Mali: Mali Prepares for Election Amid Fears of Low Voter Turnout

| June 26, 2013

[VOA]Mali plans to begin distributing millions of biometric voter cards on Saturday with just one month to go before a July 28 presidential poll. The election aims to turn the page on 17 months of political crisis after a March 2012 military coup and subsequent takeover of the north by armed groups. But there is already concern that frenzied electoral preparations won’t be finished in time and that voter participation will be low.

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