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Tunisians in historic vote spurred by Arab Spring

  TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisians voted Sunday, October, 26 for their first five-year parliament since they overthrew their dictator in the 2011 revolution that kicked off the Arab Spring, with the main secular party declaring an early victory over the once-dominant Islamists. Although official results would not be ready before Wednesday, Nida Tunis (Tunisia’s [...]

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Mozambique elections: Voting begins peacefully

  MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — Voting in Mozambique’s national election began peacefully Wednesday. The election comes just months after a peace accord between the ruling Frelimo party and the opposition, Renamo, ended nearly two years of sporadic fighting in the north of the country. The two political parties were once guerrilla movements, fighting each other [...]

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450,000 in Va. may lack proper ID needed to vote

  RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia State Board of Elections says about 450,000 voters in Virginia may lack the proper identification needed to cast a ballot in the November midterm elections. A state law that took effect this year requires Virginia voters to some form of photo identification at their polling stations before they cast a vote. The Washington Post [...]

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