Count staff open ballot boxes and throw empties on to a pile during the London Mayoral and Assembly election count at Kensington Olympia in London, England. This is the fifth mayoral election since the position was created in 2000
New Indian citizens of Masaldanga and nearby enclaves arrive to cast their ballots at a polling station in Cooch Behar district during the final phase of state assembly elections in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal
An electoral agent checks the voter roll at Kanyama constituency in Lusaka, Zambia, as Zambians cast their ballots for the presidential elections
Residents queue to cast their ballots at a polling station in Serewe on Friday for the Botswana general elections
Indonesian Baduy tribe women wait for their turn to cast their ballots during the parliamentary elections at a polling station in Kanekes village, Lebak, Banten province. Polls opened on Wednesday amid expectations of an opposition victory.