Americans began voting Tuesday on whether to send Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump to the White House. The kickoff marks the end to a campaign like no other -- exhausting, often bitter -- as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump presented radically different visions of how to lead the world's greatest power.
Above: Voters wait in line in front of a polling station to cast their ballots in the US presidential election in Scottsdale, Arizona.
California: With her newborn son George by her side, Lara Ibrahim fills out her election ballot from her hospital bed at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. Dozens of patients at the hospital were able to vote from their beds thanks to a volunteer program. Ibrahim had planned to vote at her usual polling place but ended up giving birth earlier than expected.
Virginia: Voters line up in voting booths to cast their ballots at Robious Elementary School in Chesterfield.
Kansas: Voters wait in line outside a polling location for the 2016 US presidential election before the polls open at Briles Schoolhouse in Peoria Township near Ottawa, Kansas on Nov. 8, 2016.
Michigan: Voters line up at the polls to cast their ballots in Fenton.
Nevada: Voters cast their ballots during voting in the 2016 presidential election in Las Vegas.
New York: Voters in Brooklyn stand in line to collect their ballots before voting Tuesday morning.
Kansas: A voter walks back to table with his ballet to vote at a polling location at the Chase County Community Building in Cottonwood Falls.
Missouri: Brianna Taylor, 5, (L-R) and Cailin Taylor, 8, wait in line at a polling location with their parents in Independence.
Mississippi: People wait in line to vote early in Ridgeland.
Colorado: MJ McCoy puts her completed voter ballot into a drop box at a recreation center before dawn in Boulder. McCoy, who voted for Clinton, says: "It meant a lot to me to see that women finally have a chance to have the highest office in the country. I think it's really awesome, and it's been overshadowed by all the negativity in the campaign."
California: Voters line up to cast their ballots for the 2016 US presidential election at the lifeguard headquarters polling location in Venice Beach.
Georgia: Christina Ditty casts her ballot accompanied by her sons, Koper, 4, and River, 2, at the 135th precinct at Christ Church Presbyterian in Evans.
Louisiana: Ronique Slack exits a polling booth after casting her vote on Election Day at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Charter School in the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans.
Florida: Voters line up outside a polling station in Christmas.
Missouri: Voters cast their ballots at a polling station at Hazelwood Central High School in Florissant.
New York: Myla Gibson, 3, waits as her father Ken Gibson fills out a ballot for the U.S. presidential election at the James Weldon Johnson school in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York City on Nov. 8, 2016
Voters wait in line in the pre-dawn hours at the historic "Hunter House" at Nottoway Park.
A voter steps up to casts her ballot at Su Nueva Lavanderia.
Voters line up outside a fire station.
Voters line up outside polling place at the Fogelsville Volunteer Fire Company.
New York City
A line of voters stretches around the block in Manhattan as One World Trade Center stands at left in the background.
New York City
People vote at the Brooklyn Museum polling station.
Adam Fohlen and his son Ari, center left, wait in line outside a polling place at the Nativity School.
Clay Smith is the first voter to cast the ballot in the U.S. presidential election in the small village of Dixville Notch shortly after midnight on Nov. 8.