampa Times Forum where the Republican National Convention is being held this week in Tampa.
  • Final touches are made to the floor of the Tampa Times Forum where the Republican National Convention is being held this week in Tampa.
  • A view from the podium on the floor of the Tampa Times Forum Sunday afternoon at the site of the Republican Natioanal Convention in Tampa.
  • Cindy Graves, a Florida delegate from Jacksonville, arrives in the lobby of the Edinburgh room at the Innisbrook Resort where many members of the Florida delegation are staying. 'I've never been a delegate before and I'm very excited,' said Graves. She's looking forward to hearing the speakers at the convention, but is most excited to hear Ann Romney speak.
  • Delegates staying at the Innisbrook Resort are brought back from the parking lot during a downpour Sunday afternoon in Tampa.

Images from the Sunday before the start of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.



Full gallery »Prepping for the Republican National Convention

  • Balloons are carried across the convention floor as preparations continue for the Republican National Convention in Tampa,  Fla., on Friday, Aug. 24, 2012.  (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
  • A security fence surrounds the Tampa Bay Times Forum, site of the site of the Republican National Committee, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, in Tampa, Fla.  (AP Photo/The Tampa Bay Times, Willie J. Allen Jr.) TAMPA OUT; CITRUS COUNTY OUT; PORT CHARLOTTE OUT; BROOKSVILLE HERNANDO OUT; USA TODAY OUT; MAGS OUT
  • Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, left, and convention CEO William Harris unveil the stage and podium for the 2012 Republican National Convention, Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Scott Iskowitz)
  • Members of the media conduct interviews on the floor after the unveiling of the stage and podium for the 2012 Republican National Convention, Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Scott Iskowitz)
  • Riggers load nets full of balloons for the Republican National Convention festivities inside the Tampa Bay Times Forum, Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, in Tampa, Fla.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
  • Riggers load nets full of balloons for the Republican National Convention festivities inside the Tampa Bay Times Forum, Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, in Tampa, Fla.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)


Full gallery »Trey Radel's next steps

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Trey Radel kisses his 8-month-old son, Jude, inside his home on Thursday, August 16, 2012 in Fort Myers, Fla. Radel expects to spend a lot of time in Washington D.C., but says that he will always keep his home-base in Florida. His wife, Amy, back right, prepares Jude's lunch. Radel was the surprise winner in last week's District 19 Congressional race.
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Trey Radel with his wife, Amy, and 8-month-old son, Jude, inside their home on Thursday, August 16, 2012 in Fort Myers, Fla. Radel expects to spend a lot of his time in Washington D.C. with his family, but says that he will always keep his home-base in Florida.
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Trey Radel reads to his 8-month-old son, Jude, with his wife, Amy, inside their home on Thursday, August 16, 2012 in Fort Myers, Fla. Radel expects to spend a lot of his time in Washington D.C. with his family, but says that he will always keep his home-base in Florida.
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Trey Radel with his wife, Amy, and 8-month-old son, Jude, inside their home on Thursday, August 16, 2012 in Fort Myers, Fla. Radel expects to spend a lot of his time in Washington D.C. with his family, but says that he will always keep his home-base in Florida. Radel was the surprise winner in last week's District 19 Congressional race.
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Trey Radel leaves his home for lunch with his wife, Amy, and 8-month-old son, Jude, on Thursday, August 16, 2012 in Fort Myers, Fla. Radel expects to spend a lot of his time in Washington D.C. with his family, but says that he will always keep his home-base in Florida.
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A collage of campaign and family photographs hangs at Trey Radel's office on Thursday, August 16, 2012 in Fort Myers, Fla.


Full gallery »Trey Radel celebrates primary victory for congress

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Republican Trey Radel celebrates his victory with supporters in the primary elections for his seat in congress for district 19 at the Trianon Bonita Bay Hotel on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 in Bonita Springs, Fla.
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Republican Trey Radel, left, his wife Amy Wegmann Radel, center, and their son, Jude, right, celebrate Trey's victory in the primary elections for his seat in congress for district 19 at the Trianon Bonita Bay Hotel on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 in Bonita Springs, Fla.
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Supporters for Republican Trey Radel arrive to the primary election victory party  at the Trianon Bonita Bay Hotel on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 in Bonita Springs, Fla.
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Kaila Wegmann grasps her great uncle and Republican Trey Radel's father-in-law, Gerd Wegmann, while celebrating the primary victory for Radel's seat in congress at the Trianon Bonita Bay Hotel on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 in Bonita Springs, Fla.
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Republican Trey Radel hugs supporter Amy Saad, in celebration of his victory in the primary elections for his seat in congress for district 19 at the Trianon Bonita Bay Hotel on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 in Bonita Springs, Fla.
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Republican Trey Radel, left, hugs his wife, Amy Wegmann Radel, in celebration of Trey's victory in the primary elections for his seat in congress for district 19 at the Trianon Bonita Bay Hotel on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 in Bonita Springs, Fla.


