Article Photos: Colorado worth more than its 9 electoral votes 7/7

  Amber Tuffield, 44, right, sits in her kitchen while her son Dallas, 13, watches a political advertisement on television showing Mitt Romney at their home in Lakewood, Colo. on Election Day Tuesday morning, Nov. 6, 2012. Sometime between her day job as a secretary and her second job bartending at an Italian restaurant, the registered independent voter and single mother of three plans to cast her vote. While 1.7 million Colorado voters have already cast their ballots either through the mail or through early voting, casting a vote in person on Election Day carries more substance for Tuffield. "You get into the little booth and you get to push the buttons," she said. "And my voice is heard." (AP Photo/Barry Gutierrez)