Photos of babies and children wandering around polling places

Babies wandering around polling places – and other Election Day children’s photos

Storified by Digital First Media · Tue, Nov 06 2012 13:51:47

It’s an Election Day tradition: bring your son or daughter to the polling place to give them an early taste of democracy.

Baby at the polling place #electiondaylee_re
Two first-time voters… Sammy and Desmond both pushed the red buttons for their mommies! Blanchard
Vote Baby Vote!samsaboura

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie took his daughter to vote


With 2-year-old daughter, Katrina, looking on, Pamela Clapp votes in Springfield, Ill.

(AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Madison Hasani, 3, peeks out of a voting booth while her father Alvaro Hasani, 28, casts his vote in Hoboken, N.J. 

(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Joe Lovejoy, center, comforts his daughter Caroline, while waiting with his wife Marsha to vote at St. John the Apostle Church in Ellettsville, Ind. 

(AP Photo/The Herald-Times, Jeremy Hogan)

Swing state voters start young

Ohio votes early. Really early.Elizabeth Zeman Kolkovich