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Jordan votes, but main Islamist party boycotts poll

Officials count ballots after polls closed at a polling station in Amman January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Hammad (JORDAN - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

Officials count ballots after polls closed at a polling station in Amman January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Hammad (JORDAN - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

Officials count ballots after polls closed at a polling station in Amman January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Hammad (JORDAN - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
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A man shows his ink-stained finger after voting at a polling station in Amman January 23, 2013. Jordanians voted on Wednesday in their first parliamentary elections since the Arab Spring revolts, but a boycott by the main Islamist party will ensure no repeat of an Egypt-style revolution via the ballot box. REUTERS/Muhammad Hammad (JORDAN - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

A man shows his ink-stained finger after voting at a polling station in Amman January 23, 2013. Jordanians voted on Wednesday in their first parliamentary elections since the Arab Spring revolts, but a boycott by the main Islamist party will ensure...more

A man shows his ink-stained finger after voting at a polling station in Amman January 23, 2013. Jordanians voted on Wednesday in their first parliamentary elections since the Arab Spring revolts, but a boycott by the main Islamist party will ensure no repeat of an Egypt-style revolution via the ballot box. REUTERS/Muhammad Hammad (JORDAN - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
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Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour (3rd L) shows his ink-stained finger after casting his vote at a polling station in Al Salt January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Hammad (JORDAN - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour (3rd L) shows his ink-stained finger after casting his vote at a polling station in Al Salt January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Hammad (JORDAN - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour (3rd L) shows his ink-stained finger after casting his vote at a polling station in Al Salt January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Hammad (JORDAN - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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