Election Night: By the Hour

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  • Election polls closed at 7 p.m. ET
  • All Eyes on Virginia in presidential election
  • Election polls closing at 7:30 p.m. ET
  • Ohio on Romney's Mind
  • Election polls closing at 8 p.m. ET
  • Expect the Unexpected in Florida
  • Election polls close at 8:30 p.m. ET
  • Election Polls Close at 9 p.m. ET
  • Duking It Out in Wisconsin
  • Election polls close at 10 p.m. ET
  • Possible Scenario in Nevada
  • Election polls close at 11 p.m. ET
  • Alaska election polls close at 1 a.m. ET

7:30 p.m. ET

Polls close at 7:30 p.m. ET in North Carolina (15 votes), West Virginia (5) and the crucial battleground of Ohio (18), in which both Obama and Romney have maintained a heavy campaign presence in recent weeks. Election polls have Obama and Romney tied neck and neck in Ohio, and the winner may not be clear until after Election Day. (Photo: AP Photo/Mark Duncan)