November 6th, 2012
02:42 AM ET

Why Tuesday, why November, why donkeys and elephants? Election riddles solved

The finish line is almost here. Americans have weighed a plethora of questions in choosing their presidential candidate.

But amid the quadrennial explosion of political ads, bumper stickers and debates, some questions still baffle: Why is the Republican mascot an elephant? Why are Democrats linked to the color blue? And what happens if the candidates tie?

Here's a voter's guide to such perpetually confounding questions:

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Filed under: 2012 Election • Barack Obama • Mitt Romney • Politics • U.S.
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  1. Bola montel

    People should see them self as one God be with as all

    November 6, 2012 at 3:32 am | Report abuse |
    • Nancy

      Hi Bola. Are you Lin to Montel Williams? Y'all both are Montels.

      November 6, 2012 at 5:42 am | Report abuse |
  2. Anders Behring Breivik (King of the Island)

    The ladies in the picture...are these the future cigar girls? Looks like progress has been made!

    November 6, 2012 at 3:40 pm | Report abuse |
  3. chrissy

    So? Where is the voters guide? Lol

    November 6, 2012 at 3:58 pm | Report abuse |