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Florence Machinga, a candidate for the opposition MDC party, looks out the window of her house, which was burned down 10 years ago by an angry mob. The incident was one in a wave of violence carried out against MDC supporters in 2008. Machinga is still slowly rebuilding the home. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Survivors Of Political Violence 'Will Make Sure There's Peace' In Zimbabwe's Election

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Claudia Sheinbaum, the leading candidate for mayor of Mexico City and Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the frontrunner for president, attend the final event of the 2018 campaign in Mexico City on Wednesday. "Just because I might look like a skinny scientist doesn't mean I'm not going to crack down on crime here. I will," she told a crowd recently. Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images hide caption

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In Mexico's Elections, Women Are Running In Unprecedented Numbers

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Supporters of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gather in front of the Huber Presidential Palace, where he delivered a victory speech. Preliminary results indicate Erdogan has avoided a runoff. Chris McGrath/Getty Images hide caption

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In this photo provided by the Iraqi government, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (right) and Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr hold a press conference in Baghdad on May 20. Sadr's coalition won the largest number of seats in Iraq's parliamentary elections. AP hide caption

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Voters are escorted to voting machines on Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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Not Just Ballots: Tennessee Hack Shows Election Websites Are Vulnerable, Too

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Travis County Clerk Dana Debeauvoir speaks to the media at the Early Voting Mega Center at Austin in October 2016. Debeauvoir has spent a decade trying to create a more secure electronic touchscreen voting system. Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon/KUT News hide caption

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Zeb Towne, the elected dogcatcher of Duxbury, Vt. "I'm the only person in the country who gets elected as a dogcatcher. So, I'm awesome, I guess," says Towne. Amy Kolb Noyes/Vermont Public Radio hide caption

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'You Couldn't Get Elected Dogcatcher!' No, Seriously

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A protestor wearing a sticker reading "Relax, look deep into my eyes and vote us" takes part in a march by the Hungarian satirical Two-Tailed Dog Party in Budapest on March 15. Ferenc Isza/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Italian far-right League party leader Matteo Salvini gives the thumbs-up in Milan on Monday. Salvini said his right-wing coalition had the "right and the duty" to form a government after taking 37 percent of the vote in the weekend election. Piero Cruciatti/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Currently, polling places are largely a politics-free zone, but the Supreme Court heard arguments that could change that. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Should Polling Places Remain Politics-Free? Justices Incredulous At Both Sides

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A motorist guides his vehicle to a drop an election ballot at a drive-through collection site outside the election commission headquarters in Denver on Nov. 7, 2017. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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Colorado Launches First In The Nation Post-Election Audits

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A sign appears outside the room where the first meeting of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, DC, July 19, 2017. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sebastian Kurz, Austria's foreign minister and leader of the conservative Austrian People's Party (OeVP), arrives at his party headquarters on Oct. 13 in Vienna. The OeVP is currently leading in polls. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Austria Election: Center-Right Party Head Likely Next Prime Minister

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Sen. Bernie Sanders during a campaign stop in Vallejo, Calif. ahead of California's June 2016 presidential primary. The state legislature is considering a bill to move the 2020 primary to March. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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California Seeks More Influence In 2020 Presidential Race

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