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California goes to polls

Voters cast their ballots at a private residence in Pasadena tonight. (Gary Friedman / LAT)
Business is brisk this afternoon at Pasadena Fire Station No. 28. (Gary Friedman / LAT)
Locals cast their votes at Pasadena Fire Station No. 28. (Gary Friedman / LAT)
Voters in Ontario cast their ballots at a California National Guard post. (Irfan Khan / LAT)
California State Senator Tom McClintock, candidate for Lt. Governor, arrives at the Beverly Hilton with his son, Justin, left, for election-night activities. (Genaro Molina / LAT)
California gubernatorial candidate Phil Angelides, center, greets diners with Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa at Philippe The Original in downtown Los Angeles this morning. (Brian Vander Brug / LAT)
Democrat gubernatorial candidate Phil Angelides walks with his family to a polling place near their home in Sacramento. Angelides is running against incumbent governor Arnold Schwarzeneggger. (Robert Durrel / LAT)
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger poses with Fernando Ponce, 49, while the governor visits a call center in Long Beach on election day. (Rick Loomis / LAT)
Ventura County Fire Capt. John Tucker drops off his absentee ballot at Station 34 in Thousand Oaks. (Bryan Chan / LAT)
Janna Vandenberg fills out her ballot in front of a bank of dryers at the Super Suds in Long Beach. (Bob Chamberlin / LAT)
Voters in Claremont cast their ballots at the polling place in Taylor Hall. (Irfan Khan / LAT)
Heredias Bridal and Party store in Long Beach provided a festive atmosphere for voters casting their ballots, as Adoracion Raquel, left signs in with the help of poll worker Brenda Fetter. (Bob Chamberlin / LAT)
Kalea Oliva holds her 3-month-old baby sister, Kalina, as her mother Laura Oliva cast her ballot at Sierra Vista Elementary School in Upland. (Irfan Khan / LAT)
After casting their ballot at a polling station in Claremont, a voter gets a “I Voted” sticker. California voters are deciding between Republican incumbent Arnold Schwarzenegger or Democratic challenger Phil Angelides for governor as well as the fate of 13 propositions. (Irfan Khan / LAT)
At voting booth stands between the chrome and polish of classic cars at a dealership in Santa Monica. (Carlos Chavez / LAT)
Voters get down to business at the Gay and Lesbian Center in Hollywood this morning. (Francine Orr / LAT)
Voters fill out ballots at Ventura County Fire Station 34 in Thousand Oaks. (Bryan Chan / LAT)
A dog patiently waits for his owner to vote in Alameda this morning. (AP)