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US Election 2012: Live Updates On Romney, Obama As America Votes

06/11/2012 17:44 GMT | Updated 06/11/2012 21:42 GMT

The world watches on as America goes to the polls. In what is predicted to be the closest election in recent memory, a deeply divided country must choose between Mitt Romney, the Republican former moderate peddling a more conservative vision for America, or Barack Obama, the beleaguered incumbent who wants four more years to reverse the disappointment of his first term.

In an election with global consequences, Huff Post UK brings you every twist and turn from what promises to be an historic night in American politics.

Click here to check out our interactive election map and the latest polls. Below, a live blog of the latest developments to unfold.