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Designing Election 2012: Share your pages, graphics and interactives here

After years of campaigning, gazillions of negative ads, thousands upon thousands of debates, oodles upon oodles of facts checked, gaffs that made their own gaffs, mailers, robocalls, stumping, swinging, polling, real-clear-politicking, all endlessly, breathlessly analyzed, re-analyzed and re-re-analyzed. And now we are here. Election Day 2012.

A day like no other.

Let’s see what you’ve done. Show your work here at SND | Show Your Work on tumblr. Click on the submit button and you can post a text or image file. Ask a question and then we’ll discuss, breakdown and breathlessly move on to the next big thing.

This week we’ll focus on the election, but think of this as our digital gathering spot where you can start to come to check out each others work.

Your Excuse Sucks

Election 2012: Storytelling + Humor = A microsite with attitude

The team at Cultivated Wit has a message for the American people: If you’re not voting in this election, your excuse sucks. Larry Buchanan talks about his involvement with the project he hopes will shame people into voting.

This is sixth in a week-long series of election coverage on SND.org.

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The view from London: Election 2012, roast beef and Romney

Michael Agar, region director for western Europe, reflects on British news coverage of the upcoming U.S. presidential election from a London pub.

This is part five in a week-long series of SND’s election coverage.

Election 2012: A look at pages from Mexico City

Coverage of the U.S. election in Mexico City was significant the major dailies El Universal, La Razón, Reporte Indigo, Reforma and Excélsior. Here is a sample of some of the work. A link to El Universal’s interactive analysis is here. Here is Excelsior’s special web site. And here is Reporto’s Indigo’s election site.

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, right, and running mate Paul Ryan wave at the conclusion of a campaign rally at the Henderson Pavilion Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012.

Election 2012: How Las Vegas Sun photographer Steve Marcus makes images of Governor Mitt Romney

Nevada — with its six electoral votes — is one of a handful of states President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney consider a toss up this election cycle. As both candidates make myriad stops in the area surrounding Sin City, Las Vegas Sun photographer Steve Marcus explains how he approaches making thoughtful and unique images of sometimes redundant campaign events.

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Election 2012: Inside the Washington Post’s digital efforts

How do you build successful digital products to cover a news event as large as a presidential election?

Sarah Sampsel, Director of Digital, Mobile and New Product Design at The Washington Post, offers her advice based on work her team has built in D.C.

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Election 2012: Pages from the Cincinnati Enquirer

SND continues its election coverage with pages from the Cincinnati Enquirer. Ohio is another battleground state this presidential election cycle; it has 18 electoral votes up for grabs.

President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign event Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012 at Desert Pines High School in Las Vegas. This photo was taken with a selective focus lens.

Election 2012: How Las Vegas Sun photographer Sam Morris makes images of the president

Nevada — with its six electoral votes — is one of a handful of states President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney consider a toss up this election cycle. As both candidates make myriad stops in the area surrounding Sin City, Las Vegas Sun photographer Sam Morris explains how he approaches making thoughtful and unique images of sometimes redundant campaign events.

This is the first in a week-long series of election coverage on SND.org.