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Pennsylvania Polls 2012: Closing Time, Opening Time, Where To Vote

FILE - This Sept. 26, 2012 file photo shows golf legend Jack Nicklaus, right,welcoming Republican presidential candidate, for
FILE - This Sept. 26, 2012 file photo shows golf legend Jack Nicklaus, right,welcoming Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney to the stage during a campaign rally in Westerville, Ohio. Whatever their political beliefs, some artists perform an age-old ritual: warming up the crowd before a political rally, generating enthusiasm and all-important buzz for events that otherwise could be overlooked in a crowded news cycle. For politicians _ even those as well known as President Barack Obama and Romney _ celebrity warm-up acts can provide validation by taking them out of the political realm into popular culture, said Darrell West, director of governance studies at the Brookings Institution think tank in Washington. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)

Here's what you need to know if you want to vote in Pennsylvania on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.

Closing time for polls in Pennsylvania is 8 p.m. local time.

Opening time for polls in Pennsylvania is 7 a.m. local time.

There is no early voting in Pennsylvania, so Pennsylvanians who want to vote, but haven't done so by absentee ballot, will have to do so today.

Not sure where to vote? The websites VotesPA.com can help you find your polling place.

A total of 20 electoral votes will be awarded to the winner of Pennsylvania in the presidential race. The state has voted for the Democrat presidential candidate every year since 1992.

Mitt Romney's campaign has notably devoted some time and resources to Pennsylvania in recent days. See our election map here.

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