Perhaps you just passed the two-hour mark standing in line to vote as frozen tears inched down your face and your toes started dying one by one, which happened to me earlier this morning. Well, cheer up, because someone somewhere in America probably has it worse than you. If these little old ladies can endure the torture to exercise their democratic rights, you can too. Here's what Election Day madness looks like around the country.

The voters in the Midland Beach part of Staten Island, New York couldn't vote at their usual polling place because of Hurricane Sandy. Instead they waited before dawn under lights powered by generators to vote in a tent.

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Poll workers fired up an optical scanner voting machine in the dark at Midland Beach.

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Voters from the Rockaways in New York had to vote in tents, too. The Associated Press reports many said they were just relieved they were able to vote.

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Voters lined up before dawn at an elementary school near Mount Vernon, Virginia, in the suburbs of Washington.

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In Chicago's 13th Ward, Leslie Fabian cheers at successfully voting at a 24-hour laundromat.

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The line stretches down the block in downtown Miami.

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Long lines in Mauldin, South Carolina, but at least part of the line is indoors.

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Vice President Joe Biden emerges successfully from the voting booth in Greenville, Delaware Tuesday. It looks like he had it pretty easy.

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So did Mitt and Ann Romney, who voted in Belmont, Massachusetts.

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Democratic Senate candidate Tim Kaine, however, waits in line with everyone else in Richmond, Virginia.

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Paul Ryan takes his kids into the voting booth in Janesville, Wisconsin.

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At left, the line 30 minutes in in Brooklyn, New York, and at right, the line an hour and a half in.

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No guns in the voting booth in Apex, North Carolina.

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Dorothy Ann Van was displaced by Hurricane Sandy. Her home is in Suf City, on Long Beach Island, New Jersey. She's leaning against a voting van.

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