Article Photos: GOP-dominated Texas backs Romney, Cruz 10/14

  University of Texas at Austin students Leslie Tisdale, left, and Blake Medley, right, campaign for President Barack Obama and encourage students to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 in Austin, Texas. After a grinding presidential campaign President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, yield center stage to American voters Tuesday for an Election Day choice that will frame the contours of government and the nation for years to come.(AP Photo/Tamir Kalifa)