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Workers wear personal protective equipment and are separated in pairs from fellow employees by plastic shields as they process ballots at a Board of Elections facility in New York.

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In this photo provided by Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong waves as he casts his vote at Alexandra Primary School, in Singapore. Singaporeans are voting in a general election that is expected to return Lee's long-governing party to power.

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People wearing face masks observe mandatory social distancing against the spread of the coronavirus as they wait in line to cast their votes in Poland's presidential election. The election will test the popularity of incumbent President Andrzej Duda who is seeking a second term and of the conservative ruling party that backs him, in Warsaw, Poland.

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The main opposition United Future Party's candidate Hwang Kyo-ahn, center, and his party members watch TVs broadcasting results of exit polls for the country's parliament election at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea. Wearing masks and moving slowly between lines taped on the ground, millions of South Koreans flocked to polling stations to elect lawmakers amid the shadows of a spreading coronavirus.

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A South Korean Confucian scholar wearing a face mask to help protect against the spread of the new coronavirus casts his vote for the parliamentary elections at a polling station in Nonsan, South Korea. South Korean voters wore masks and moved slowly between lines of tape at polling stations on Wednesday to elect lawmakers in the shadows of the spreading coronavirus.

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A voter, right, wearing a face mask to help protect against the spread of the new coronavirus has his temperature checked upon his arrival to cast his vote for the parliamentary election at a polling station in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea opened its parliamentary election on Wednesday about 14,330 polling stations at all over the nation.

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People wearing face masks to help protect against the spread of the new coronavirus listen to the speech of the main opposition United Future Party's candidate Hwang Kyo-ahn during his campaign for the upcoming parliamentary election in Seoul, South Korea. The elections will be held on April 15 about 14,300 polling stations at all over the nation to pick lawmakers.

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Election officials wearing protective gears, wait for voters during an early voting for the April 15 general elections at a special polling station set up for coronavirus patients and medical members at a treatment center in Yongin, South Korea. The early voting for the elections are held on April 10-11 at 3,508 polling stations across the country. And eight polling stations are set up at treatment center.

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Former Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, greet one another before they participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate at CNN Studios in Washington

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Paris' incumbent mayor Anne Hidalgo takes to hydroalcholic gel before voting in the first round of the French municipal elections in Paris. The new virus has shuttered all schools, banished cheek-kissing and upended daily life across France, but President Emmanuel Macron won't let it disrupt democracy, so he's maintaining nationwide elections this weekend.

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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, accompanied by his wife Jill, gestures as he speaks during a primary election night rally in Los Angeles.

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., accompanied by his wife Jane O'Meara Sanders, arrives for a primary night election rally as the crowd cheers in Essex Junction, Vt.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu smiles after first exit poll results for the Israeli elections at his party's headquarters in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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People quarantined with Corona virus arrive to vote at a specially made tent in Haifa, Israel.

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People quarantined for Corona virus arrive to cast their votes in a specially made tent in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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People line up to vote during presidential elections in Georgetown, Guyana. Guyana get to choose for a new government in a bruising fight for control of a South American country whose oil revenues in the next decade could make it one of the wealthiest in the hemisphere.

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Uruguay's President-elect Luis Lacalle Pou, right, drive his car beside Spain's King Felipe VI in Montevideo, Uruguay. Pou will be sworn-in as the country's new president on Sunday.

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In this photo released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks in a meeting in Tehran, Iran. Officials in Iran haven't announced the full results from parliamentary elections two days ago, but on Sunday the country's supreme leader accused enemy "propaganda" of trying to disuade people from voting by amplifying the threat of the coronavirus.

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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, left, is kissed by his husband Chasten after a campaign rally late in Denver.

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Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a campaign event in Seattle.

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, with his wife Jane, speaks during a campaign event in San Antonio

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In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei casts his ballot in the parliamentary elections, in Tehran, Iran. Iranians began voting for a new parliament, with turnout seen as a key measure of support for Iran's leadership as sanctions weigh on the economy and isolate the country diplomatically.

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, center, Second Vice President Sarwar Danish, right, and first Vice President Amrullah Saleh, attend a ceremony for Ghani winning a 2nd term in the presidential election, in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, center, arrives with his team to the Afghan Independent Election Commission to receive the official certificate of winning a 2nd term in the presidential election, during ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, center, receives the official certificate of winning a 2nd term in the presidential election, during ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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In this file photo, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani speaks at the Munich Security Conference, in Munich, Germany. The Afghan Independent Election Commission said that President Ashraf Ghani has won a second term as president.

