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Perrin Thompson kisses her ballot for luck and does a little dance before dropping it into a drop site outside of the Multnomah County Elections Division in Portland, Ore., Nov. 8, 2022.
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Perrin Thompson kisses her ballot for luck and does a little dance before dropping it into a drop site outside of the Multnomah County Elections Division in Portland, Ore., Nov. 8, 2022.

The midterm elections will decide which political party controls Congress.

Photographers at NPR member stations captured voting across the country. And they documented Election Day in their areas.

Here's what they saw.

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

Voters wait outside of the Multnomah County Elections Division in Portland, Ore., Nov. 8, 2022.
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Voters wait outside of the Multnomah County Elections Division in Portland, Ore., Nov. 8, 2022.
George Logan stumping on Election Day at the Litchfield Fire House in Litchfield, Connecticut November 08, 2022.
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George Logan stumping on Election Day at the Litchfield Fire House in Litchfield, Connecticut November 08, 2022.
On Nov. 7, 2022, the eve of Election Day, Democratic candidate for governor Stacey Abrams stops by Georgia State University to encourage students to vote.
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On Nov. 7, 2022, the eve of Election Day, Democratic candidate for governor Stacey Abrams stops by Georgia State University to encourage students to vote.
Voters cast their ballots at the New Haven Hall of Records polling place on Nov. 8, 2022.
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Voters cast their ballots at the New Haven Hall of Records polling place on Nov. 8, 2022.
A voter drops off their ballot at the City Hall Voting Center in San Francisco on Election Day, Nov. 8, 2022.
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A voter drops off their ballot at the City Hall Voting Center in San Francisco on Election Day, Nov. 8, 2022.
Orion Meyer sorts ballots at the Multnomah County Elections Division in Portland, Ore., Nov. 8, 2022.
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Orion Meyer sorts ballots at the Multnomah County Elections Division in Portland, Ore., Nov. 8, 2022.
Shunda Whitfield, 53, of Rolling Acres, Mo., center, prays alongside supporters of Board of Aldermen presidential candidate Megan Green, on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, during a Get Out To Vote rally at Green's campaign headquarters in St. Louis' "Central West End" neighborhood.
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Shunda Whitfield, 53, of Rolling Acres, Mo., center, prays alongside supporters of Board of Aldermen presidential candidate Megan Green, on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, during a Get Out To Vote rally at Green's campaign headquarters in St. Louis' "Central West End" neighborhood.
U.S. Rep. Cori Bush, right, hugs St. Louis Board of Alderman presidential candidate Megan Green on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, at Green's campaign headquarters in the Central West End.
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U.S. Rep. Cori Bush, right, hugs St. Louis Board of Alderman presidential candidate Megan Green on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, at Green's campaign headquarters in the Central West End.
U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock visits Morehouse College just hours before polls close on Election Day to encourage students to vote on Nov. 8, 2022.
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U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock visits Morehouse College just hours before polls close on Election Day to encourage students to vote on Nov. 8, 2022.
Republican U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner (MO-02) waits to cast her Midterm ballot alongside her husband Roy, left, on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, at the Ballwin Golf Course and Events Center in Ballwin.
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Republican U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner (MO-02) waits to cast her Midterm ballot alongside her husband Roy, left, on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, at the Ballwin Golf Course and Events Center in Ballwin.
Voters take to the polls in the early hours of the morning on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, during the 2022 Midterm Elections at Ladue City Hall in Ladue.
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Voters take to the polls in the early hours of the morning on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, during the 2022 Midterm Elections at Ladue City Hall in Ladue.
Supporters of governor candidate Tim Michels wait for his arrival at his primary election night event Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, in Waukesha, Wis.
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Supporters of governor candidate Tim Michels wait for his arrival at his primary election night event Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, in Waukesha, Wis.
Students crowd into the on campus polling place at San Diego State University on Nov. 8, 2022.
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Students crowd into the on campus polling place at San Diego State University on Nov. 8, 2022.
Poll workers open and verify that absentee ballots were signed and placed in their envelopes correctly by processed by a tabulation machine in New Haven's hall of records on Nov. 8, 2022.
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Poll workers open and verify that absentee ballots were signed and placed in their envelopes correctly by processed by a tabulation machine in New Haven's hall of records on Nov. 8, 2022.
Attorney General Eric Schmitt supporters celebrate him winning the state's open U.S. Senate seat on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, at a Midterm watch party at the Westport Sheraton Chalet in Maryland Heights.
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Attorney General Eric Schmitt supporters celebrate him winning the state's open U.S. Senate seat on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, at a Midterm watch party at the Westport Sheraton Chalet in Maryland Heights.
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt celebrates winning the state's open U.S. Senate seat on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, at a Midterm watch party at the Westport Sheraton Chalet in Maryland Heights.
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Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt celebrates winning the state's open U.S. Senate seat on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, at a Midterm watch party at the Westport Sheraton Chalet in Maryland Heights.
Maura Healey thanks her supporters on Election Day evening at the Fairmont Copley Plaza.
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Maura Healey thanks her supporters on Election Day evening at the Fairmont Copley Plaza.
Healey supporters listen to their candidate's victory speech on Election Day evening at the Fairmont Copley Plaza.
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Healey supporters listen to their candidate's victory speech on Election Day evening at the Fairmont Copley Plaza.
Glenn Ivey hugs his son, Alex Ivey.
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Glenn Ivey hugs his son, Alex Ivey.
Supporters of Glenn Ivey watching early returns.
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Supporters of Glenn Ivey watching early returns.

Grace Widyatmadja
Grace Widyatmadja is a photo editing intern working with NPR's visuals desk and Goats & Soda.
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