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Members of the European Parliament take part in a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France. Photo Vincent Kessler/Reuters
Political Party agents check the voters roll at Kanyama Basic school voting station during Zambian general elections in Lusaka.
People stand in a queue to cast their vote during the municipal elections in Alexandra township, Johannesburg, South Africa
Local residents cast their votes on the EU referendum at a polling station at the East Hull Boxing Club in Kingston-Upon-Hull, northern England
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
‘I voted’ stickers are handed out to voters after they cast their ballots during the Maryland presidential primary election at Skyline Elementary School in Suitland, Maryland
Members of the European Parliament take part in a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France
Virginia residents wait in line in the pre-dawn hours to vote in the Virginia primary at a historic property called the Hunter House at Nottoway Park in Vienna, Virginia, USA
Iranian women stand in line at a polling station during the parliamentary and Experts Assembly elections in Qom, Iran
Supporters of US Republican presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump at a rally in Las Vegas, Nevada
Ugandans queue to cast their vote in presidential and parliamentary polls in 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.
Ushers empty ballot boxes during an election meeting of the Swiss Federal assembly at the House of Parliament in Bern. Swiss lawmakers are due to elect a new federal government, with the populist right-wing, anti-immigrant Swiss People’s Party expected to secure a second post after triumphing in the parliamentary polls
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.
Nuns leave a polling station after voting in London as Britain holds a general election. Polls opened today in Britain’s closest general election for decades with voters deciding between the Conservative party, headed by prime minister David Cameron; the Labour party, headed by Ed Miliband and a host of smaller parties.
Papuan tribesmen in traditional costume sport a banner bearing the portrait of presidential candidate Joko Widodo and running mate Jusuf Kalla as they arrive to vote centre in Jayapura, Indonesia on Wednesday. There is a growing movement to end Indonesia’s occupation of West Papua