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Electoral commission workers try to sort through ballot boxes dropped at the Fikin grounds used as a central tallying point in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Wednesday Nov. 30, 2011
Thursday, Dec. 01, 2011

Open quoteI've been here every day since 5. I'm discouraged. I'm losing hope. Do you think they'll bring the ballots? Close quote

  • an unemployed mother of four in Congo, after waiting two days to cast her vote at one of 485 centers that still hadn't received ballots in the country's first election since the end of its most recent civil war in 2003.
Photo: Jerome Delay / AP | Source: AP