It’s never happened this way in Dixville Notch

“Expect the unexpected.”  That has been our mantra of this U.S. presidential election.

Dixville Notch has kicked off and confirmed that as the first votes of 2012 election day have been cast, resulting in a never before tie.   Here’s NBC10 News,

For the first time in history, the first-in-the-nation voting in Dixville Notch, N.H., ended in a tie.

The precinct’s 10 voters cast their ballots just after midnight Tuesday, and the results were five votes for President Barack Obama and five votes for Republican Mitt Romney.

The two are locked in a fierce battle for the swing state’s four electoral votes.

Dixville Notch and Hart’s Location have been enjoying their first-vote status since 1948 and it’s a matter of pride to get everyone to the polls.  Hart’s Location has 37 registered voters.

In 2008, President Obama carried Dixville Notch, beating Sen. John McCain 15 votes to six.

Stay tuned!

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