Audience members hold the SNP party Scottish Parliament election manifesto up during its launch at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre in Edinburgh, as the party bids for its third term in power
Leading members of the Min Joo party (C) applaud as the exit poll is broadcast at the National Assembly in Seoul
Supporters of newly re-elected Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso celebrate his victory in Brazzaville after the Independent Electoral Commission declared him the winner
A woman sits against a wall plastered with campaign posters for opposition leader Kizza Besigye, as well as for local members of Parliament, in Kampala, Uganda. On the eve of presidential elections, a heavy police and military presence could be seen in the capital Kampala
A resident, right, hands an election official a Republican ballot at the town hall polling site during the New Hampshire presidential primary election in Harts Location, New Hampshire, U.S., on Tuesday. According to the New Hampshire Secretary of State’s office, the state has 383,834 voters who haven’t declared a party affiliation, compared to 260,896 registered Republicans and 229,202 Democrats.
Children walk past election posters of presidential candidate Jovenel Moise of PHTK political party in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
“Oui” (Yes) is seen written on the walls of a polling station, where a soldier of the UN peacekeeping force MINUSCA contingent is on guard on Monday
People celebrate after the victory of Burkina Faso’s newly elected president Roch Marc Christian Kabore at the party’s MPP headquarters in Ouagadougou
An Egyptian woman waits for an election worker to check her identification card inside a polling center during the second phase of the parliamentary election, in the Maadi district of Cairo, Egypt, Monday
Followers of opposition candidate Mauricio Macri holding Argentine flags walk down a street littered with leaflets in downtown Buenos Aires, Argentina. Macri won Argentina’s historic run off election
Supporters of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi celebrate as they hear the first official results of the elections outside the National League of Democracy (NLD) headquarters in Yangon.
A supporter of NLD, Myanmar‘s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi‘s National League for Democracy party looks on during the trishaws riding election campaign rally in Yangon, Myanmar. Myanmar will hold the general election on Sunday
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to supporters after morning prayers at Eyup Sultan Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey Erdgoan hailed a big victory for his ruling party in parliamentary elections and called on the world to respect it
An election worker sits inside a polling station during the runoff of the first round of the parliamentary election, in Al-Haram in Giza, a neighboring city of Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday
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A woman walks past posters for ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) presidential candidate John Magufuli and parliamentary candidate Hassan Zungu, in Dar es Salaam.
An Egyptian boy watches his father mark his ballot during the final day of the first round of the Egyptian parliamentary elections, at a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt yesterday. Egyptian authorities have given government workers a half-day off Monday in an attempt to bolster low turnout in the country’s parliamentary election. The government has not released turnout figures for voting on Sunday.
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National League for Democracy chairperson Aung San Suu Kyi during her election campaign rally in Kawhmu township on Tuesday. While her National League for Democracy (NLD) party is expected to triumph at key elections this year, Suu Kyi’s pathway to the presidency is blocked by a controversial clause in Myanmar’s junta-era constitution
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Kayan ethnic women wait for the arrival of National League for Democracy chairperson Aung San Suu Kyi during an election campaign rally in Demoso, Myanmar’s Kayah State on Thursday
Election observers sit in an empty polling station for the presidential elections in Bujumbura, Burundi, on Tuesday
A man gestures as he celebrates in Bujumbura, Burundi. Crowds poured onto the streets of Burundi’s capital on Wednesday to celebrate after a general said he was dismissing President Pierre Nkurunziza for violating the constitution by seeking a third term in office