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Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah, center, addresses the media following a conference with his party members in Kabul, Afghanistan. The country's independent election commission said that Ashraf Ghani won a second term as president, more than four months after polls closed.

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Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev casts his ballot at a polling station during parliamentary elections in Baku, Azerbaijan. Snap parliamentary elections are held in Azerbaijan after Aliyev dissolved parliament in December. Many opposition parties say they didn't have time to prepare for the campaign and have decided to boycott the elections.

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Women stand in a queue to cast vote during the second phase of the Panchayat elections at a polling station, in Nasirabad, Ajmer.

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Advocates gather to cast their votes at a polling booth during the State Bar Council election in Jabalpur.

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Taiwanese President and presidential election candidate Tsai Ing-wen casts her ballot at a polling station in New Taipei City, Taiwan. The future of Taiwan’s democracy is on the line as the self-ruled island’s 19 million voters decide on whether to give independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen a second term.

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Taiwan's 2020 presidential election candidate, Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), delivers a speech to supporters in Taipei, Taiwan. Taiwan will hold its presidential election on Jan. 11, 2020.

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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, his wife Jill Biden and Rep. Abby Finkenauer, D-Iowa, center, arrive for a campaign rally at University of Dubuque in Dubuque, Iowa.

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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden addresses a gathering during a campaign stop in Exeter, N.H.

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An EVM awareness team uses the famous double-decker living root bridges to traverse polling stations, at Nongriat in Shillong.

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People wait to cast their votes during rural local body electons in Kanyakumari district.

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An elderly woman being helped by a police jawan after she cast her votes during rural local body electons in Kanyakumari district.

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a campaign rally in Las Vegas.

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Algerian demonstrators take to the streets in the capital Algiers to reject the presidential elections, in Algiers, Algeria. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, a former Algerian prime minister and loyalist of Algeria's influential army chief, has been elected Algeria's new president. Tebboune, 74, was elected with 58.15% of the vote in this oil-rich North African country. Banner in Arabic reads "We won't quit" and "Freedom."

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Newly elected Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune gestures before a press conference in Algiers. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, a former prime minister and loyalist of the influential army chief, was declared the oil-rich nation's new president in an election boycotted by members of the vibrant pro-democracy movement.

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is greeted by staff as he returns to 10 Downing Street, London, after meeting Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace and accepting her invitation to form a new government. Boris Johnson led his Conservative Party to a landslide victory in Britain’s election that was dominated by Brexit.

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Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah, center, addresses the media following a conference with his party members and few candidates in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghanistan's leading presidential candidate, Abdullah Abdullah, announced temporary truce, agreeing to allow ballot recount Sunday in provinces where his supporters had stopped the process for almost a month.

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Supporters of Argentina's President Mauricio Macri react during a rally in support of Macri, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Despite losing to opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez in the recent presidential elections the conservative leader garnered 40 percent of the vote and his "Let's Change" political movement look set to continue being an ongoing force in Argentine politics.

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson stands in goal prior to a Juniors girls soccer match between Hazel Grove United JFC and Poynton, as he campaigns in Cheadle Hulme, England. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12.

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Students shows their ink-marked fingers after casting votes for Patna University Students Union (PUSU) elections, in Patna.

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National Party presidential candidate Luis Lacalle Pou smiles as his wife Lorena Ponce de Leon plants a kiss on his cheek, during a victory rally in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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Janata Dal (Secular) leader H D Kumaraswamy during an election campaign for JD(S) candidate Girish K Nashi for the upcoming by poll at Mahalakshmi Layout, in Bengaluru.

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Candidates from pro-Beijing political party led by Starry Lee, chairperson of pro-Beijing party Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong (DAB), center, bow to apologize for their defeat in the local district council election in Hong Kong. The pro-democracy opposition appears to have swept to a resounding victory in Hong Kong elections, as a record turnout dealt a clear rebuke to city leader Carrie Lam and her handling of violent protests that have divided the Chinese territory.

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People line up to vote outside of a polling place in Hong Kong. Long lines snaked around plazas and extended for blocks as citizens of the semi-autonomous Chinese territory turned out in droves Sunday for an election seen as a test of public support for anti-government protests that have persisted for more than five months.

