A couple of weeks back it was announced that United Nations inspectors, members of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), would be dispatching around four dozen inspectors around the United States to 'observe' our elections
Voting in a presidential election is pretty exciting. And, these days, when we do something exciting we want to tell the world about it through social network sites like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
But while there may be a temptation to take a photo of your completed ballot and post it on the internet with pride, it's not a very good idea. In fact in states like Wisconsin it's a felony to let anybody else see your ballot or a photo of your ballot.
Today America settles the long battle for the White House between current President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney. The national polls are very tight, whereas state-by-state polling seems to suggest another four years for Obama.
Aaaaaaand the drama begins. This video footage was taken by a man trying to cast a vote for Barack Obama in Pennsylvania (an important swing state). We say "trying" because the machine doesn't make it particularly possible to actually vote for Obama -- every time the man tries, his vote is cast for Romney.
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