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13abc is the place for complete coverage of "Your Vote 2012" from who will be in the White House to the important issues at your house!

Before the sun rises, 13abc's top rated team of journalists was on the air and ready to begin election coverage on "13abc Action News Good Morning" anchored by Jeff Smith and Sashem Brey.  Right now, 13abc's First Warning forecast looks good for voters but Meteorologist Bill Spencer will update any changes throughout the morning. 

All day, 13abc will show you the election in new ways as voters make their voices heard.  We'll investigate issues that matter most to you and your neighbors as they head to the polls.  We're ready to track voter turnout and any unexpected surprises.  You'll see Toledo's only full hour of coverage at Noon on 13abc Action News. 

Coverage continues at 5:00pm with Diane Larson anchoring live from one of the largest local voting locations and Kristian Brown anchoring live with the latest from the Board of Elections.  Plus, 13abc is the only local station with reporters on the ground with President Obama in Chicago and Governor Romney in Boston as the presidential race comes down to the final hours.

Beginning at 7:00pm Tuesday, Diane Sawyer and the ABC News Team begin national election coverage on 13abc with local results at the bottom of the screen.  For continuous local results and reporting, 13abc presents live, wall to wall local coverage on 13abc Plus Digital Channel 13.2, Buckeye Channel 614 and 13abc.com.  Local coverage begins at 8:00pm and continues until 11:35pm anchored by Diane Larson and Lee Conklin .  Investigative reporter Shaun Hegarty uncovers Ohio and Michigan voting trends from each county using exclusive U Touch technology. Bill Hormann creates a clear understanding of the results with 13abc political analyst Melissa Miller.

13abc is the place for the most coverage and fastest results on line, on social and digital media, on the web and of course on air. 

Tweet with us using the hashtag #13abcvote and send your election photos to pictures@13abc.com to be a part of this history day.

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