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People line up to vote outside of a polling place in Hong Kong.

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People line up to vote outside of a polling place in Hong Kong.

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People line up to vote outside of a polling place in Hong Kong. Long lines formed outside Hong Kong polling stations in elections that have become a barometer of public support for anti-government protests now in their sixth month.

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Congress workers celebrate their victory in the municipal elections, in Beawar.

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BJP workers celebrate their victory in the civic body polls, in Bikaner.

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Sri Lanka's newly elected president Gotabaya Rajapaksa greets people as he leaves after taking the oath of office during the swearing in ceremony held at the 140 B.C Ruwanweli Seya Buddhist temple in ancient kingdom of Anuradhapura in northcentral Sri Lanka. The former defense official credited with ending a long civil war was Monday sworn in as Sri Lanka’s seventh president after comfortably winning last Saturday’s presidential election.

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Sri Lanka's newly elected president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, second left, greets as he takes the oath of office in front of chief justice Jayantha Jayasuriya, back to camera as his son Manoj, left, watches during the swearing in ceremony held at the 140 B.C Ruwanweli Seya Buddhist temple in ancient kingdom of Anuradhapura in north central Sri Lanka. The former defense official credited with ending a long civil war was Monday sworn in as Sri Lanka’s seventh president after comfortably winning last Saturday’s presidential election.

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Sri Lanka's newly elected president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, center seated, looks on as secretary to the president Udaya Seneviratne, left, reads a document during the swearing in ceremony held at the 140 B.C Ruwanweli Seya Buddhist temple in ancient kingdom of Anuradhapura in northcentral Sri Lanka. The former defense official credited with ending a long civil war was Monday sworn in as Sri Lanka’s seventh president after comfortably winning last Saturday’s presidential election.

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Sri Lanka's newly elected president Gotabaya Rajapaksa addresses the nation after his swearing in ceremony held at the 140 B.C Ruwanweli Seya Buddhist temple in ancient kingdom of Anuradhapura in northcentral Sri Lanka. The former defense official credited with ending a long civil war was Monday sworn in as Sri Lanka’s seventh president after comfortably winning last Saturday’s presidential election.

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Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko casts his ballot at a polling station during parliamentary elections, in Minsk, Belarus

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Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event in Las Vegas.

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A supporter of Sri Lanka's governing party waves a national flag as they mark the close of the presidential election in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Polls closed Saturday evening after a day of voting for Sri Lanka’s next president, an election marred by shots fired at a convoy of Muslims heading to cast their ballots in what some called a coordinated effort to disenfranchise the minority group.

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Voters show their identity cards as they wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling station, during municipal elections in Beawar.

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Sri Lankans wait in queue to cast their votes at a polling station during the presidential election in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Polls opened in Sri Lanka’s presidential election Saturday after weeks of campaigning that largely focused on national security and religious extremism in the backdrop of the deadly Islamic State-inspired suicide bomb attacks on Easter Sunday.

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Sri Lanka's former Defense Secretary and presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa, center, leaves a polling station after casting his vote in Embuldeniya, on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Polls opened in Sri Lanka’s presidential election Saturday after weeks of campaigning that largely focused on national security and religious extremism in the backdrop of the deadly Islamic State-inspired suicide bomb attacks on Easter Sunday.

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Presidential candidate of Sri Lanka's governing party Sajith Premadasa leaves a polling station after casting his vote in Weerawila, Sri Lanka. A convoy of buses carrying Muslim voters traveling in northern Sri Lanka was attacked by gunfire and stones, and blocked by burning tires, around midnight on Saturday hours before polls opened in Sri Lanka’s presidential election, according to Colombo-based Centre for Monitoring Election Violence.

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People wait to cast their votes at a polling station during the civic body polls, in Bikaner

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Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries Arjun Ram Meghwal with wife Pana Devi shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote at a polling station during the civic body polls, in Bikaner

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson eats a candy stick which reads "Back Boris" during a General Election campaign trail stop at Coronation Candy in Blackpool, England. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12.

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Presidential candidate of Sri Lanka's governing party Sajith Premadasa waves to supporters during a rally in Negombo, Sri Lanka. The voting is scheduled to be held on Nov. 16.

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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a town hall meeting in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

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Britain' Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets with military veterans at the Lych Gate Tavern in Wolverhampton, England as part of the General Election campaign trail. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12.

