Election Day: Romney Stumps, Obama Shoots Hoops Bball is an Election Day superstition for the prez By Liam Carnahan, Newser Staff Posted Nov 6, 2012 10:33 AM CST 52 comments Comments Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney waves at the end of a New Hampshire campaign rally at Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, N.H., Monday, Nov. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) (Newser) – Mitt Romney and President Obama are taking two very different approaches on how they'll spend their last few hours as candidates, reports CNN. Obama will follow presidential candidate tradition and hunker down in his hometown of Chicago to await an outcome, as well as his personal tradition of playing a little basketball. He'll also do a couple of satellite interviews. The Republican nominee, meanwhile, is breaking with tradition in a sprint to the end, with last-minute rallies planned in Cleveland and Pittsburgh, and radio interviews in Virginia and Ohio, reports ABC News. Romney voted this morning in Belmont, Mass., with wife Ann and son Tagg.