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Pedro Castillo celebrates with his running mate Dina Boluarte after being declared president-elect of Peru by election authorities, from the balcony of his campaign headquarters in Lima Peru. Castillo was declared president-elect more than a month after the elections took place and after opponent Keiko Fujimori claimed that the election was tainted by fraud.

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A woman casts her vote in Sofia. Bulgarians are voting in a snap poll on Sunday after a previous election in April produced a fragmented parliament that failed to form a viable coalition government.

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BJP-led Sahakar panel supporters celebrate their panel's winning trend during counting day of Krishna Co-operative Sugar Factory Election, in Karad.

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French President Emmanuel Macron casts a ballot for the second round of the French regional elections in Le Touquet, northern France. A decisive, second round of voting in France's regional elections on Sunday is being scrutinized as a litmus test of whether the anti-immigration far right is gaining in acceptability before the French presidential election next year.

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People march in support of presidential candidate Pedro Castillo weeks after the presidential runoff election, in Lima, Peru. With all the votes tallied from the June 6th presidential runoff, Castillo is ahead of his rival candidate Keiko Fujimori, but electoral authorities said they are scrutinizing a small number of ballots amid unproven fraud claims by Fujimori.

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Supporters of Armenian acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan hold up their phones during a rally in his support after winning snap parliamentary elections in Yerevan, Armenia. Voting results show that the party of Armenia's acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has won snap parliamentary elections which he called to ease anger over a peace deal he signed with Azerbaijan. The election commission said Pashinyan's Civil Contract party won 53.9% of the vote. Former President Robert Kocharyan's bloc was a distant second with about 21%.

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Supporters of Armenian acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally after winning snap parliamentary elections in Yerevan, Armenia. Voting results show that the party of Armenia's acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has won snap parliamentary elections which he called to ease anger over a peace deal he signed with Azerbaijan. The election commission said Pashinyan's Civil Contract party won 53.9% of the vote. Former President Robert Kocharyan's bloc was a distant second with about 21%.

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Iran's new President-elect Ebrahim Raisi speaks during a press conference in Tehran, Iran.

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French President Emmanuel Macron casts a ballot during the first round of French regional and departmental elections, in Le Touquet-Paris-Plage, northern France. The elections for leadership councils of France's 13 regions, from Brittany to Burgundy to the French Riviera, are primarily about local issues like transportation, schools and infrastructure. But leading politicians are using them as a platform to test ideas and win followers ahead of the April presidential election.

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An Armenian woman casts her ballot paper at a polling station during a parliamentary election in Yerevan, Armenia. Armenians are voting in a national election after months of tensions over last year's defeat in fighting against Azerbaijan over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

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In this picture released by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei arrives to vote at a polling station at Imam Khomeini mosque in his residence compound, in Tehran, Iran. A portrait of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini hangs at left.

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Young girls gather by a fence as the town of Jimma prepares for the next day's election campaign rally, in the southwestern Oromia Region of Ethiopia.

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In this file photo made available by Young Journalists Club, YJC, presidential candidates for June 18, elections Alireza Zakani, left, Mohsen Mehralizadeh, second left, Saeed Jalili, center, Abdolnasser Hemmati, second right, and Ebrahim Raisi leave at the conclusion of a part of the final debate of the candidates at a state-run TV studio in Tehran, Iran. The presidential election is likely to be a coronation for Raisi, a hard-line candidate long cultivated by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

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Presidential candidate Pedro Castillo, center, celebrates partial election results at his campaign headquarters in Lima, Peru the day after the runoff election.

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Presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori waves at supporters after casting her vote in Lima, Peru. Peruvians head to the polls in a presidential run-off election to choose between Fujimori, the daughter of jailed ex-President Alberto Fujimori, and political novice Pedro Castillo.

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Marven, a transgender woman from the state of Oaxaca, launches colorful smoke flares during her campaign event for a seat on Mexico City's Congress, outside a restaurant in Mexico City. Marven will be one of more than 100 members of Mexico's LGBTQ community participating in Sunday's mid-term elections that will fill the 500 seats of the lower chamber of the Congress, as well as state and local posts across the country.

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Presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori, of the Popular Force party, fist bumps a supporter during a rally in the Puente Piedra neighborhood, on the outskirts of Lima, Peru. Fujimori will face rival candidate Pedro Castillo in the June 6 presidential run-off election.

