2012 Election Day at U.S. Embassies

U.S. Embassies and Consulates around the world are hosting events as U.S. voters go to the polls on Election Day 2012. We'll be posting some of the highlights as people around the world gather to celebrate democracy in action. Please check back regularly for additions and updates.


  1. U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia Jacob Walles hosts an elections watch breakfast in Tunis.   http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151091855391218.439989.59978261217&type=1 
  2. Highlights of the Embassy's Election Watch in Prague, Czech Republic.
  3. Election Night at the American Center
  4. Hundreds of guests gather in Oslo for the U.S. Embassy's election night event. http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151139102532123.446758.20650012122&type=1&l=58378f3ef2  
  5. The Presidential Election 2012, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
  6. Noite das Eleições Americanas no Rio de Janeiro / U.S. Election Night Event in Rio de Janeiro
    Noite das Eleições Americanas no Rio de Janeiro / U.S. Election Night Event in Rio de Janeiro
  7. Embassy Brasilia's Youth Council takes time out for a photo while awaiting the results of the U.S. elections at the Embassy's watch party.
  8. Photo on 2012-11-06 at 21:06.jpg
    Photo on 2012-11-06 at 21:06.jpg
  9. Ambassador David Lane remarks about the American Democratic process at the USUN Mission to Rome's Elections Party.    http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151238164039555.482156.201163534554&type=3 
  10. US Embassy Nassau Host Election Observance Party
  11. Guests at U.S. Consulate General Milan's election event, including those participating via Twitter, enjoy the festivities.
  12. A large audience gathers in Kinshasa for the Embassy's elections event. http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151496101388275.600747.96214753274&type=1  
  13. Burmese students pose in a photo-op at the conclusion of Election Day events at the American Center.
  14. USEU Ambassador William Kennard, USNATO Ambassador Ivo Daalder and US Ambassador to Belgium Howard Gutman -- three U.S. Ambassadors posted in Belgium--co-hosted a large U.S. election event in Brussels on Nov. 6.
  15. U.S. Ambassador to Guatemala Chacon meets English Access scholarship students to thank them for their participation and assistance in our Election Night Event. 


    El #EmbChacon se acerca a los becarios Access para agradecerles su participación y colaboración ow.ly/i/16iy7 #USElectionGUA