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this morning on "worlds news now, election day, it's here. americans making their choice for the next president, donald trump, hillary clinton on a whirlwind tour overnight. where they land as the attention turns to voters. as millions of american head to the polls, how the candidates have been rushing around in the final hours. how some have uprooted their lives to get you to your polling places. new this half hour, a presidential pop quiz. >> kendis and i are having an election day challenge. who is the better study on presidential history? it is a political faceoff you don't want to miss. >> the answer is, it's me. on the eve of the election night -- >> going down. >> and the rapper who made a last ditch call to get out the
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the full story ahead in "the skinny." it has tuesday. it is election day in america. from abc news, this is " "world news now." >> oh, oh, already. the smack -- you couldn't get it off of there properly. >> i got some of them off. >> it is game on. we'll see. you'll wave that white flag enough. well, let's talk about election day because we've been trying to keep it a secret, but it's today. after a bruising year and a half, tens of millions of voters across the country will finally get to cast their ballots. >> as always, dixville notch in new hampshire went first opening polls at mid night and all eight votes have been counted in hillary clinton's favor. big win there. eight. clinton had a whirlwind day
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lady gaga and john bon jovi. there was a choice between division or unity. >> donald trump five states, f five rallies ending in michigan calling hillary a corrupt politician. final abc news national tracking poll shows clinton with a slight four point edge, 47% compared to trump's 43%, but a tie in two states, in florida, clinton with 46, trump in north carolina, clinton 47, and trump 45. we are learning of alleged voter registration fraud in indiana. >> there's the indiana registration project found to make up information or forged signatures on forms in several indiana counties. now that group has ties to the democratic party. no charges filed so foof.
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vote. david wright has the details. >> reporter: one final sprint to the finish with a chance to get in last licks. >> she's a cheat. she is a cheat. she never reported it. she's a cheat. >> reporter: now it's all down to the ground game. >> hi. i'm working for teresa. >> reporter: convincing voters to do their part. in phoenix, andrew spent the past month knocking on doors and he was out -- >> took days off work to focus on this. >> reporter: in new york this weekend, a road trip for dozen of clinton volunteers. new york is solidly blue, packed on to a bus, foot soldiers in this ground war. >> the votes in the campaign are simple. beat donald trump. >> reporter: down in north carolina, a different ride along calling themselves donald trump dignitaries.
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marine gunnery sergeant. >> no doubt americans are fed up. clinton's the past, donald trump the future. >> reporter: rallying in north carolina, all those people gathered for an event where the trump dignitaries are the featured attraction. >> we have to work hard now to get across the finish line. >> reporter: back in arizona, andrew has a few more doors to knock on. you feel like it's point for the country? >> i do. i really do. either way. it's a huge turning point. this is, like, 1776 or the civil war or something, you know, along that magnitude. i'm not saying that the world's going to explode tomorrow or anything, but ramifications of tomorrow will definitely be felt for a long time either way. >> reporter: in dixville notch, they counted early returns, and everyone else will have their say. david wright, phoenix.
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treating today like it's new year's eve in terms of the level of security that you will see throughout the say saying 5,000 officers will be secured to midtown, manhattan alone where both candidates await results tonight as well as supporters. >> the massive effort includes heavily armed units trained to quickly respond to terrorist threats. that 5,000 officer deployment is comparable to what would be used for a visit by the pope. you can imagine that there are people alr area of the west side there, already locked down, midtown hotel where donald trump is holding his rally tonight for his celebration tonight also secure. >> people thinking it's a good time to stroll through times square, hold off. maybe wait one more day. hang out on the outskirts of the city a little bit. >> yeah. >> it's interesting, both candidates are from the same states. i think that happened twice before, a rarity.
