Slideshow | Barack Obama’s final moments on the campaign trail

  • US President Barack Obama speaks at his last campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa, on 5 November 2012. AFPUS President Barack Obama speaks at his last campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa, on 5 November 2012. AFP
  • Barack Obama hugs his wife Michelle before he addresses supporters on the last night of campaigning in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. ReutersBarack Obama hugs his wife Michelle before he addresses supporters on the last night of campaigning in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Reuters
  • Obama greets supporters after speaking at his final campaign stop in Des Moines, Iowa. APObama greets supporters after speaking at his final campaign stop in Des Moines, Iowa. AP
  • Obama waves at supporters during a campaign rally in Columbus, Ohio, on 5 November 2012. AFPObama waves at supporters during a campaign rally in Columbus, Ohio, on 5 November 2012. AFP
  • Obama calls volunteers from a campaign office in Ohio. AFPObama calls volunteers from a campaign office in Ohio. AFP
  • Obama speaks during a campaign rally on 5 November, 2012 in Madison, Wisconsin. AFPObama speaks during a campaign rally on 5 November, 2012 in Madison, Wisconsin. AFP
  • Former US President Bill Clinton introduces US President Barack Obama during a campaign rally in Bristow, Virginia on 3 November 2012. ReutersFormer US President Bill Clinton introduces US President Barack Obama during a campaign rally in Bristow, Virginia on 3 November 2012. Reuters