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People march during a protest against the presidential candidacy of Keiko Fujimori, in Lima, Peru. Fujimori will face rival candidate Castillo in the June 6 presidential run-off election.

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Fireworks explode over Qasioun Mountain as Syrian President Bashar Assad supporters celebrate Assad's presidential re-election, in Damascus, Syria. Syrian President Bashar Assad was re-elected in a landslide, officials said, ushering in a fourth seven-year term.

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Syrian President Bashar Assad supporters hold up national flags and pictures of Assad as they celebrate at Omayyad Square, in Damascus, Syria.

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Supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad hold up national flags and pictures of Assad as they celebrate at Omayyad Square, in Damascus, Syria.

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Syrian President Bashar Assad, right, waves for his supporters at a polling station during the Presidential elections in the town of Douma, in the eastern Ghouta region, near the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria. Syrians headed to polling stations early Wednesday to vote in the second presidential elections since the deadly conflict began in the Arab country.

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A Syrian woman who lives in Lebanon, casts her ballot for his country's presidential election at the Syrian embassy in Yarze, east of Beirut, Lebanon. The expat ballot started in embassies abroad ahead of Syria's May 26 presidential election.

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A person in a dinosaur suit votes during the second day of the Constitutional Convention election to select assembly members that will draft a new constitution, in Santiago, Chile.

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Ebrahim Raisi, head of Iran's judiciary registers his name as a candidate for the June 18 presidential elections at the interior Ministry in Tehran, Iran.

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Former Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks with the media after registering his name as a candidate for the June 18 presidential elections at elections headquarters of the Interior Ministry in Tehran, Iran. The country's former firebrand president will run again for office in upcoming elections in June. The Holocaust-denying Ahmadinejad has previously been banned from running for the presidency by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in 2017, although then, he registered anyway.

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A clergyman registers his name as a candidate for the June 18, presidential elections at the interior Ministry in Tehran, Iran. Iran opened registration Tuesday for potential candidates in the country's June presidential election, kicking off the race as uncertainty looms over Tehran's tattered nuclear deal with world powers and tensions remain high with the West.

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A woman arrives at a polling station, after snowfall, in the village of Farr, near Inverness, Scotland. Scots are heading to the polls to elect the next Scottish Government - though the coronavirus pandemic means it could be more than 48 hours before all the results are counted.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives at a polling station with his partner Carrie Symonds to cast his vote in local council elections in London.

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Far-right Vox party deputy Javier Ortega Smith attends an election campaign rally in Madrid, Spain. Residents in Madrid, one of Europe's worst-hit regions by the coronavirus pandemic, are hitting the polls on Tuesday to elect a new regional assembly in a vote resembling a plebiscite on lockdown measures.

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A man carries a tank filled with oxygen in the Villa El Salvador neighborhood of Lima, Peru during the general elections amid the new coronavirus pandemic.

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Keiko Fujimori, daughter of imprisoned ex-President Alberto Fujimori and presidential candidate for the Popular Force party, waves as she arrives to vote during general elections in Lima, Peru. Peruvians went to the polls amid a surge in new COVID-19 infections.

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Avanza Pais party presidential candidate Hernando De Soto and his wife Carla Olivieri, wave to supporters upon their arrival to vote during general elections in Lima, Peru.

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Polling begins for the final phase of Tibetan general elections of Sikyong/President of Central Tibetan administration and 45 members of Tibetan parliament in exile in Dharamshala.

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A Reang tribal woman shows her finger marked with ink after casting her vote at a polling station during the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) elections, at Damcharra in Panisagar.

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Women show their voter identity cards as they queue up at a polling station to cast their votes for TTAADC elections in Agartala.

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Women queue up to cast votes for TTAADC elections in Agartala.

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Mansour Abbas, leader of the United Arab list, second right, and Mazen Ghanayem, right, discuss with President Reuven Rivlin, background, on who might form the next coalition government, at the president's residence in Jerusalem. Israel held parliamentary elections on March 24, the fourth elections in two years.

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Together for Peru party transgender congressional candidate, Gahela Cari campaigns in a group transgender bicycling event in Lima, Peru, . Peru's general election is set for April 11.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren (C) during an election campaign in support of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) candidate Hafijul Hasan after he filed nomination papers for Madhupur assembly seat by-polls, at Patharchatti village in Madhupur.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waves to his supporters after the first exit poll results for the Israeli parliamentary elections at his Likud party's headquarters in Jerusalem.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, gives the victory sign as he tours the Mahane Yehuda market while campaigning a day before national elections, in Jerusalem. The March 23 vote is Israel‚ fourth parliamentary election in two years.

