November 7, 2012
Ted Warren photo

People celebrate early election returns favoring Washington state Referendum 74, which would legalize gay marriage, during a large impromptu street gathering in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. The re-election of President Barack Obama and Referendum 74 drew the most supporters to the streets.

Jim Mone photo

Minnesotans United for All Families who oppose the gay marriage amendment cheer as the screen shows the “no” vote leading during the election night watch party early Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 in St. Paul, Minn.

Brennan Linsley photo

People attending an Amendment 64 watch party in a bar celebrate after a local television station announced the marijuana amendment’s passage, in Denver, Colo., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. The amendment would make it legal in Colorado for individuals to possess and for businesses to sell marijuana for recreational use.

Brennan Linsley photo

People attending an Amendment 64 watch party in a bar hug after a local television station announced the marijuana amendment’s passage, in Denver, Colo., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. The amendment would make it legal in Colorado for individuals to possess and for businesses to sell marijuana for recreational use.