From Detroit, a Vote for Iraq's 'Party 169' May Shamma emigrated to the United States in 1992, and now lives in Dearborn, Mich. She is among nearly 26,000 Iraqi Americans who have registered to vote in the Iraqi parliamentary election. She'll vote in nearby Detroit, one of five U.S. polling places. Many others are traveling long distances to take part.
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From Detroit, a Vote for Iraq's 'Party 169'

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From Detroit, a Vote for Iraq's 'Party 169'

From Detroit, a Vote for Iraq's 'Party 169'

From Detroit, a Vote for Iraq's 'Party 169'

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May Shamma emigrated to the United States in 1992, and now lives in Dearborn, Mich. She is among nearly 26,000 Iraqi Americans who have registered to vote in the Iraqi parliamentary election. She'll vote in nearby Detroit, one of five U.S. polling places. Many others are traveling long distances to take part.