The U.S. election is causing a stir worldwide

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Felix, a male polar bear, stands near pumpkins with portraits of U.S. presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump as it predicts the result of U.S. presidential election at the Royev Ruchey zoo in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia, November 7, 2016. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin
Supporters of U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump hold signs in Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 29, 2016. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
A member of Hindu Sena, a right-wing Hindu group, holds a poster of U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump as they symbolically celebrate his victory in the upcoming U.S. elections, in New Delhi, India, November 4, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
Peruvian shamans with poster of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump perform a ritual of predictions ahead of the U.S. presidential elections, at Lima, Peru November 7, 2016. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo
A member of the mariachi plays music next to a pinata depicting U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in front of a wall with a caricature of him during a campaign encouraging U.S. citizens in Mexico to register to vote against Trump, in Mexico City, Mexico September 25, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
Supporter holding Israeli flag and listen to a pre-recorded message for the U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump during a convention organised by the Israeli branch of the U.S. Republican party campaigning for Trump, in Jerusalem October 26, 2016. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
Campaigners pose on a 'United To Stop Trump' cardboard wall in front of the Brandenburg Gate to urge Americans living abroad to register and vote in Berlin, Germany, September 23, 2016. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Mr. (L) and Mrs. Burger featuring U.S. presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are displayed with voting ballots at J.S. Burgers Cafe in Tokyo, Japan October 7, 2016. REUTERS/Megumi Lim
Peruvian shamans holding a poster of U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton perform a ritual of predictions ahead of the U.S. presidential elections, at Lima, Peru November 7, 2016. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A carnival float with papier-mache caricature mocking US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, is displayed at a postponed "Rosenmontag" (Rose Monday) parade, at one location in Duesseldorf, Germany, March 13, 2016, after the original parade in February was cancelled due to severe weather. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender
Campaigners hold placards on a 'Stop Trump' open-top double decker bus before touring London to urge Americans living abroad to register and vote, Britain September 21, 2016. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
Israeli soldiers are seen next to a bus stop covered with posters from the Israeli branch of the U.S. Republican party campaign in favour of Donald Trump, near the West Bank Jewish Settlement of Ariel October 6, 2016. REUTERS/Baz Ratner TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
An undated photo provided by SF of a bus whose sides depict U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trumpâs forehead with eyes painted on the turning wheels. The bus started traveling on a major route in Copenhagen Wednesday Oct. 26, 2016. Pia Olsen Dyhr, chairwoman of the small Socialist People's Party, told The Associated Press it was "pretty clear" which candidate the party prefers, but added: "I don't think Trump as president will be positive for the development of the world and therefore Denmark." (SF/Polfoto via AP)
Members of Hindu Sena, a right wing Hindu group, celebrate U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's birthday in New Delhi, India June 14, 2016. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Members of Hindu Sena, a right wing Hindu group, burn posters of U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton during a protest against what they say is Clinton sabotaging Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump's election campaign, in New Delhi, India, October 18, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Flames and fireworks shoot out from an effigy of US presidential candidate Donald Trump as it is burned as the 'Celebrity Guy' at the Edenbridge Bonfire Society bonfire night in Edenbridge, south of London, on November 5, 2016. The giant effigy of US presidential candidate Donald Trump wielding the head of rival Hillary Clinton went up in flames during the traditional British bonfire celebrations at Edenbridge south of London. The 36-foot (11-metre) high model of Trump dressed in shorts decorated with images of Mexicans was packed with fireworks and set alight as part of the annual Bonfire Night celebrations. / AFP / DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS (Photo credit should read DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)
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This year's election has been on everyone's radar, even those abroad. While Americans are only eligible to vote, our decision will impact the rest of the world. While some countries love the idea of Donald Trump being elected, others fear it, and many harbor the same feelings for Hillary Clinton.

Writer Shen Dingli, who writes for the Global Times in China, even expressed the embarrassment many American's also felt during the debates calling it an 'ugly sideshow'. Many countries have voiced their opinions by using signs on buses to encourage American's abroad to vote, while some have gone a less political route. A group of citizens in India voiced their opinion in another way by baking Trump a cake in honor of his birthday. Many have even preformed blessings and rituals sacred to their culture for the candidate of their choice.

SEE MORE: In-depth coverage of the 2016 election

While the countdown to a final contender ticks by, it's safe to say the world is watching. As for our friends across the pond and farther, we're glad to have their support as we anxiously await our countries next step.

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