Clinton, Trump make final pitch as voters head to polls

Voters across the country headed to the polls to help choose the next president of the United States on Election Day.



Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, voted near their home in Chappaqua. Then she went to the Javits Center in Manhattan to wait for the results.



Supporters attending the event were warned to expect "airport-like security."



Republican nominee Donald Trump voted in Manhattan and planned to hold the "Donald Trump Victory Party" at the New York Hilton in midtown. Trump and running mate Mike Pence also planned to spend time at Trump Tower.



Both candidates spent the eve of Election Day making last-minute appeals to the voters.



Crowds packed the area outside Independence Hall in Philadelphia as Clinton delivered one of her final speeches before the vote.



Jon Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen performed, and President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama joined Clinton on stage. The Democratic candidate then went on to hold a midnight rally in Raleigh, North Carolina, where Lady Gaga performed.



Trump was campaigning Monday night with his family in New Hampshire. He ended with a speech early Tuesday morning in Michigan.



Trump entered the race trying to become the sixth person to become president without ever having been elected to office before. Clinton campaigned in hopes of becoming the first female president of the United States.


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