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"My daughter Phoebe & I just after voting for Barack Obama et al. in Farmington Hills, MI (Detroit suburbs). About 40 minutes wait, and were voter #182 @ 8:30. I let Phoebe fill in one of the down ticket ovals. She just turned 7 last week, so it'll be 2024 before she can vote for real."
"Four votes for Obama in Ann Arbor MI! Youngest baby at the polling place today according to staff (8 days old!), and a 2 year-old who's very upset that Romney's trying to get rid of Big Bird!"
"7 month old twins, Gabriel (in blue shirt) and Annabelle, outside a polling place on Chicago's north side after their parents voted. No mystery on which way the family leans. The first presidential election in which Gabriel and Annabelle will be eligible to vote will be in 2032!"
Baby at the polls in Dupage County, IL
"I'm active duty military and away from home, so I voted absentee a couple of weeks ago. But my wife (who got her citizenship in 2011) posted this picture of herself and my youngest daughter Joey, after they voted in Copperas Cove, Texas earlier today."
"Our newborn baby Claire was born just before Sandy hit at NYU hospital and we were among those that had to be evacuated. We couldn't return home to Hoboken for several days, but thankfully our basement apartment somehow stayed dry. My wife and I voted absentee since we thought we could be in the hospital, but here Claire is ready for the
"Voting in STL- Emily and (baby) Maximilian Kaplan. Max's first time!"
"Here's a snap of my 4 year old daughter, Elena, and jut after voting in Takoma Park, MD. During the last presidential election, we were still living in BogotÃ , Colombia trying to finalize her adoption. 4years later, she "participated" in her first election as an Americancitizen, one of many if she listens to her mom and dad ;)"