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Polls are open

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Polls are opening across Nebraska so voters can answer the final and most important poll on who they want to be president and who they want to represent them in Washington and Lincoln.

The polls were opening at 8 a.m. Central and 7 a.m. Mountain Tuesday and are scheduled to close 12 hours later.

Just before the polls opened, about 20 people were waiting outside the voting station at Walt Disney Elementary School in southwest Omaha.

Republican Mitt Romney is expected to handily win the state, although there's a chance President Barack Obama could repeat what he did four years ago and take the electoral vote for Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District.

Bob Kerrey returned to Nebraska to run again for the U.S. Senate. Republican state Sen. Deb Fischer is his opponent.

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