Full gallery »Collier County Commission District 5 primary election

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- Tim Nance celebrates his defeat of incumbent Commissioner Jim Coletta in the Collier County Commission District 5 Republican primary race at Nance's election night celebration at the Blue Monkey Bar and Grille on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, in Naples.
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- Collier County Commissioner Tom Henning, center, congratulates Tim Nance, right, for winning the Collier County Commission District 5 Republican primary race outside Nance's election night celebration at the Blue Monkey Bar and Grille on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, in Naples.
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- Ninety four-year-old Betty Babet, of Naples, right, congratulates Tim Nance at his election night celebration at the Blue Monkey Bar and Grille on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, in Naples.  Nance defeated incumbent Commissioner Jim Coletta in the Republican primary election for Collier County Commissioner District 5.
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- Steve Hunt, of Fort Myers, sports a custom campaign t-shirt at Tim Nance's election night celebration at the Blue Monkey Bar and Grille on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, in Naples.  Nance defeated incumbent Commissioner Jim Coletta in the Republican primary election for Collier County Commissioner District 5.
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- Tim Nance celebrates his defeat of incumbent Commissioner Jim Coletta in the Collier County Commission District 5 Republican primary race at Nance's election night celebration at the Blue Monkey Bar and Grille on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, in Naples.
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- Collier County Commissioner Jim Coletta, right, discusses the early election results showing up online with supporters at his election night reception on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, in Naples.  Coletta was defeated by Tim Nance in the Republican primary race for Collier County Commission District 5.


Full gallery »Chauncey Goss Watch Party at Mastello

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Chauncey Goss supporters hang a banner up inside Mastello in Fort Myers on Tuesday Aug. 14, 2012. Goss was defeated in the the District 19 Congressional race to Trey Radel.
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Chauncey Goss volunteers Gena Eddy, from left, Joe Mehan, Patrick Murray, and Connor Breed, check the incoming election results at  Mastello in Fort Myers on Tuesday Aug. 14, 2012. Goss was defeated in the the District 19 Congressional race to Trey Radel.
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Chauncey Goss and his wife Allison are greeted by supporters after losing to Trey Radel in the District 19 Congressional race at Mastello in Fort Myers on Tuesday Aug. 14, 2012.
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Chauncey Goss is greeted by supporters after losing the District 19 Congressional race to Trey Radel at Mastello in Fort Myers on Tuesday Aug. 14, 2012.
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Chauncey Goss supporters watch the television for incoming election results at  Mastello in Fort Myers on Tuesday Aug. 14, 2012. Goss was defeated in the the District 19 Congressional race to Trey Radel.
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Chauncey Goss volunteer Patrick Murray checks the incoming election results at  Mastello in Fort Myers on Tuesday Aug. 14, 2012. Goss was defeated in the the District 19 Congressional race to Trey Radel.

Chauncey Goss, his family and supporters came out to a watch party at Mastello in Fort Myers on Tuesday Aug. 14, 2012. Goss was defeated by Trey Radel in the District 19 Congressional race.



Full gallery »Don Stillwell Watch Party At The Edison

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Scenes from Lee County Commissioner candidate Don Stilwell at The Edison on Tuesday night.
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Scenes from Lee County Commissioner candidate Don Stilwell at The Edison on Tuesday night.
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Scenes from Lee County Commissioner candidate Don Stilwell at The Edison on Tuesday night.
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Scenes from Lee County Commissioner candidate Don Stilwell at The Edison on Tuesday night.
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Don Stillwell and his wife Tiffney look on as election results begin to come in while they watch at The Edison restaurant. Stillwell lost in the commissioner race.


Full gallery »Larry Kiker Celebrates Lee County Commissioner Win

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Newly elected Lee County Commissioner Larry Kiker gets a high five from Fort Myers Beach Town Councilman Alan Mandel during a congratulatory speech at the Lanai Kai on Monday in Fort Myers Beach.
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Scenes from the celebrations for newly elected Lee County Commissioner Larry Kiker at the Lanai Kai on Monday in Fort Myers Beach.
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Larry Kiker gets a new name tag as 'Mr. Commissioner' from his wife Paula Kiker after hearing confirmation that he was elected Lee County Commissioner at the Lanai Kai on Monday in Fort Myers Beach.
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Larry Kiker gets a congratulatory hug from his wife Paula Kiker after hearing confirmation that he was elected Lee County Commissioner at the Lanai Kai on Monday in Fort Myers Beach.
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Scenes from the celebrations for newly elected Lee County Commissioner Larry Kiker at the Lanai Kai on Monday in Fort Myers Beach.
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Scenes from the celebrations for newly elected Lee County Commissioner Larry Kiker at the Lanai Kai on Monday in Fort Myers Beach.


