US elections 2016: America gears up for its big day

US presidential nominees Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton raced through the country in a frenetic bid to rally voters in the 48-hour dash to the US Presidential Elections on November 8. A look in pics

After addressing a rally, Hillary Clinton boards her plane at the Philadelphia International Airport on November 6


After addressing a rally, Hillary Clinton boards her plane at the Philadelphia International Airport on November 6.

Supporters cheered Trump in a cargo hangar at the Saint Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Supporters cheered Trump in a cargo hangar at the Saint Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

American singer James Taylor performs at Hillary Clinton's rally in Manchester, New Hampshire.

American singer James Taylor performs at Hillary Clinton's rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, a state which was was not friendly to Clinton during the primary.

Musicians Alex Dee and Steve Perry wait for the Republican presidential nominee to address supporters at Sterling Heights, Michigan.

Dressed as Clinton and Trump, musicians Alex Dee and Steve Perry wait for the Republican presidential nominee to address supporters at Sterling Heights, Michigan on November 6.

US President Barack Obama urged voters of Florida to vote for Hillary Clinton.

US President Barack Obama urged voters of Florida to vote for his former secretary of state at a rally in Kissimmee city on November 6. In pic: Obama holds up a baby after speaking at the rally.

Trump's supporters cheered for him at a midnight rally in Leesburg, Virginia on November 7.

Trump's supporters cheered for him at a midnight rally in Leesburg, Virginia on November 7.

Trump was his oratorial best at swing state Pennsylvania's Moon township on November 6.

Trump was his oratorial best at swing state Pennsylvania's Moon township on November 6.

Crowds swarmed around Trump as he campaigned at Atlantic Aviation in Moon Township, Pennsylvania on November 6, 2016.


Crowds swarmed around Trump as he campaigned at Atlantic Aviation in Moon Township, Pennsylvania on November 6, 2016.

Khizr Khan delivered a rousing speech against Trump at New Hampshire.

Khizr Khan delivered a rousing speech against Trump at New Hampshire. In her speech, Hillary said the 2016 election was a "moment of reckoning" for the US.

Hillary Clinton addressed a rally in New Hampshire's Manchester with Khizr Khan.

Hillary Clinton addressed a rally in New Hampshire's Manchester with Khizr Khan, the father of Army Captain Humayun Khan who died while serving in Iraq in 2004 and who had delivered a scathing attack against Trump at the Democratic National Convention in July.