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Opposition boycott, protests hit Kuwaiti election

A woman casts her ballot during parliamentary elections at a polling station in Dasma area in Kuwait city December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi

A woman casts her ballot during parliamentary elections at a polling station in Dasma area in Kuwait city December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi

A woman casts her ballot during parliamentary elections at a polling station in Dasma area in Kuwait city December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi
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An official sits behind a box containing ballots, during the start of parliamentary elections at a polling station in Ardiyah Area December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee

An official sits behind a box containing ballots, during the start of parliamentary elections at a polling station in Ardiyah Area December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee

An official sits behind a box containing ballots, during the start of parliamentary elections at a polling station in Ardiyah Area December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee
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A man in a wheelchair casts his ballot, assisted by an election worker, during parliamentary elections at a polling station in a school in Kuwait City December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi

A man in a wheelchair casts his ballot, assisted by an election worker, during parliamentary elections at a polling station in a school in Kuwait City December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi

A man in a wheelchair casts his ballot, assisted by an election worker, during parliamentary elections at a polling station in a school in Kuwait City December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi
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A woman casts her ballot during the start of parliamentary elections at a polling station in Ardiyah Area December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee

A woman casts her ballot during the start of parliamentary elections at a polling station in Ardiyah Area December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee

A woman casts her ballot during the start of parliamentary elections at a polling station in Ardiyah Area December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee
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Workers remove a candidate's sign, which was placed in front of a polling station, during parliamentary elections in Ardiyah Area December 1, 2012. Polling stations in Kuwait do not allow campaign posters in their immediate area. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee

Workers remove a candidate's sign, which was placed in front of a polling station, during parliamentary elections in Ardiyah Area December 1, 2012. Polling stations in Kuwait do not allow campaign posters in their immediate area. REUTERS/Stephanie...more

Workers remove a candidate's sign, which was placed in front of a polling station, during parliamentary elections in Ardiyah Area December 1, 2012. Polling stations in Kuwait do not allow campaign posters in their immediate area. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee
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Women are seen behind a box containing ballots, during the start of parliamentary elections at a polling station in Ardiyah Area December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee

Women are seen behind a box containing ballots, during the start of parliamentary elections at a polling station in Ardiyah Area December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee

Women are seen behind a box containing ballots, during the start of parliamentary elections at a polling station in Ardiyah Area December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee
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Female police officers check identity cards of voters before they enter a polling station for parliamentary elections in Ardiyah Area December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee

Female police officers check identity cards of voters before they enter a polling station for parliamentary elections in Ardiyah Area December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee

Female police officers check identity cards of voters before they enter a polling station for parliamentary elections in Ardiyah Area December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee
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A man casts his ballot during the start of parliamentary elections at a polling station in Ardiyah Area December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee

A man casts his ballot during the start of parliamentary elections at a polling station in Ardiyah Area December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee

A man casts his ballot during the start of parliamentary elections at a polling station in Ardiyah Area December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee
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