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Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris speaks during a rally at Aiken High School in Aiken, S.C.

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New Democratic Party leader Jagmeet Singh speaks at a rally during a campaign stop in Vancouver, British Columbia

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Sri Lankan presidential candidate and former defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa, center, waves to supporters during his election campaign rally in Kadawatha, a suburb of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, left, and his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau attend a rally in Burnaby, British Columbia

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Presidential candidate of Sri Lanka's governing United National Party, Sajith Premadasa and his wife Jalani greet the media as they arrive at the election commission to file his nomination in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Premadasa is a son of former President Ranasinghe Premadasa, who was assassinated in 1993 by the Tamil Tiger rebels. The rebels were eventually defeated in the civil war.

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Sri Lankan presidential candidate and former defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa waves to media as he leaves the election commission with his brother and former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, front left, after filing his nomination in Colombo, Sri Lanka. A record 35 candidates filed nominations Monday for next month‚ Sri Lankan presidential election, but the incumbent has opted not to seek a second term with the entry of Rajapaksa, who is considered the favorite.

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Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar arrives at Wankhede Stadium to cast his vote for the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) polls, in Mumbai.

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Afghan election workers count ballots during the presidential elections, at a polling station in Kabul. Afghans headed to the polls on Saturday to elect a new president amid high security and Taliban threats to disrupt the elections, with the rebels warning citizens to stay home or risk being hurt.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greets supporters while campaigning in Hamilton, Ontario.

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NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, right, along with former NDP MP Yvon Godin, left, announce Acadie-Bathurst candidate Daniel Theriault during a campaign stop in Miramichi, New Brunswick.

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Des Moines: Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, center, poses for a photo with supporters at the Polk County Democrats Steak Fry, in Des Moines, Iowa.

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A family votes in the settlement of Tekoa, West Bank.

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Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora meets Kwon Soon-il, Chairperson National Election Commission of Republic of Korea, on the sidelines of the three day A- WEB conference, in Bengaluru.

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Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks after being announced as the new leader of the Conservative Party in London. Brexit champion Boris Johnson won the contest to lead Britain's governing Conservative Party and will become the country's next prime minister.

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa applauds as confetti is launched at the end of the results ceremony at the Independent Electoral Commission Results Center in Pretoria, South Africa. South Africa's ruling African National Congress on Saturday marked its weakest victory in national elections in a quarter-century, while Ramaphosa declared that the vote had given him and others "a firm mandate to build a better South Africa for all."

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Electoral workers in superhero costumes show presidential ballot during the election at a polling station in Surabaya, Indonesia.

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Indonesians living in Malaysia wait outside their embassy as they wait to cast their overseas ballots ahead of the country's general election in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Supporters of spurned Congo opposition candidate Martin Fayulu listen to his speech at a rally in Kinshasha, Congo. Hundreds gathered to denounce what they called "the people's stolen victory" in the presidential election.

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Supporters of opposition presidential candidate Felix Tshisekedi celebrate at his headquarters in Kinshasa. Supporters of Tshisekedi took to the streets of Congo’s capital, Kinshasa, morning to celebrate his win in the presidential election, that was announced by the electoral commission.

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Kinshasa residents celebrate in Kinshasa after learning that opposition presidential candidate Felix Tshisekedi had been declared the winner of the elections.

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Demonstrators rally to demand the general election not be postponed in Bangkok. Demonstrators are reacting to the possibility that the scheduled Feb. 24, 2019, general elections may be postponed. Poster reads "No postponement of election."

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Indian women show the indelible ink mark on their index fingers after casting votes in Hyderabad

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Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and his family members show their ink-marked finger after casting their vote for the state Assembly elections, in Jodhpur.

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A polling officer puts the indelible ink mark on the finger of a voter in Hyderabad.

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A voter leaves after casting her vote as security personnel stands guard outside a polling station during the second phase of Panchayat elections at Kangan, in Gandrebal district.

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V.V. Lakshminarayana ­(centre) in an Andhra village

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Chinese President Xi Jinping walks by leaders after casting his vote for new vice premiers and ministers during a plenary session of China's National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

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PM Modi ­visited his home state thrice in October

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, leader of the Liberal Democratic Party arrives at ballot counting for the lower house elections at the party headquarters in Tokyo.

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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a press conference at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo. Prime Minister Abe announced he will call a snap election for parliament's more powerful lower house for next month. Abe said at a news conference that he will dissolve the chamber when it convenes after a three-month summer recess. The election is to be held Oct. 22.

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A statue of chancellor Willy Brandt is seen in the background as people react to the first preliminary results at the headquarters of the Social Democratic party in Berlin, Germany, after the polling stations for the German parliament elections had been closed.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi with NSUI's winning candidates Rocky Tusseed (President) and Kunal Sehrawat (Vice President) meeting student's after winning the DUSU 2017 elections in New Delhi.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi meeting with NSUI's winning candidates of DUSU elections 2017, Rocky Tusseed (President), left, and Kunal Sehrawat (Vice President) at her residence 10 Janpath in New Delhi.

