Albert Terry, Lawrence, far left, and his wife Lillie, second from left, wait in line for the doors to open at 7 a.m., so they can vote in Tuesday's general election at the Lawrence Convention and Visitors Center in the former Union Pacific Depot. Albert was in line at 5 a.m. to hold a spot for his wife so she could vote early and get to her job in Kansas City by 8 a.m. About 20 people were in line at the depot when the poll opened. The Jayhawk, pictured at right of center, had no ID and was unable to vote.
Justice Rials, 5, a kindergartner at Pinckney Elementary, drops his Kids Voting ballot in the box before the start of school Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. At right is Kids Voting volunteer Shelli Ulmer.
Kids Voting workers Jay Taylor and Shelli Ulmer spent Election Day morning counting votes from Pinckney Elementary students.
Xueying Wang, originally from China, voted Tuesday in her first election as a U.S. citizen.
There was no waiting to vote late Tuesday morning at the Carnegie building in downtown Lawrence.
Here's the scene late Tuesday morning at the polling site at Prairie Park elementary school
The majority of voting booths are occupied shortly before noon at the Carnegie building voting precinct Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Polls close at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
A voter heads to a polling precinct at Central United Methodist Church before noon Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Polls will close at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Andrew Taliaferro, a senior at Baker University, kneels at a Kids Voting station at the Baldwin Junior High School polling site to fill out his ballot Tuesday after finding all the regular voting booths filled. Photo by Elvyn Jones
Photo by Peter Hancock
Mike Kozak, Lawrence, looks over his ballot before submitting it for record on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 at the Carnegie Building, the polling site for precincts 3 and 7.
Lawrence mom Angie Logan sent along this photo of her children before they cast their ballots at the countywide kids voting event. Ryan, 11, and Katie, 9, were the first voters to arrive at 7 a.m. at Central Junior High.
Zach George hands out sunglasses to student voters walking by. Photo by Matt Erickson
Kansas University junior Max McFarland kneels down as he goes through his ballot on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 at Trinity Lutheran Church, the polling site for precincts 8 and 40.
Micah Dunn, 8, peeks around the divider as his sister Iris Dunn, 9, fills out her Kid's Voting ballot on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 at Trinity Lutheran Church. The two visiting the polling site for precincts 8 and 40 with their mother, Jessica Dunn.
Kansas University graduate student Jacob Boyd fills out his ballot on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 at Trinity Lutheran Church, the polling site for precincts 8 and 40.
Lawrence High seniors Kevin Lytle, center, and DeMarcus West, along with other LHS students count the ballots for Kids Voting on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 at the Riverfront Mall.
Lawrence resident Elizabeth Stewart, right, reacts as it is announced that Iowa's electoral votes will go to President Barack Obama during a democrat watch party on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 at The Dynamite Saloon, 821 Massachusetts.
David Charles, Lawrence, back right, hugs Sam Stepp, Prairie Village, front, as President Barack Obama is announced as the victor in the presidential race, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Local democrats gathered at The Dynamite Saloon, 821 Massachusetts to watch the results come in. At left is Kansas University senior Vanessa Phillips, Wichita. Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo
Jami Jones, wife of John Wilson, candidate for State Representative 10th District, and Douglas County Commissioner Nancy Thellman look over vote counts at the Douglas County Courthouse on Tuesday evening. Thellman was running against Republican Frank Male, and Wilson was running against Republican Erica Anderson. Jones is holding her 3-month-old son, Parker.
Kansas State Board of Education candidate Carolyn Campbell hugs Douglas County treasurer Paula Gilchrist during a democrat watch party on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 at The Dynamite Saloon, 821 Massachusetts.
State Sen. 2nd District Marci Francisco (D) watches returns with Albert Ballard and his wife State Rep. 44th District Barbara Ballard (D) at the Douglas County Courthouse Tuesday evening. Francisco was running against Ronald Ellis (R) and Ballard against Patrick Bengtson (R) in Tuesdays elections.