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Elections in Afghanistan

October 9, 2004, Sheberghan, Afghanistan: The country had its first-ever election for a head of state. Reports indicate that turnout was extraordinarily high. Voters, including a large number of women, waited patiently for hours to cast their votes. State Department Photos
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October 9, 2004, Sheberghan, Afghanistan: Ballot used in the first-ever election for a head of state. State Department Photo. October 9, 2004, Sheberghan, Afghanistan:  Election posters for the first-ever election for a head of state. State Department Photo. October 9, 2004, Sheberghan, Afghanistan: Afghan man getting ready to cast his vote in the first-ever election for a head of state. State Department Photo. October 9, 2004, Sheberghan, Afghanistan: Afghan men reviewing ballot in the first-ever election for a head of state. State Department Photo.
October 9, 2004, Sheberghan, Afghanistan: Election worker checking ID of voter  in the first-ever election for a head of state. State Department Photo. October 9, 2004, Sheberghan, Afghanistan: Afghan men and women going separately to vote in the first-ever election for a head of state. State Department Photo. October 9, 2004, Sheberghan, Afghanistan: Afghan men lining up to vote in the first-ever election for a head of state. State Department Photo. October 9, 2004, Sheberghan, Afghanistan: Afghan man casting his vote in the first-ever election for a head of state. State Department Photo.


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