Jovan Velasquez votes as his children Julian (center), 3, Jaylen, 5, and Jovan Jr. (not shown), 8, watch Nov. 6, 2012, at Washington Mill Elementary School in Alexandria, Va. (Eva Russo/Special to The Washington Times)

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Jovan Velasquez votes as his children Julian (center), 3, Jaylen, 5, and Jovan Jr. (not shown), 8, watch Nov. 6, 2012, at Washington Mill Elementary School in Alexandria, Va. (Eva Russo/Special to The Washington Times)