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Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Working President Hemant Soren meets with party workers ahead of Jharkhand Assembly Elections, in Ranchi.

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Voters line up in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Argentina could take a political turn in Sunday's presidential elections, with center-left Peronist candidate Alberto Fernandez favored to oust Mauricio Macri amid growing frustration over the country's economic crisis.

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A man shows off his Argentine flag motif suit and cape before voting in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Argentina could take a political turn in Sunday's presidential elections, with center-left Peronist candidate Alberto Fernández favored to oust conservative incumbent Mauricio Macri amid growing frustration over the country's economic crisis.

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Luis Lacalle, presidential candidate for the National Party, votes in Canelones, Uruguay.

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Bijepur MLA Rita Sahu with Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at Naveen Niwas after winning by a record margin in Bijepur bye-election, in Bhubaneswar.

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Security personnel stand guard as panchs and sarpanchs queue up to cast their votes for Block Development Committees (BDC) elections, at Bhalwal block, about 20kms from Jammu.

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A village council candidate Ghulam Hassan Rather shows the indelible ink mark on his finger after casting his vote, outside a polling station on the outskirts of Srinagar.

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New Democratic Party leader Jagmeet Singh and his wife Gurkiran Kaur watch the Canadian election results come in at his hotel room in Burnaby, British Columbia.

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Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau wave as they go on stage at Liberal election headquarters in Montreal.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau votes with wife Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau, and children Xavier, Ella-Grace and Hadrien in Montreal. Trudeau faced the threat of being knocked from power after one term as the nation held parliamentary elections.

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Liberal leader Justin Trudeau holds a rally in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau hoists the hand of Liberal candidate Nirmala Naidoo as he attends a rally in Calgary

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People attend the campaign rally of Argentina's President Mauricio Macri and his running-mate Miguel Angel Pichetto at "9 de Julio" avenue in Buenos Aires,

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The capital city of La Paz is seen from El Alto, Bolivia. Bolivia will hold general elections on Oct. 20, with President Evo Morales running for an unprecedented fourth term.

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Presidential candidate of Sri Lanka's governing party Sajith Premadasa, center, waves to his supporters as he arrives at his maiden election campaign rally in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Premadasa says he will put a former army chief in charge of national security if he wins, an apparent move to counter former defense chief and front-runner Gotabaya Rajapaksa, whose campaign centers on security following last Easter's deadly suicide bomb attacks.

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Salwa Karoui, wife of Tunisia's jailed presidential candidate and media mogul Nabil Karoui shows her ink stained finger to the press after casting her vote outside a polling station during a parliamentary election in Tunis, Tunisia. Tunisians are electing a new parliament Sunday amid a tumultuous political season, with a moderate Islamist party and a jailed tycoon's populist movement vying to come out on top of a crowded field.

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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, left, takes a picture with a supporter during a rally in Thunder Bay, Ontario

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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh addresses supporters during a rally in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

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Supporters of Sri Lankan presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa, brother of former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa, celebrate following a court decision in Colombo, Sri Lanka. A Sri Lankan court has dismissed a case seeking the cancellation of the citizenship of presidential hopeful Gotabaya Rajapaksa, clearing the way for him to register as a candidate in a November election.

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Union minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra BJP President Chandrakant Patil accompany Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis during his nomination filing procession from Nagpur (West) seat, ahead of the Assembly polls, in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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Former Austrian chancellor and top candidate of the Austrian People's Party, OEVP, Sebastian Kurz and his girlfriend Susanne Thier leave the polling station after they cast their vote in Vienna, Austria

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New Democratic Party leader Jagmeet Singh greets a supporter at a campaign event in Burnaby, British Columbia

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Wounded Afghans lie on a bed at a hospital after a bomb attack on a local mosque in Kandahar province, south of Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Afghan Sikhs show their inked fingers after casting their votes at a polling station in the city of Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghans headed to the polls to elect a new president amid high security and threats of violence from Taliban militants, who warned citizens to stay away from polling stations or risk being hurt.

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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden works the grill during the Polk County Democrats Steak Fry, in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., dances with her supporters at the Polk County Democrats Steak Fry, in Des Moines, Iowa.

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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh speaks at a campaign stop at a coffee shop in Toronto

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Modi taking a selfie with his party symbol after voting in 2014

Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz and his wife Revital vote in Rosh Haayin, Israel.

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