The candidates headed to their home polling stations early today to cast their votes:
Tim Kaine: Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine voted at 6 a.m. and did a round of national morning TV shows.
Then Kaine met a group of friends for breakfast at the City Diner in Richmond, Va. Kaine and his friends try to meet every Tuesday at the diner, a few miles from his home. He was greeted with cheers as he walked into the restaurant.
The Clintons greeted supporters waiting outside the polling place after casting their ballots Tuesday morning. She said it was "the most humbling feeling" to vote "because so many people are counting on the outcome of this election." Bill Clinton said he's eager to be a political spouse, joking that he had "15 years of practice."
"It's a great honor, a tremendous honor" to be casting his ballot, he said. He said he's feeling confident about the outcome, citing "tremendous enthusiasm." As for his longstanding concerns about voter fraud, he says. "We're always concerned about that." His final message to voters: "Make America great again. That's all it is. That's what it's all about."
The couple encountered no lines and spent about five minutes filling out their ballots. Pence told a small crowd afterward that he was grateful for the "support and prayers of people all across the United States" and he pledged a more prosperous America with the Trump-Pence ticket. Pence and his wife voted in a precinct that has leaned liberal in past elections.
Candidates cast their ballots on Election Day