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Ballot boxes, Ballot papers and other poll material distribution on the eve of MLC graduate constituency elections, in Hyderabad.

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IPFT chief NC Deb Barma and TIPRA chief Pradyot Debbarman during their meeting ahead of Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) elections, in Khumulwng.

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Electoral workers wearing protective suits as a precaution against coronavirus, wait for people to cast their vote at a polling station during the Catalan regional election in Barcelona, Spain.

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People line up and cast their votes at a polling station set up at the Tarraco Arena Plaza, a former renamed Tarragona Bullring, during regional Catalan election in Tarragona, Spain. Over five million voters are called to the polls on Sunday in Spain's northeast Catalonia for an election that will measure the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the restive region's secessionist movement.

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Flanked by his mother, left, and his daughter, wearing masks to protect form the new coronavirus, Yaku Perez, presidential candidate representing the Indigenous party Pachakutik, shows his ballot before voting in the presidential election, in Tarqui, Ecuador.

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Chief Election Commissioner of India Sunil Arora along with Election Commissioners Sushil Chandra and Rajiv Kumar being welcomed on their arrival at LGBI Airport, in Guwahati. CEC arrived with a high delegation for a three-day visit to review poll preparedness in Assam.

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Supporters of leading opposition challenger Bobi Wine cheers as election officials count the ballots after polls closed in Kampala, Uganda. Ugandans voted in a presidential election tainted by widespread violence that some fear could escalate as security forces try to stop supporters of Wine from monitoring polling stations.

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Ugandans wait to vote in Kampala, Uganda. Ugandans are voting in a presidential election tainted by widespread violence that some fear could escalate as security forces try to stop supporters of leading opposition challenger BobiWine from monitoring polling stations.

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Actor turn politician Makkal Needhi Maiyam (MNM) President Kamal Haasan during an election campaign, in Coimbatore

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Actor turn politician Makkal Needhi Maiyam (MNM) President Kamal Haasan addresses during an election campaign, in Coimbatore

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Emily Murdock, left, and her twin sister Elizabeth Murdock vote in Georgia's U.S. Senate runoff election in Evans, Ga. Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue are being challenged by Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock in Tuesday's runoff.

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Voters show their fingers marked with indelible ink after casting their votes for the last phase of District Development Council (DDC) election, at Khour village in Akhnoor, Jammu.

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Voters, maintaining social distancing, stand in queues as they wait to cast their votes for the last phase of District Development Council (DDC) elections, at Pragwal village in Akhnoor, Jammu.

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Security personnel keep vigil on voters as they stand in queues to cast their votes for Tiwa Autonomous Council Election 2020, at Ahatguri in Morigaon District of Assam.

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Polling officers carry election materials as they leave from a distribution centre for Tiwa Autonomous Council election 2020, in Guwahati.

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Voters stand in a queue to cast their votes for the sixth phase of District Development Council (DDC) election, at Arnia village in Jammu.

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Voters show their fingers marked with indelible ink after casting their votes for the sixth phase of District Development Council (DDC) elections, at Chumbian Jattan Village in Bishnah on the outskirts of Jammu.

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Polling officials review arrangements at a polling booth ahead of the local body elections in Thiruvananthapuram. (PTI07-12-2020_000205B)

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Villagers wait in a queue to cast their votes for the fourth phase of District Development Council (DDC) elections, at Aghore village, some 45 kms from Jammu.

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Villagers stand in a queue to cast their votes for the fourth phase of District Development Council (DDC) elections, at Bain Bajalta on the outskirts in Jammu.

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Voters wait in a queue to cast their votes for Bodoland Territorial Regions (BTR) elections 2020, at a polling station at Uttarpara in Baksa district.

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An Orthodox nun casts her ballot in the village of Branesti, Romania. Voting started in Romania's legislative election expected to restore some measure of stability after five years of political and social turbulence with more than 18 million Romanians registered to vote for a new legislative body.

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Kashmiri Pandit migrants show their fingers marked with indelible ink after casting their votes for the third phase of the District Development Council (DDC) elections, in Jammu.

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BJP leader and Union Minister Smriti Zubin Irani is felicitated by party workers during a District Development Council (DDC) election campaign in Jammu.

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Activists of United People Party Liberal (UPPL) show a ballot paper to villagers during an awareness campaign, ahead of the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) elections 2020, at Baganpara in Baksa district.

