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Blaine Luetkemeyer [Photo]

Blaine Luetkemeyer is the U.S. House representative for the Ninth District of Missouri.

Canvassing at Kelly Henke's house [Photo]

Obama supporter Darryl Douglas canvasses the home of Kelly Henke while her son, Benjamin, 6, and daughter, Sara, 4, look on. Douglas asked registered Democrats in the Fair View neighborhood if they remembered to vote before the polls closed on Tuesday.

Darryl Douglas canvasses in the Fair View neighborhood [Photo]

Darryl Douglas asks Joe Marshall if he voted while canvassing homes of registered Democratic voters in the Fair View neighborhood of Columbia on Nov. 4, 2008.

Stephen Webber at work in a Columbia neighborhood [Photo]

Stephen Webber works in a Columbia neighborhood on Election Day, Nov. 4.

Stephen Webber campaigns on Election Day [Photo]

Stephen Webber, a Democrat who is running unopposed to represent the 23rd District in the Missouri House of Representatives, canvasses in a Columbia neighborhood for other Democratic candidates on Nov. 4, 2008. Already assured of victory, Webber has enjoyed a less stressful campaign. "I've started thinking more about legislation and policy while others are still in campaign mode," he says.

Chris Kelly greets Debbie Efting outside of the Ashland Senior Center [Photo]

Ashland resident Debbie Efting shakes hands with Missouri House of Representatives candidate Chris Kelly outside of the Ashland Senior Center on Tuesday afternoon. "I've been itching to come vote," Efting said after a hectic day of work at Starbucks, which offered voters free coffee.

Chris Kelly meets Ashland resident Jan Ward [Photo]

Missouri House of Representatives candidate Chris Kelly walks out to meet and shake hands with Ashland resident Jan Ward outside of the Ashland Senior Center in Ashland on Tuesday afternoon. Kelly arrived at the Ashland polling place at 6 a.m. and said he planned on staying until polls closed to show his gratitude to Ashland's supportive voting community.

Sweet rewards for voters [Audio]

Four college students pick up their free coffee from Starbucks on Tuesday night as part of the cafe’s reward for voters.

Chris Kelly greets Rick McKee on Election Day [Photo]

Chris Kelly greets Ashland resident Rick McKee on Tuesday afternoon at the Ashland Senior Center. "You got my vote because you were standing out here," McKee told Kelly.

Poll rides on Nov. 4 [Photo]

Adrienne Roncher, left, gets into Jane Whitesides's car after voting at the Missouri Conference Center on Nov. 4, 2008. Whitesides, driving, along with NAACP members Gwyn McKinney and Lily Tinker Fortel, provided rides to the polls for Columbia voters.

110508 Election football [Photo]

Jaron Baston is one of the loudest talkers when it comes to politics, say several of his teammates. “Jaron, though, he’ll argue about anything,” linebacker Brock Christopher said.

First-time voter discusses experience [Slideshow]

Amy Davis, 18, is a freshman journalism student at MU and a first-time voter. Davis was undecided until a week ago on whom she would vote for in the presidential race. Davis headed to her polling place at the Life Sciences Center at MU after class at 2:50 pm. She talks about how her first Election Day as a voter unfolded.

Andrea Heiss [Photo]

"I begin to study the man directly ahead of me, wondering what his background is."

National results for presidential race [Graphic]

Available to help [Photo]

"It's like being a free agent," Stephen Webber says of being free to help others instead of campaigning for himself. "You just go where you're needed."

Voters not all discouraged by lines [Audio]

Long lines at the Memorial Union universal polling place did not stop many first time voters from casting their ballot.

Campaigning for others [Photo]

Stephen Webber, a Democrat who is running unopposed to represent the 23rd district in the Missouri House of Representatives, canvasses in a Columbia neighborhood for other Democratic candidates on Tuesday. Already assured of victory, Webber has enjoyed a less stressful campaign season. "I've started thinking more about legislation and policy while others are still in campaign mode," he says.

What brings First Ward residents out to vote [Slideshow]

Residents turned out midday to cast their ballots at the Armory Sports and Community Center, located at 701 E. Ash St. Voters said they wanted change and for their voices to be heard.

What influences people to vote? [Slideshow]

Outside polling places at the Columbia Public Library and Rock Bridge High School, voters discuss what influences them to get out and vote.

Waiting to vote [Photo]

David Rice, Kevin Rice, Diane Rice and Antwane Maborn wait in line to vote at Fairview Church of Christ on Tuesday.
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