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in attendance where the president spoke last night. it soundsed to me like a good-bye speech. >> reporter: yeah. i hear you, and, certainly, in a number of his speeches campaigning for clinton, hearing e three on monday in three states including the one you mentioned in philadelphia, we heard him talk about his legacy and spent a tremendous amount of time talking about this. what he's done in office before touting hillary clinton credentials to take the mantle her. let's take a listen. >> you bet on me all those years, and i'll always be grateful for the privilege you gave me to serve, but i'll be honest with you, i always had the better eyes because i've always been on you. i'm betting that the wisdom and decency and generosity of the american people will once again win the day. and that is a bet that i've
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said in an interview that everything he had done while in office is contingent upon being able to pass the baton to someone who believes in the same thing he does, and that seems to be evident in some of the speeches, and the clinton campaign likes that message. they have enlisted him as a main surrogate in a way that's unprecedented for an outgoing president in modern history for a number of reasons. all of that on monday, and kendis and diane, president obama and first lady michelle obama both home walking here at 11:00 p.m. >> wow. sounded like a good-bye speech. you have to think after tonight -- >> getting ready, right? >> becomes a lame duck. there's a president-elect. >> and the kid with the halloween costume. >> reporter: there's a reason he noticed that halloween costume. >> that kid not seen since. all right. laun lyster, thank you. >> by the way, i was wrong,
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state. apparently it happened in 1862 -- >> have you been studying for this election pop quiz? >> it's the opposite. one thing i said so far has been wrong. does not bode well for me. tune in tonight as results come in. full coverage here on abc starting at 7:00 p.m. eastern. coming up right here, that presidential pop quiz, diane and i take the election day challenge. which of presidential history than a 5th grader? the impending election did not stop a couple from getting the boot on "dancing with the stars." that's next on the skinny. first, your election day forecast. "world news now" weather
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that's the white house. do i get a point? >> no! >> pop quiz time. >> you do not get a point. >> who knows morebo history, me or diane? >> we're about to find out. arlette saenz is here to cover all things d.c. >> before we get started. >> no, no, no. >> okay, so let's get started. pop quiz question number one. >> okay. >> who are the youngest and oldest -- >> john f. kennedy -- >> let her finish.
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>> no, reagan oldest. >> you both got one answer. >> if we had an opportunity to, like -- >> john f. kennedy was 43 years old when elected, and ronald reagan was 69 years old when he was elected. if he -- >> donald trump. >> she's not letting me finish. >> i think we should have a rule where you have to get the question out. >> no. in what game show is that? >> this is not "jeopardy." would be the oldest of the two, donald trump, and he would be the new oldest president ever elected. >> yes. he's 70 years old. i don't know who won that round. question number two. who was the first divorced president? >> reagan. >> there you go. kendis won that. >> see, i waited until she was finished. i gave you several seconds to wait around, and still -- >> oh, please. >> if donald trump wins, he'll did -- >> playing the violin.
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>> facts. >> pop quiz question number three. only two presidents have won 49 of 50 states. >> reagan. >> who were they? >> reagan one? >> which year? >> 1988 -- >> 84. >> 84. okay. and who is the other one? >> fdr? >> nope. >> washington he ran unopposed. >> you guys got the buzzer. >> it was nixon. >> i knew that. >> oh, man. i knew that >> only state he didn't win was massachusetts. only state he didn't win was minnesota. >> okay. >> a point for minnesota? >> maybe extra credit. >> did you not get the $20? >> i did, buddy. >> it's on the laptop over there. >> okay. >> how many women ran for president? >> oh, five? >> oh -- -- >> three? >> does jill stein count? >> she does.
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>> run in what sense? a major party? >> it's a trick question. more than 200 women have run for president. >> okay. >> mostly from minor parties. >> okay. >> the first woman to run for president was victoria woodhull in 1873, 50 years before women could vote. >> she's my write-in this year. >> one final question, how many candidates won the popular vote and lost the election. >> four. >> two. >> exactly. die yap. >> you say that. >> you looked th >> no, i didn't. i know who won the biggest one or who lost by the most, hayes -- >> no. >> did i out trivia arlette? >> a random fact i know. i don't know the others. >> easy one for both. what are the names of the presidential dogs right now.
