Hours before the Democratic debate takes takes place at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood, hundreds of supporters of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton filled the sidewalks along Hollywood Blvd.

In terms of numbers it was probably 85% Obama and 15% Hillary – at most.

Above, taking a picture of Gary Leonard, who is taking a picture.

The will call line for people waiting to get tickets for the debate.

CNN's Richard Quest, no doubt reporting on which candidate Princess Diana would be supporting if she was still alive.

The LAPD protecting the Planet Funk store.

Satellite trucks parked in the middle of Hollywood Blvd. – a mere fraction of what will be there for the Oscars.

CNN's random message board

Walkway from the Kodak Theater with TV lights already blasting

Wolf Blitzer. Every time people thought Blitzer might be on the air they began chanting Obama rally cries as loudly as possible.

All photos by Mark Mauer

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