Full gallery »Romney picks Ryan as running mate

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  • Republican Presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, left, and his running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., look at the crowd upon arriving at a campaign rally at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Va., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. ( AP Photo/Steve Helber)
  • Republican Presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, left , and his running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. wave to the crowd as they arrive for a rally at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Va., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. ( AP Photo/Steve Helber)
  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, right, and vice presidential candidate Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., wave at the crowd during a campaign event, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in Norfolk, Va. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, left, introduces his vice presidential running mate, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in Norfolk, Va. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, joins his new vice presidential running mate, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, left, on stage during the Norfolk Victory campaign event, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in Norfolk, Va. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney picks Rep. Paul Ryan of Wis. to be his 2012 running mate.



Full gallery »Voting For The First Time

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Sandra Delgado, a Cuban woman who became a citizen one year ago, at her desk where she is a customer service representative at the Collier County Supervisor of Elections Office on Monday morning. Delgado was the first person to place their vote in early voting on Monday.
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Sandra Delgado, left, a Cuban woman who became a citizen one year ago, gets a congratulatory hug from Cyndi Young after casting her first vote as a United States citizen at the Collier County Supervisor of Elections Office on Monday morning.


Full gallery »Election 2012: Testing Collier voting machines

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Julio Vigil, middle, elections services coordinator, hands Dudley Goodlette a sticker to randomly select the machines that will be used to count ballots as The Collier County Supervisor of Elections Office conducts Logic & Accuracy Testing to test voting equipment before the upcoming election on Wednesday July 22, 2012.
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Volunteers put ballots into the voting equipment during the Logic & Accuracy Testing at The Collier County Supervisor of Elections Office on Wednesday July 22, 2012.
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Liza McClenaghan, left, with the Collier County Democratic State Committeewoman and Joyce Fletcher, with the League of Woman Voters of Collier County read print outs from voting equipment before the start of the Logic & Accuracy Testing at The Collier County Supervisor of Elections Office on Wednesday July 22, 2012.
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Voting equipment sits ready for use before the start of the Logic & Accuracy Testing at The Collier County Supervisor of Elections Office on Wednesday July 22, 2012.
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Volunteers tally up the results of ballots during the Logic & Accuracy Testing at The Collier County Supervisor of Elections Office on Wednesday July 22, 2012.
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Print outs from voting equipment showcase information before the start of the Logic & Accuracy Testing at The Collier County Supervisor of Elections Office on Wednesday July 22, 2012.


Full gallery »Wisconsin recall election

  • Voters cast their ballots Tuesday, June 5, 2012, in Milwaukee. Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker is taking on Democratic challenger Tom Barrett in a recall election. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
  • Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker casts his ballot Tuesday, June 5, 2012, in Wauwatosa, Wis. Walker faces Democratic challenger Tom Barrett in a special recall election. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
  • Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Barrett casts his ballot Tuesday, June 5, 2012, in Milwaukee. Barrett is facing Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in a recall election. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
  • Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker votes Tuesday, June 5, 2012, in Wauwatosa, Wis. Walker faces Democratic challenger Tom Barrett in a special recall election. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
  • Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Barrett, left, waits in line to cast his ballot Tuesday, June 5, 2012, in Milwaukee. Barrett is facing Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in a recall election. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
  • Voting ballots are stacked and ready as voters wait in line to cast their ballot Tuesday, June 5, 2012, in Milwaukee. Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker is taking on Democratic challenger Tom Barrett in a recall election. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)


Full gallery »Michelle Obama arrives in Naples

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First Lady Michelle Obama is greeted by students from Avalon Elementary School and Mike Davis Elementary School when she arrived in Naples on Friday April 27, 2012.
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First Lady Michelle Obama walks along with Emma Bissell, 11, a fifth grader from Avalon Elementary School and Malik Gayo, 12, a fifth grader from Mike Davis Elementary School after she arrived in Naples on Friday April 27, 2012.
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First Lady Michelle Obama gets a welcoming hug from Malik Gayo, 12, a fifth grader from Mike Davis Elementary School as she arrived in Naples on Friday April 27, 2012.
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First Lady Michelle Obama is greeted by students from Avalon Elementary School and Mike Davis Elementary School when she arrived in Naples on Friday April 27, 2012.
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First Lady Michelle Obama is greeted by students from Avalon Elementary School and Mike Davis Elementary School when she arrived in Naples on Friday April 27, 2012.
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First Lady Michelle Obama is greeted by students from Avalon Elementary School and Mike Davis Elementary School when she arrived in Naples on Friday April 27, 2012.



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