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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Yemen's One-Man Election

Yemen is having Presidential elections today. On the one hand, for the first time in some years, there's only one name on the ballot. On the other hand, for the first time since 1978 (!), ‘Ali ‘Abdullah Salih is not on the ballot. Danya Greenfield at Foreign Policy suggests "Yemen's Election Might Matter." And here's the ballot in case you need time to make up your mind:

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