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United Left supporters celebrate their candidates' victory in JNUSU elections in New Delhi.

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The victorious United Left candidates, from right, Geeta Kumari, Simone Zoya Khan, Duggirala Srikrishna and Shubhanshu Singh celebrate their win in JNUSU elections in New Delhi.

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Union minister Smriti Irani files her nomination for Rajya Sabha election from Gujarat, in Gandhinagar. BJP President Amit Shah is also seen.

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A woman is launched into the air during a pro-government candidates' rally in Caracas, Venezuela. Across Venezuela, pro-government candidates to the Constitutional Assembly held their last campaign rallies ahead of Sunday's historical vote.

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Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May, delivers a speech in Walmsley Parish Hall, Bolton, England, as she asked voters for the mandate to lead post-Brexit Britain ahead of the looming election campaign. Lawmakers voted Wednesday by a resounding 522 to 13 to back May's call for an election, easily surpassing the two-thirds majority in the 650-seat House of Commons needed to trigger an early vote.

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The booths were largely deserted; the action was in the streets

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A protester waves Serbian flag during a protest march in Belgrade, Serbia. Several thousand mostly young people have rallied for the third day in row against the victory of Serbia's powerful leader Aleksandar Vucic at last weekend presidential election, claiming the vote was irregular.

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A protester raises an umbrella to protest as former Hong Kong Chief Secretary Carrie Lam, right, declares her victory in the chief executive election of Hong Kong while former Financial Secretary John Tsang stands with her in Hong Kong. A committee dominated by pro-Beijing elites chose Hong Kong's next leader in the first vote since huge pro-democracy protests erupted over the election system in 2014.

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Ruling PDP cadidate Nazir Ahmad Khan (Center) flashing victory sign after filing nomination papers for Srinagar parliamentary constituency, in Srinagar. The constituency is going to polls on April 9.

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Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari with party leaders Shyam Jaju and Vijender Gupta addressing a press conference on MCD elections at party office, in New Delhi.

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French Far-right leader presidential candidate Marine Le Pen speaks during a visit in Le Mont Saint Michel, north western France.

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French Far-right leader presidential candidate Marine Le Pen gestures at the start of a conference in Nantes, western France.

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BSP roadshow in Mainpuri

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Congress-SP workers on Lucknow-Amethi road

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Swaraj India leaders address a press conference to announce the party's first list of candidates for upcoming MCD polls in Delhi on Feb 22, 2017.

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Officials collecting Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) as they leave for their polling booths for the Punjab assembly elections, in Amritsar.

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AICC Vice-President Rahul Gandhi with Congress candidate from Talwandi Sabo Khushbaaz Singh Jatana during an election rally in Raman Mandi, Bathinda.

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Delhi CM and AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal and party MP Bhagwant Mann during an election road show, in Patiala.

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Shiv Sena workers showing black flags to Delhi CM and AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal during an election road show, in Patiala.

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Slum children holding a cut-out of Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal during an election road show, in Patiala.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the Vijay Sankalp Yatra rally Punjab Assembly elections, in Jalandhar.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi after being offered a turban at the Vijay Sankalp Yatra rally for Punjab Assembly elections, in Jalandhar.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is offered a turban by Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal at the Vijay Sankalp Yatra rally for Punjab Assembly elections, in Jalandhar.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal waves at crowd at the Vijay Sankalp Yatra rally for Punjab Assembly elections, in Jalandhar.

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AICC Vice President Rahul Gandhi flanked by PPCC president Capt Amrinder Singh and Navjot Singh Sidhu at an election campaign rally at Majitha.

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Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat files nomination papers for Assembly polls, in Haridwar.

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Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal along with Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal filing nomination papers from Lambi constituency in Malout near Muktsar.

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Modi, Amit Shah and other BJP leaders at a Lucknow rally

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Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal during a rally, in Patiala.

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Shiromani Akali Dal President & Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, accompanied by wife Harsimrat Kaur Badal, files his nomination papers at SDM Office, in Jalalabad.

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An Akali Dal symbol forms a patch of colour at Sunam

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AAP Supporters raise slogans at Sunam, in Punjab

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Is he the Thakur face of the BJP in UP ahead of the polls?

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Election officials use mobile phones and lanterns to count ballot papers at the end of voting in a polling station in Accra, Ghana.

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Supporters of New Patriotic Party Presidential candidate Nana Akufo-Addo, chant slogans during a presidential election rally in Accra, Ghana. The Ghana election will take place on Dec. 7.

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Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy leave the polling station after casting their votes for the conservative primary election, in Paris.

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