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Amid domestic change, Cubans march to the polls

An election official gives a man ballot papers at a special polling station set up in Havana's main train station February 3, 2013. Cubans go to polls to elect National Assembly representatives. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

An election official gives a man ballot papers at a special polling station set up in Havana's main train station February 3, 2013. Cubans go to polls to elect National Assembly representatives. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS...more

An election official gives a man ballot papers at a special polling station set up in Havana's main train station February 3, 2013. Cubans go to polls to elect National Assembly representatives. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
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Election officials sit at a table near pictures of Latin American revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara (L) and Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez in Havana February 3, 2013. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa

Election officials sit at a table near pictures of Latin American revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara (L) and Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez in Havana February 3, 2013. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa

Election officials sit at a table near pictures of Latin American revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara (L) and Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez in Havana February 3, 2013. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa
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A poster of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro is pictured near biographies of Cuban deputies candidates on a wall in Havana February 3, 2013. Cubans went to the polls on Sunday to elect a Communist Party selected slate of 612 deputies to the National Assembly, at a time of change in how they live and work, but not in how they vote. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

A poster of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro is pictured near biographies of Cuban deputies candidates on a wall in Havana February 3, 2013. Cubans went to the polls on Sunday to elect a Communist Party selected slate of 612 deputies to the National...more

A poster of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro is pictured near biographies of Cuban deputies candidates on a wall in Havana February 3, 2013. Cubans went to the polls on Sunday to elect a Communist Party selected slate of 612 deputies to the National Assembly, at a time of change in how they live and work, but not in how they vote. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
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School girls salute as a woman casts her ballot at a special polling station set up at Havana's hospital February 3, 2013. Cubans went to the polls on Sunday to elect a Communist Party selected slate of 612 deputies to the National Assembly, at a time of change in how they live and work, but not in how they vote. Cuba's President Raul Castro is pictured on the poster at left. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

School girls salute as a woman casts her ballot at a special polling station set up at Havana's hospital February 3, 2013. Cubans went to the polls on Sunday to elect a Communist Party selected slate of 612 deputies to the National Assembly, at a...more

School girls salute as a woman casts her ballot at a special polling station set up at Havana's hospital February 3, 2013. Cubans went to the polls on Sunday to elect a Communist Party selected slate of 612 deputies to the National Assembly, at a time of change in how they live and work, but not in how they vote. Cuba's President Raul Castro is pictured on the poster at left. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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School children salute as a man casts his ballot at a polling station in Havana February 3, 2013. Cubans go to polls to elect National Assembly representatives. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

School children salute as a man casts his ballot at a polling station in Havana February 3, 2013. Cubans go to polls to elect National Assembly representatives. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

School children salute as a man casts his ballot at a polling station in Havana February 3, 2013. Cubans go to polls to elect National Assembly representatives. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
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An election official sits at a table beside ballots at a special polling station set up in Havana's main train station February 3, 2013. Cubans go to polls to elect National Assembly representatives. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

An election official sits at a table beside ballots at a special polling station set up in Havana's main train station February 3, 2013. Cubans go to polls to elect National Assembly representatives. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS...more

An election official sits at a table beside ballots at a special polling station set up in Havana's main train station February 3, 2013. Cubans go to polls to elect National Assembly representatives. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
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A man prepares his ballot papers in a voting booth at a special polling station set up in Havana's main train station February 3, 2013. Cubans go to polls to elect National Assembly representatives. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

A man prepares his ballot papers in a voting booth at a special polling station set up in Havana's main train station February 3, 2013. Cubans go to polls to elect National Assembly representatives. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS...more

A man prepares his ballot papers in a voting booth at a special polling station set up in Havana's main train station February 3, 2013. Cubans go to polls to elect National Assembly representatives. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
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Election officials set up a special polling station at Havana's main train station February 3, 2013. Cubans go to polls to elect National Assembly representatives. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

Election officials set up a special polling station at Havana's main train station February 3, 2013. Cubans go to polls to elect National Assembly representatives. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

Election officials set up a special polling station at Havana's main train station February 3, 2013. Cubans go to polls to elect National Assembly representatives. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
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School children stand outside a polling station in Havana February 3, 2013. Cubans go to polls to elect National Assembly representatives. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

School children stand outside a polling station in Havana February 3, 2013. Cubans go to polls to elect National Assembly representatives. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

School children stand outside a polling station in Havana February 3, 2013. Cubans go to polls to elect National Assembly representatives. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
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A man stands next to a Cuban flag in Havana February 3, 2013. Cubans went to the polls on Sunday to elect a Communist Party selected slate of 612 deputies to the National Assembly, at a time of change in how they live and work, but not in how they vote. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

A man stands next to a Cuban flag in Havana February 3, 2013. Cubans went to the polls on Sunday to elect a Communist Party selected slate of 612 deputies to the National Assembly, at a time of change in how they live and work, but not in how they...more

A man stands next to a Cuban flag in Havana February 3, 2013. Cubans went to the polls on Sunday to elect a Communist Party selected slate of 612 deputies to the National Assembly, at a time of change in how they live and work, but not in how they vote. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
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