...So obviously we haven't been too discrete with our political leanings throughout the 2012 presidential race. But the freedom to do that is one of the awesome things about living in this fine country and another reason why casting your ballot today is important, no matter which candidate and propositions you've backed. After you vote to help keep this country great (it is a privilege and a duty!), why not make the anxiety-ridden wait for the final results at least somewhat enjoyable with your friends? There are plenty of viewing parties and election festivities going down this evening and we're all going to want to celebrate this long race being over regardless of how it ends. With that, we bring you this guide to our top event picks for where to watch and celebrate election night in L.A. [Photo via]