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Voters wait in a queue to cast their votes for the third phase of the District Development Council (DDC) elections, at Gajansu Village in Jammu.

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West Pakistani refugees stand in a queue to cast their votes for the third phase of District Development Council (DDC) election, at Chak Jafar village in Jammu.

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Voters stand in queues to cast their votes for the District Development Council elections, at a polling station in Rajouri district.

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AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi after casting his vote for GHMC polls in Hyderabad.

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People wait in queues to cast their votes at a polling station during Panchayat Samiti and Zila Parishad elections, at Chhattargarh village in Bikaner.

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A health worker checks temperature of a voter as others wait in queues to cast their votes during the Graduates’ and Teachers' constituency polls for Maharashtra Legislative Council amid COVID-19 pandemic, in Karad.

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TRS MLC Kalvakuntla Kavitha casts vote during Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections in Hyderabad.

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Voters wait in queues to cast their votes during the second phase of the District Development Council (DDC) elections at Meen Sarkar Sambha in Jammu.

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Voters wait in queue to cast their votes during the second phase of the District Development Council (DDC) elections at Surnakote area in Poonch district of Jammu.

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People arriving at a polling station undergo thermal screening during the second phase of the District Development Council (DDC) elections at Meen Sarkar Sambha in Jammu.

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A polling official marks the finger of a voter with indelible ink during the second phase of the District Development Council (DDC) election at Bassi Khurd village area of Bari Brahmana in Samba district, Jammu.

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A voter casts his vote at Bagli Tola school polling station for the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council elections, in Varanasi.

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Voters wait in queues to cast their votes during the second phase of the District Development Council (DDC) elections at Meen Sarkar Sambha in Jammu.

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Voters show their fingers marked with indelible ink after casting their votes during the second phase of the District Development Council (DDC) election at Meen Sarkar Sambha in Jammu.

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Polling officials collect election material at a distribution centre on the eve of the Uttar Pradesh MLC elections (Graduate and Teachers) amid coronavirus pandemic, in Prayagraj.

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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro greets supporters after voting during the run-off municipal elections in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Bolsonaro, who sometimes has embraced the label "Trump of the Tropics," said Sunday he'll wait a little longer before recognizing the U.S. election victory of Joe Biden, while also echoing President Donald Trump's allegations of irregularities in the U.S. vote.

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AIMIM President and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi during door-to-door campaign at Nampally Assembly constituency, ahead of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections, in Hyderabad.

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Voters stand in a queue to cast their votes for the District Development Council election, at a polling station in Kupwara district.

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Voters stand in a queue to cast their votes for the District Development Council election, at a polling station in Ramban district.

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Polling officials wearing PPE kits check the documents of a voter as he arrives to cast his vote for the District Development Council election, at a polling station in Reasi district.

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Voters stand in a queue to cast their votes for the District Development Council election, at a polling station in Srinagar.

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AIMIM President and MP Asaduddin Owaisi conducts a door-to-door campaign along Karwan MLA Kausar Mohiuddin ahead of the GHMC election, in Hyderabad.

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West Pakistani refugees stand in a queue as they wait to cast their votes for the District Development Council elections, at a polling station in Akhnoor of Jammu district.

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A security official keeps a vigil as voters stand in a queue to cast their votes for the District Development Council election, at a polling station in Srinagar,.

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BJP State President and MP Bandi Sanjay campaigns ahead of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections, in Hyderabad.

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Senior BJP leader and NEDA Convener Himanta Biswa Sarma (2R), Assam BJP President Ranjeet Kumar Dass (C), BJP MP and National General Secretary Dilip Saikia (2L) release the party manifesto ahead of Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) election 2020, in Kokrajhar.

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TRS Working President KT Rama Rao during a public meeting ahead of GHMC elections, in Hyderabad.

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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden arrives to speak, in Wilmington, Del.

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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden arrives with his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., to speak, in Wilmington, Del.

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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks, in Wilmington, Del.

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Supporters wearing shirts with logos of the Myanmar Leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) parade on motorcycles as they take part in the final day of campaigning for the Nov. 8 elections in Data township, Yangon, Myanmar. Myanmar's citizens go to the polls Sunday in an effort to sustain the fledgling democracy they helped install just five years ago.

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President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence smile after a campaign rally at Gerald R. Ford International Airport, in Grand Rapids, Mich.

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President Donald Trump dances as he walks off stage after speaking during a campaign rally at Michigan Sports Stars Park, in Washington, Mich.

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