Posts Tagged Vote

Zimbabweans braced for post-vote violence

Many voters expressed fear of government retaliation if they did not take part in the vote to extend President Robert Mugabe’s rule. Still, relatively low turnout was reported.

Some voters told CNN they were required to write down the serial numbers on their ballots and report those numbers to Mugabe’s ZANU-PF party.
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Ink-stained finger voters hope will keep them alive

Zimbabweans forced to vote by militia

The young man who gave his name only as Wilson wanted just one thing from yesterday’s presidential election in Zimbabwe: the indelible red ink on his little finger to show he had voted.
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Barack Obama

“Rock star” and “beach babe” are not labels normally applied to United States senators.

But few senators have ever generated the kind of buzz associated with Democrat Barack Obama of Illinois.

Although he will have spent only four years in Washington by Election Day 2008, an impressive performance in his party’s primary elections has put him in line to challenge for the White House.
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