Google wants you to vote

Even Google wants you to vote.

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Internet users were greeted Tuesday morning with a Google Doodle on the homepage that prominently showcases a ballot box, which is donned in an American flag. Every 10 seconds, a ballot enters the top of the case, which then spins in a circle.

When users click the image, they are taken to a different page, titled, "Where do I vote?" Here, they can enter an address and find the corresponding polling location.

Voters began appearing at the polls early Tuesday, poised to hand control of the Senate to Republicans in a midterm election noted for its negativity, billionaire-funded advertising.

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Since 1998, Google has alternated its logo on certain days to celebrate people, holidays, and events. Past designs include computing pioneer Grace Hopper, Nelson Mandela's 96th birthday, the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and the first day of spring.

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