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Sierra Leone elections 2012 in Pictures

by Vickie Remoe
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Sheka Forna, John Sisay, Mahawa, and Edward

Sierra Leoneans stood in long queues on November 17th to choose presidential, parliamentary, and local council candidates to govern the nation for the next 5 years. The National Electoral Commission had 9,493 polling stations across the country. A press release from the Commission reports that 5 % of the polling stations did not open on time at 7:00am. During the voter registration exercise 2.6 million voter ID cards were issued. NEC says it will take some 5-7 days to declare results. Presidential candidates need to receive up to 55 percent of the total votes to win. If no candidate meets this mark, there will be a runoff between the two leading parties, two weeks after the results are released.

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