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>> arlette, thank you very much. >> thank you. >> i'll take my trophy. whatever it is -- >> $20. >> and when we come back, why do we vote on tuesday? the skinny is next.
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i was robbed. i was robbed. time for the skinny starting with app elimination on "dancing with the stars." >> on show stoppers night, the tango, a cell block tango earning them a perfect 40 out of 40. >> most improved were tara and sasha with the charleston version of if my friends could see me now from sweet charity earning them 38 out of >> 36 out of 40, samba of oh what a night from jersey boys. >> it was not enough to keep them from the chopping block, but the former taxi star said it was such a blast. next on another musical note, two celebrities rallied supporters with impromptu get out the vote concerts.
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concert in support of hillary clinton urging fans to express you're on election day. >> get it? >> yes. in chicago, hundreds of voters turned out and cast their ballots. >> on television in the meantime, host, john oliver looks into why exactly do we vote on this day of the week? >> how is this still a >> i don't know why elections are on tuesday. >> good question. do you know? >> e feel leek i should, but no. >> it's just a mystery no one can figure out, like, where's the remote, or why doesn't jason bourne just google himself, but the reason comes from an 1845 law passed for a very 1845 reason. weekends no good because of the sabbath, monday the travel day, and vote on tuesday. many states allow mail-in
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the problem is having everyone vote at once on a tuesday can cause scenes like this. >> this whole auditorium of people is the line to get on the line. >> prapings maybe that's why the most common reason americans give for not voting is they were too busy. what can be done? expand early voting, move election day to a weekend, or keep it where it is and declare it a national holiday like it is in puerto rico where their turnout is not only consistently higher con consistently more awesome. >> they do parades better as well. >> one of the quotes from the show was, it's all the weight of disney world with all the fun of the dmv. >> so true. >> that's why puppies. >> puppies encouraging you to go to the polling places because there's also free food. >> to show the i voted sticker. >> yes. coming up with partisan tensions running at an all-time
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so in just a few hours, election day 2016 will finally, finally be over. >> it's been tense, emotional, draining, you name it, but season has been easier to get through for some thanks to the kmeecomedians of late night com. >> it's me, hillary, from 2008. >> oh, hello, hillary. >> on fox news yesterday and today saying you seem to be sick, you look tired, so can you open this jar of pickles? this has not been tampered with.
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talking about is e-mails. it's like if during the o.j. trial everyone was focused on whether or not the ford bronco had up to date registration. >> i'm the only candidate up here who is not a billionaire. i don't have a super pac or a backpack. i carry my stuff around loose in my arms. >> a big star at the convention was melania trump, giving the speech of michelle last night. >> scandals hurt your husband's chances? >> it's all boy talk. they are all animals. if only a woman could run for president. >> this man is clearly unfit to be commander in chief. he is a bully. >> shut up. >> he started the birther movement. >> you did. >> he should bring her body
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to lurk behind. >> number two, it's a big deal if you have serious health problems, and, number three -- >> getting back to 2008 and send a munch of e-mails. >> no! >> can i mess your hair up? >> and now it's time to get out there and vote, none of this will have mattered if you don't vote. >> and we can't tl chance to vote for what country we want to live in. >> you were a fan of the messing up of the hair. >> the hair. that was one of the best segments there just because as somebody who is folicly challenge. >> he did it to me. i have no recourse. not fair. >> one more time. >> stay away. this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for
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it is a mad dash to the finish line as we hit election day in america. >> both presidential candidates holding rallies well past midnight seeking support in swing states. >> well, i got to tell you, this is sure worth staying up for. >> the election is now. the election is now. can you believe it? >> hillary clinton is bringing out the star p ? living on a prayer ? >> and donald trump is battling until the very end. >> hillary clinton is the most corrupt person ever to seek the office of the presidency of the united states. >> after the name calling and wild twists it all ends today, election day. why early voting could be a major factor. where voter registration fraud is being investigated and the very first results already


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