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

After a gruelling 18-month battle with hundreds of rallies, fund-raisers, town hall meetings and three intense debates, it is the moment of truth for US President Barack Obama. A look at the incumbent a day before the elections.
  • US 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. Reuters
  • Obama 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. AFP
  • Obama calls volunteers from a campaign office in Ohio. AFP
  • Obama 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. Reuters